Friday, May 16, 2008

[The Chosun Ilbo, May 13 2008] Blackberry Smartphone May Come to Korea

SK Telecom, Korea's largest telecom service provider, is hoping to import the Blackberry, the world's most popular smartphone.

The Korean smartphone market is currently dominated by Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics. The Blackberry is produced by Canada's Research In Motion.

A senior official at the Korea Communications Commission said Monday that SK Telecom wants to import the Blackberry and is discussing the matter with related government agencies.

(For additional information, see also Jim Larson's blog and Futurize Korea's post.)

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