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[Press] Korea Smart Cities Daily News Clipping - Jun. 21

South Korean government, telecom firms unveil 7-year 5G growth plans 

South Korean government on Wednesday unveiled extensive schemes to expand industries related to the fifth-generation cellular network, with an aim to boost the Korean companies’ global market share in 5G network equipment and smartphones. 

The meeting, presided over by Science and ICT Minister Yoo Young-min, was attended by chiefs from SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus, along with mobile division leaders from Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics.

The participants launched the “5G plus strategic committee” to discuss the country’s seven-year growth plan following the launch of the world’s first commercial 5G service in April.  

The meeting came amid growing attention to the 5G network since its commercial service began in April. While its subscribers surpassed 1 million here last month, concerns persist as to how to leverage the technology for industrial growth.  

[Source : The Korea Herald]

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