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2009-06-15 18:01:00

Korean Mobile Operators Host Recent GSMA Board Meeting, Showcase Korea's Leadership and Innovation in Global ICT Industry LONDON, and SEOUL, South Korea, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, yesterday held its most recent Board meeting in Seoul, South Korea. The meeting was jointly hosted by Korean mobile operators KT and SK Telecom and attended by executives of the 25 of world's leading mobile operators. The...

2009-06-08 07:00:00

VoIP enhanced Mobile Phone Provides Greater Clarity and Enables HD Voice Capabilities SAN FRANCISCO, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global IP Solutions (Oslo Bors: GIPS), the leading provider of IP multimedia processing solutions, announced that KT Networks will be adding a powerful new VoIP feature to its Windows(R) Mobile smartphone, which includes HD voice capabilities from GIPS. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081016/GIPSLOGO) KT Networks is part of KT, formerly Korea...

2009-02-25 10:58:30

Market regulators in South Korea gave unconditional approval to a merger between KT Corp. and its mobile service affiliate KTF Co. Wednesday. The Fair Trade Commission said in a statement it found no competition-limiting impact from the takeover. The decision, however, now goes to the Korea Communications Commission, the Yonhap News Agency reported. The KCC is expected to issue a ruling on the merger March 20. A KCC official warned the Fair Trade Commission's decision was advisory, not...

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2008-11-19 13:37:16

The Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday that Japan's NTT DoCoMo Inc and South Korean partner KTF Co are jointly developing a smartphone using Google software to be launched next year. Japan's top mobile phone operator, DoCoMo, has been eyeing a launch for 2009 as part of a global alliance to develop phones based on Google's Android platform. Both DoCoMo and KTF have been jointly procuring handsets to cut costs. Smartphones have been gaining popularity in Japan ever since the July...

2008-11-04 00:00:06

SPIRIT DSP, the world's leading provider of voice and video software engines, announced today that Korea Telecom (KT), Korea's top integrated wired/wireless communications service provider, has licensed SPIRIT's carrier-grade TeamSpirit(R) 3.0 Voice&Video Engine PC to ensure high quality voice and video in their next generation value-adding IP-based services. IDC Korea valued the local VoIP market at about $251 million last year with the expected annual growth over 50 percent for the...

2008-10-04 03:00:06

Text of report in English by Eugene Kwibuka entitled " Korean firm signs 38m dollar internet deal " published by Rwandan newspaper The New Times website on 4 October Kigali: Rwanda Information Technology Authority (RITA) Friday [3 October] signed a 38m dollar contract with Korea Telecom (KT) to have the latter set up the National Backbone Project which will enable high-speed internet network in the country using fibre optic technology. The deal consists of a high-speed fibre optic network...

2008-09-19 06:00:15

Text of report in English by South Korean newspaper Chungang Ilbo website on 18 September KT, the leading landline phone and broadband operator, unveiled its business plan for Internet protocol TV, saying that it would invest 1.7 trillion won (1.47bn dollars) by the end of 2012 and reach break even in 2011. Yoon Jong-lok, senior executive vice president of KT's Growing Business Group, made the announcement during a press conference yesterday at the Seoul Press Centre in Taepyeongno,...

2008-09-14 21:00:12

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Yonhap) - Almost every household in South Korea is connected to high-speed Internet, a government report said Sunday. As of the end of July, 15.09 million households were registered with high-speed Internet services, marking an increase of 620,000 from the previous year, according to the report released by Korea Communications Commission, the country's telecommunications regulator. The figure represents 95 per...

2008-09-10 06:00:22

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Yonhap) - KT Corp., South Korea's largest fixed- line operator, said Wednesday it has forged a tentative deal with a Japanese telecom company to cooperate in the development of cross- border roaming technology to be used in wireless-broadband connection technology.The memorandum of understanding signed with Japan's UQ Communications Inc. in Tokyo earlier in the day calls for joint efforts in developing platforms...

2008-09-10 06:00:14

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Yonhap) - Three South Korean telecom companies are scheduled to begin providing television programmes over high- speed Internet connections in a trial run, the nations's telecommunications regulator said Wednesday. The companies - KT Corp., Hanarotelecom Inc and LG Dacom Corp. - will begin the trial run of their Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) services, channelled through broadband connections, starting next...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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