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Korea Telecom seems to understand the profound change that is underway with the arrival of more powerful “smart” phones and is concentrating its efforts to enhance mobile broadband services. As reported in Joongang Daily, the company will put its focus on “mobile broadband” in the coming months. As the graphic here illustrates (click to see full-size graphic), KT is trying to usher in an era where people can easily access wireless broadband internet services from all kinds of devices. KT will introduce a “tethering” service that allows Korean smartphone users to connect their handsets to other devices like laptops, e-book readers, connecting them to the internet like a modem. Such a system would free smartphone users from the need to find a WiFi hotspot to connect their computers to the web.
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