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5G networks

5G in the DMZ: Isolated Korean village boasts ultrafast connection

No hospital or police, but this community has smart farms thanks to KT

Kim Dong-gu, village chief of Daeseong-dong, demonstrates the emergency response system powered by 5G. (Photo by Sotaro Suzuki)

DAESEONG-DONG, South Korea -- One of the most isolated villages in South Korea, nestled in a corner of the demilitarized zone, is now connected to a fifth-generation wireless network that will improve a lack of basic services.

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