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5G networks

South Korea to seize on world's first full 5G network

SK Group and KT lead the pack in new services like holographic streaming

A woman demonstrates a virtual reality device from SK Telecom that harnesses 5G networks at the MWC Barcelona trade show in Spain. (Photo courtesy of SK Telecom)

SEOUL -- South Korea intends to capitalize on becoming the first nation with a full-fledged 5G mobile network this month as businesses get a head start on new services such as holographic streaming and technologies leading to breakthroughs in manufacturing productivity.

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