News tagged with mobile data

SK Telecom to invest $2.1 bn to expand network

South Korea's largest mobile operator SK Telecom said Tuesday it would invest a record 2.3 trillion won ($2.1 billion) this year to expand its network and meet the growing data needs of smartphone users.

dateMay 03, 2011 in Business
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Wireless carriers get consent to use location data

(AP) -- The nation's four largest wireless carriers say they obtain customer permission before using a subscriber's physical location to provide driving directions, family-locator applications and other location-based services, ...

dateApr 28, 2011 in Telecom
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S. Korea probes Apple about tracking feature

South Korea's telecoms regulator said Monday it had launched an inquiry into Apple to see whether the US giant's collection of location data from its iPhone and iPad users violates privacy rules.

dateApr 25, 2011 in Business
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Mobile ads boom raises privacy concerns

A boom in mobile adverts that can target individual smartphone and tablet users is raising deep concerns over the protection of private data, industry leaders say.

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Telecom
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Video making second mobile revolution

Smartphones and tablets are driving a mobile revolution, allowing video to take the lead in a business once dominated by voice calls, industry players and experts say.

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Telecom
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Could smartphones go stupid?

Smartphones are rapidly becoming ubiquitous, but they risk becoming a victim of their own success, so clogging networks they are unable to do many of the smart applications that fuelled their sales.

dateFeb 11, 2011 in Telecom
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