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KT to Build Network for 5G Trial Service in PyeongChang by September 2017

13th December 2016, Seoul, Korea

Oh Seong-mok, vice-president of KT, told reporters in KT headquarters located in downtown Seoul on Tuesday that it will complete building a network for a 5G network by September to provide a trial service of the technology at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Under the plan, KT will install the network in PyeongChang, the Olympic host city some 180 kilometers east of Seoul, its neighboring regions and parts of Seoul as a test bed to introduce the advanced mobile technology reported Yonhap.

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