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South Korea keen to share mobile TV know-how

January 13, 2011

South Korea is keen to share knowledge and extend its cooperation on new technologies in information communication and technology (ICT), such as mobile tv (terrestrial DMB (T-DMB) services), and wireless broadband with Malaysia and the rest in the Asean region.

Korea Communication Commission director-general Hwanjung Yang said it was ready to help Asean countries to enrich its ICT development in the region by sharing its knowledge through training programmes and researches.

“Korea wishes to extend cooperation on sharing the new technology and services such as mobile tv (T-DMB) and wireless broadboand.

“In order to support a successful mobile TV service in the Asean region, Korea plans to provide the T-DMB gadgets and devices for trial service, provide training programme and support transition from trial to commercial service,” he said after the 11th Telecommunications and Information Technology Senior Officials Meeting.

South Korea is one of the Asean dialogue partners beside China, Japan and India.

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