As is the case with most advances in the tech industry, South Korea is leading the way. Under pressure from the government, mobile operators in the country are moving toward tearing down the mobile walled gardens that make it difficult for users to access any Web page they want. The move will allow users to set their own homepages, too. Some analysts hope Helio, the MVNO JV from SK EarthLink, follows its parent's lead and breaks the walled garden trend in the U.S. as well.
For more on South Korea's move to an open mobile Internet:
- see this article from The Korea Times