KT launches WiBro at APEC

WiMax Forum delegates were on hand Tuesday as KT launched launch its WiBro personal broadband service. KT exhibited its new network and services at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) event through a series of live demonstrations in which its branded Wonder-Media (video service), Wonder-message (SMS, MMS), Wonder-Phone (mobile VoIP) and Wonder-Tour (location-based service) were delivered to PDAs, tablet PCs and laptops. KT delivered two-way video, Internet and messaging broadband services to a range of devices located in a traveling shuttle bus so that APEC attendees could experience the alleged "wonder" of mobile broadband.

For more on KT's WiBro launch:
- see this press release

PLUS: Samsung used the APEC event to unveil the world's first WiBro handsets. Report

ALSO: By 2010, the worldwide WiMax market is forecast to reach $3.5 billion and account for 4 percent of all broadband usage. This growth will be driven by new equipment from a growing list of hardware suppliers and an increasing number of WiMax trials and deployments. Report

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