South Korea's Ministry of Information and Communication announced that the country is considering a move to allow MVNOs and other new wireless carriers into the market. The aim is to help cut mobile tariffs and promote competition, according to the Ministry. The government is currently strategizing on how to implement a system to allow the MVNOs to lease capacity on the incumbent networks. Politicians, civic groups and the like have been clamoring recently that the incumbent carriers: SK Telecom, KT Freetel and LG Telecom are overcharging their subscribers. So, "SK Helio" cometh?
For more on South Korea's MVNO talk:
- check out this WSJ article (sub. req.)