Mobile regulation in South Korea

South Korea’s mobile industry is many years ahead of the US, largely due to the government’s active role in ensuring competitive forces don’t interfere with technical progress. Here’s an example:

The Korean government is pushing the mobile telcos in the country to open their networks with the intention of creating a wireless network as efficient and popular as the World Wide Web…

But of course there is a cost to government control:

There’s talk of punishment for carriers which don’t respond to the governments imprecations

Via MocoNews.

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