KT launches mobile service at S. Korea Starbucks

KT Corp. (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT), South Korea´s largest telecommunications company, is offering its ´10 GiGA WiFi´ service at Starbucks´ three major Reserve stores across Seoul, the company said.

The locations include Jongno Tower, Starfield Coex Mall and Gangnam Kyobo Tower. More Reserve stores with the Internet service will open across the country in the coming months.

10 GiGA WiFi is the world´s first commercial technology based on the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)´ new standard of WiFi, 802.11ax, and KT´s 10 Gbps Internet infrastructure. It provides the maximum speed of 4.8 Gbps, almost three times that of the previous standard of 802.11ac with 1.7Gbps, the speed of the wireless local area network (WLAN) that is widely used today.

KT Corporation, Korea´s largest telecommunications service provider reestablished in 1981 under the Telecommunications Business Act, is the era of innovations in the world´s most connected country. For more information, visit https://corp.kt.com/eng/.