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Our selection for innovation of the month is SKT’s partnership with the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) to install earthquake-detecting sensors on the telco’s radio station clusters.


  • The sensors, which are the size of a smartphone, can detect the intensity of seismic waves and earth shaking, as well as gravity load, in real time.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses how a telco is developing new types of connected products and services.
  • Examines how a telco can partner with experts in other sectors.

Key questions answered

  • What is August's innovative service of the month?
  • How has SKT developed a new type of digital service?

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  • Summary
  • SKT identifies how technology can help save lives
  • Next steps: Leverage the proposition in other areas


  • Further reading
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