Intel opens R&D shop in Korea

March 8, 2004 – Intel has established a R&D center in Seoul, South Korea, to focus on wireless communications and digital home technology.

The company will work with the Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC), and the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, for development of new technologies for multimedia services over home networks.

South Korea plans to have a total of six R&D centers up and running in 2003, collaborating with other international companies, according to MIC vice-minister Chang Kon-Kim.

IBM already has signed a four-year, $16 million cooperative agreement with the government to develop mobile communications software.


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