South Korea wants to digitize its infrastructure as part of the ‘Korea New Deal’. The gov’t intends to spend over $48 billion on blockchain, AI, 5G and more.
Korean carrier SK Telecom launched what it says is the world’s first 5G smartphone. The phone is powered by blockchain technology which enhances security.
China Telecom believes that blockchain and 5G technology will be the basis of the digital future. China will have 170M 5G users by the end of the year.
The technological free zones will focus on innovation and testing emerging technologies like AI, blockchain, big data, and 5G.
The U.S. agency reportedly wants a track-and-trace technology for wireless spectrums that is “open-source, distributed and secure.” In short, blockchain technology.