World-First Nationwide Network Dedicated to IoT will be built in South Korea

Samsung announced a new contract with SK Telecom to deploy the world’s first commercial Internet of Things (IoT)-dedicated nationwide network in South Korea. The network will be deployed across the country using the 900 MHz frequency band. The commercial service will be available nationwide by the middle of 2016. The network could be essential for automotive, medical, energy, and many other sectors in years to come.