Korean Researchers Test First 5G-Connected Cars

Researchers at SK Telecom announced Tuesday that they have tested the world’s first 5G-connected cars to enable the networks on which those communications will occur. “5G will offer much more than just faster data speeds. It will serve as a true enabler for a whole new variety of powerful services that deliver unprecedented value to customers,” SK Telecom CTO Alex Jinsung Choi said Tuesday. “Today’s demonstration of 5G-based connected car technologies marks the very first step towards achieving fully autonomous driving in the upcoming era of 5G.”