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SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM, hereinafter referred to as “SKT”) currently introduced that it signed a Memorandum of Comprehension (MOU) with the Korea Airports Corporation, Hanwha Techniques and the Korea Transportation Institute to collaborate for the commercialization of City Air Mobility (UAM*) in Korea.
*City Air Mobility refers to the eco-helpful air mobility services available in city locations through the use of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircrafts.

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As members of ‘UAM Crew Korea,’ an sector-academia-study council and policy neighborhood launched by the Korean Federal government, the four functions are fully commited to accelerating the realization of the government’s UAM roadmap (named ‘K-UAM Roadmap’) by collaborative exploration and development in all similar locations together with UAM infrastructure, aircrafts, air visitors, desire and receptivity.

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Beneath the MOU, SKT will exam and build interaction network products for UAM. The business designs to build an perfect communications atmosphere for UAM, where by secure and responsible connectivity amongst aircrafts and floor infrastructure is necessary.

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SKT will also create a UAM assistance system to supply all relevant products and services – e.g. booking, transit, and so on. – in an built-in way to deliver seamless mobility to clients, letting them to successfully journey to a desired destination by making use of assorted modes of transportation like UAM, bus, train and personal mobility vehicles.

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The Korea Airports Company will construct and operate UAM infrastructure such as vertiports, and control UAM Targeted visitors, whilst Hanwha Techniques create UAM aircrafts as nicely as methods for UAM targeted traffic regulate and navigation. The Korea Transport Institute will perform scientific tests to forecast  the demand from customers and receptivity for UAM.

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Going ahead, the 4 get-togethers be expecting their initiatives to lead to reducing social expenditures brought about by visitors congestion in massive towns including the metropolitan place and help GHG-totally free, environmentally-welcoming transportation just take root in Korea.

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“Through shut partnership with the Korea Airports Corporation, Hanwha Programs, and the Korea Transport Institute, we will accelerate the commercialization of city air mobility in Korea and get sector management by introducing a new and modern mobility infrastructure,” mentioned Ryu Young-sang, President of MNO at SKT.

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