- SEOUL (Reuters) - Parents
in South Korea will now be able to track their children by using a device
in a new mobile phone that has been designed for kids.
- SK Telecom Co. began selling on Wednesday colorful cellphones
with antennas that look like human ears and a built in tracker using the
global positioning satellite (GPS) network.
- The firm, the top mobile operator in a country where
three-quarters of the people carry at least one mobile phone, put a price
of around 100,000 won ($86) on the handset.
- The phone has four buttons to save phone numbers of key
contacts, such as Mum and Dad.
- The GPS technology works even when the phone is turned
- To keep the price down, the phones do not have text messaging
or Internet capabilities.
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