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2016 communication service quality evaluation - Average LTE speeds of 120.09 Mbps

01/12/2017 | By Netmanias

On the 28th of last December, the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) announced the results of '2016 communication service quality evaluation' mainly in two categories: Wireless Internet (LTE, 3G, WiBro, WiFi (Telco, Public)) and Wired Internet (Giga and high-speed divisions).

Samsung to Reveal Creative Lab Projects for Kids and Skincare at CES 2017

12/26/2016 | By Netmanias

Samsung Electronics announced that following the success of last year’s showcase, it will display three more Creative Lab (C-Lab) projects during CES 2017, at Eureka Park: Tag+, S-Skin and Lumini.

SK Telecom Names Park Jung-ho President and CEO

12/22/2016 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that SK Holdings C&C Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Park Jung-ho has been appointed as the new President and CEO of SK Telecom.

SK Telecom, Ericsson and Qualcomm announce collaboration on 5G NR trials to accelerate wide-scale 5G deployments

12/21/2016 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom, Ericsson, and Qualcomm Technologies today announced that plans to conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on 5G New Radio (NR) standards being developed based on specifications by 3GPP.

KT to launch 5G network for PyeongChang Winter Olympic by September 2017

12/21/2016 | By Michelle M. Do

On December 13, KT held a press conference, sharing the results of "PyeongChang 5G" field tests and introducing 5G-based media services that would offer even more enjoyable and realistic viewing experiences.

Korea has the world's fastest average Internet speeds in Q3 2016

12/20/2016 | By Netmanias

As if Q3 2016, Korea has remained the country with the world's fastest average Internet speeds for 11 quarters in a row, and also with the highest broadband Internet adoption rates, proving its unsurpassed leadership in the global Internet market.

LG U+ to deploy NB-IoT-dedicated network

12/15/2016 | By Netmanias

LG U+ launched the deployment of an NFV-based, NB-IoT-dedicated core network equipment called ‘C-SGN’ that it developed in cooperation with Eluon, a South Korean mobile communication solution developer last month.

SK Telecom to introduce Huawei’s Cell Towers

12/08/2016 | By An, Hocheon

SK Telecom is introducing Huawei’s cell towers and this is expected to bring remarkable changes to overall structure of competitions between telecommunication equipment manufacturers.

SK Telecom to start developing 5G Services using AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality)

12/05/2016 | By An, Hocheon

SK Telecom has started developing 5G services using AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality) with a venture company.

SK Telecom Signs MOU with Honeywell Korea to Realize Interworking between SK Telecom’s LoRa Network and Honeywell Sensors

11/29/2016 | By Soojung Lee

SK Telecom today announced that it signed a MOU with Honeywell Korea, the leading provider of automation and control solutions. This MOU brings about the integration of SK Telecom’s LoRa network technology with Honeywell’s sensor and control devices across homes, buildings and factories.

Samsung Showcases FDA-cleared GM85 Mobile Digital Radiography System at RSNA 2016

11/27/2016 | By Soojung Lee

Samsung Electronics showcases the GM85 Digital Radiography (DR) system which received 510(k) FDA clearance November 17 for the US market, at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2016 Annual Meeting at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Meet Quantum, SK Telecom’s new brand for 5G

11/22/2016 | By Yunhee Son

The new brand, 'Quantum' will be used in marketing of SK Telecom’s key 5G network technologies, products and services to be arriving soon, like pricing plans, IoT network, connected car, quantum cryptography communication, etc.

SK Telecom Wins WBA Industry Awards for Four Consecutive Years

11/18/2016 | By Soojung Lee

SK Telecom today announced that it has been named the winner of the “Best Wireless Deployment in Rural or Remote Areas” with its ‘Smart Wireless Backhaul’ at this year’s Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) Industry Awards* held on November 16 in San Jose, California.

KT opened PyeongChang 5G center equipped with 5G-SIG-based base station/device and service trial equipment

11/18/2016 | By Yunhee Son

KT announced on the 17th that it opened the PyeongChang 5G Center in Alpensia Ski Jumping Center for successful provision of 5G trial services in 2018. A variety of 5G network equipment and devices like 5G-SIG standard-compliant base stations and antennas co-developed with global leading vendors are equipped in the center.

LG U+ demonstrated speeds of 31Gbps using a 5G base station

11/18/2016 | By Yunhee Son

LG U+ announced on the 13th that it, by leveraging a 5G trial base station, succeeded in achieving the downloading speed of up to 31Gbps, which is more than 100 times faster than the current 3-band LTE-A technology, for the first time in the nation.

KT Comes Forward with a way to Block Infectious Diseases Coming in from Abroad Using Roaming Big Data

11/16/2016 | By Netmanias

KT and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) (Department Head Jeong Gi-seok, www.cdc.go.kr) made a joint announcement. From November 16th, a blocking infectious disease from abroad service would be provided using roaming big data, starting with KT customers.

Samsung acquires Rich Communications Services Business from Skyview Capital’s NewNet Communication Technologies

11/16/2016 | By Soojung Lee

Samsung Electronics announced on November 15th its acquisition of NewNet Communication Technologies (Canada), Inc. (“NewNet Canada”), a company operating Rich Communications Services (RCS) business within NewNet Communication Technologies.

SK Telecom Demonstrates World’s First 5G Connected Car with Ericsson and BMW

11/15/2016 | By Soojung Lee

SK Telecom today announced that it deployed the world largest mmWave 5G trial network using the 28GHz band at BMW driving center located in Yeongjong Island, Incheon, and demonstrated the world’s first 5G-based connected car, named ‘T5.’

KT's 5G roadmap: Pilot service and standardization by 2018 and world's first commercial service by 2019

11/15/2016 | By Yunhee Son

KT said on the 8th that it would take the lead in global initiative to build 5G ecosystem. KT has actively partnered with global leading vendors in efforts of establishing common 5G specifications and verifying key 5G technologies and systems for introduction of the world's first 5G pilot service.

Samsung Electronics to acquire HARMAN, accelerating Growth in Automotive and Connected Technologies

11/14/2016 | By Soojung Lee

Samsung Electronics and Harman International Industries, Incorporated today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Samsung will acquire HARMAN for $112.00 per share in cash, or total equity value of approximately $8.0 billion.

   
 
 
   

 

   
   

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SK Telecom's Massive IoT Deployments through LoRa for Small Things

 

 

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SK Telecom commercialized the world’s first nationwide LoRa-based, IoT dedicated network in the end of June. This report will discuss how well SK Telecom is poised for the emerging IoST sector, and where it is heading.

 

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08/20/2016

SK Telecom's IoT Target and Strategies: LoRa-based IoST

SK Telecom completed deployment of a nationwide IoT-dedicated LoRa network in 920 MHz in June, and announced the commercialization of the network in early July. As the company had already had an LTE-M network commercialized earlier in March, the addition of the LoRa network allowed the company to operate a nationwide hybrid network.

 

06/20/2016

South Korean big 3, going global with oneM2M-certified platforms

The big 3 operators in South Korea, ST Telecom, KT and LG U+, each with a global standard oneM2M-certified IoT platform, are now aiming for global market.

 

04/21/2016

Who will be the world's first operator to deploy a nationwide IoT network?

IoT, the next generation growth engine in the mobile communication industry, is finally unveiled. South Korea-based SK Telecom and KT, geared up with cutting-edge IoT technologies including LoRa, LTE-M, and NB IoT, etc., are to be in fierce competition to deploy the nation's (and world's) first nationwide IoT network.

 

04/18/2016

KT's nationwide LTE-M network and IoT strategy

KT held a press conference to present the 'Plan for promoting IoST business' as it kicked off the project for deployment of its claimed 'world's first' nationwide LTE-M network. At the conference Mr. Jungeon Kim, Head of GiGA IoT Division, shared the company's IoT strategies, 5 key IoST business acceleration programs, and future plans.

   
   

 

   
 

 

 

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06/08/2016

5G for 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics - 33 Times Faster than LTE

During the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, 5G pilot service will be offered by means of 8-band CA that combines 8 100MHz carriers, supporting over 10Gbps on devices - more than 33 times faster than the current LTE's maximum 300Mbps.

 

03/13/2016

How ready is KT for 5G Olympics?

Around this time of year, network operators and vendors are in fierce competition in introducing innovative next generation technologies and services with Mobile World Congress (MWC) fast approaching. This year, KT and SK Telecom have already been battling to present the world's first 5G technologies and services faster.  

  

   
   

 

   
 
   
Network Architecture Evolution from 4G to 5G   One-Shot 
How the Next-Generation Mobile Core could accommodate Network Slicing?   Tech-Blog 
On Resource Partitioning, Network Slicing and Service Chaining   Tech-Blog 
KT 5G Network Architecture   One-Shot
E2E Network Slicing - Key 5G technology : What is it? Why do we need it? How do we implement it?   Tech-Blog 
5G network as envisioned by KT - Analysis of KT's 5G network architecture   Tech-Blog
Brief Survey - Operator’s View on 5G C-RAN/Fronthaul Redefinition   Report
5G POC (Test, Trial) Status in Korea 5 oneshot   One-Shot
Mobile Network Architecture for 5G Era - New C-RAN Architecture and Distributed 5G Core   Tech-Blog
KT, World’s First Commercial Wireless 1 Gbps (GiGA LTE = 3-band CA + GiGA WiFi)    Tech-Blog
Hear from CTOs of Korean Telcos (3) SK Telecom: Dr. Jinsung Choi 'SK Telecom's 5G Evolution Strategies'   Tech-Blog
Hear from CTOs of Korean Telcos (1) KT: Dr. Dongmyun Lee 'Leading 5G through wired/wireless integration'   Tech-Blog
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03/21/2016

Analysis of LTE – WiFi Aggregation Solutions

1. Introduction    
2. Current Trends in LTE - WiFi Aggregation   
    2.1 3GPP-based LTE - WiFi Aggregation    
        2.1.1 LTE in Unlicensed/Licensed Assisted Access (LTE-U/LAA)    
        2.1.2 LTE - WiFi Link Aggregation (LWA)    
    2.2 IETF-based LTE - WiFi Aggregation    
        2.2.1 MPTCP Proxy    
3 Summary and Future Trends 
  

  

   
   

 

   
 
   
Netvision Telecom's LTE/Wi-Fi Multipath Aggregation Solution - Instantly upgrade the performance of mobile network   White paper
3GPP based LTE and Wi-Fi Interworking Architecture: ePDG (S2b)   One-Shot
LTE/LTE-A commercialization by South Korea’s big 3 operators (Q2 2015)   One-Shot
Commercialization Status of LTE-LTE and LTE-WiFi Carrier Aggregation in Korea (June 30, 2015)   One-Shot
KT, World’s First Commercial Wireless 1 Gbps (GiGA LTE = 3-band CA + GiGA WiFi)   Tech-Blog
LG U+ achieved 600Mbps in its second LTE-U demonstrationLG U+ achieved 600Mbps in its second LTE-U demonstration   Tech-Blog
Netmanias Interview with KT at MWC 2015: KT's demonstrations of LTE-H and LTE-U   Tech-Blog
Debates on LTE-Unlicensed and Wi-Fi (KT, SK Telecom, Qualcomm, etc.)   Tech-Blog
What's GiGAtopia envisioned by Chairman Chang-gyu Hwang of KT? (GiGa FTTH, GiGA Wire, GiGa Path)   Tech-Blog
Network Architecture for LTE and Wi-Fi Interworking   Technical  Doc.

  

 

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03/28/2016

Spectrum auction in April 2016 - What will be offered? How will it affect operators' service strategies?

On March 18th, the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP), a ministry of South Korean government, finally revealed its plan to hold a much overdue auction for mobile spectrum at the end of April, in 2 years and 8 months after the last one in August 2013. At the auction, a total of 140 MHz (2x70 MHz) across 5 blocks will be offered. Each of the Korean big 3 operators will have a chance to obtain up to 60 MHz (2x30 MHz). 

  

   
   

 

   
 
   
Spectrum auction in April 2016 - What will be offered? How will it affect operators' service strategies?   Tech-Blog
Netmanias interview with China Mobile at MWCS 2015: 4G evolution (LTE-Advanced, 4.5G) technologies - Part 2. 4.5G (TDD+)   Tech-Blog
Netmanias interview with China Mobile at MWCS 2015: 4G evolution (LTE-Advanced, 4.5G) technologies - Part 1. LTE-Advanced   Tech-Blog
SK Telecom, catching up the new trend through commercialization of commercial server-based EPC   Tech-Blog
KT, World’s First Commercial Wireless 1 Gbps (GiGA LTE = 3-band CA + GiGA WiFi)   Tech-Blog
KT GiGAtopia: What's promised and what's delivered   Tech-Blog
Evolution of SK Telecom’s in-building LTE solutions   Report
LTE success story in Korea- presentation for Iran (June 2015)   Report
LG U+ achieved 600Mbps in its second LTE-U demonstrationLG U+ achieved 600Mbps in its second LTE-U demonstration   Tech-Blog
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