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The original purpose of small cells was to efficiently reuse spectrum as a capacity solution – not as a replacement for cell towers. However, outdoor small cell use as a coverag...
Matt Walsh @ Blue Signal Search
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A important component in LTE network is the policy and charging control (PCC) function that brings together and enhances capabilities from earlier 3GPP releases to deliver dynam...
Paul Dayanidhi @ Nicheken Technologies
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When the callee has been alerted by the provisional response, the chances of a session establishment failure are minimum assuming network resources are available. So in this cas...
Arindam Ghosh @ Qualcomm
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Evolved Video Broadcasting aka eMBMS came back into the focus during the 4G era (2011-2012) and though it has yet to hit a steady/stable mark (and profitability); it is by far o...
Shaheer Jamal Syed @ Ericsson
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Physical layer data throughput can be calculated accurately for different scenarios. In order to determine physical layer performance, we need to calculate the total physical re...
Mahmoud Ali @ AdvaComm Associates
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The AF and the Rx interface between the PCRF and AF are defined in the 3GPP specifications and they are mainly used by the PCRF to connect third-party applications (for example,...
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SK Telecom’s strategy for IoT network is to provide IoT networks that are customized for different types of IoT services to ensure connectivity is optimized for each service.
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When LTE system was developed one of the big technical feature from UMTS Soft/Softer handover was missing from the architecture. There are many specific reasons why LTE dropped...
Mohamed Abdel Monem @ Vodafone
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LTE Frequency Commercialization Status in Korea (KT, SK Telecom and LG U+) 2011 - 2016
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Inter-Operator VoLTE SKT, KT, LG U+

Integration of LTE and WiFi using MP-TCP GW (1.1Gbps) SKT, KT, LG U+

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KT applied a battery-saving technology (C-DRX) in the LTE network, enabling smartphone battery to last up to 45% longer

KT announced on the 12th of April that it has applied a technology called Connected Mode Discontinuous Reception (C-DRX) in the LTE network, and th...

04/26/2017

Korea’s First LTE-Railway Network Starts Official Service Base on Joint Efforts of Samsung and SK Telecom

Samsung Electronics announced that its LTE-Railway (LTE-R) solution successfully launched its official service today on the 41km-long Busan Metro l...

04/24/2017

SK Telecom releases 5G RFI for the first time in Korea

SK Telecom on the 4th announced that it released the 5G RFI for the first time in Korea. Based on the RFI, the telco plans to cooperate with its pa...

04/08/2017

Jio and Samsung Shift the Indian LTE Mobile Market Landscape Once Again with the “I&G Project”

Samsung announced on February 28 its innovative “I&G (Infill & Growth) Project” for Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd in India. This joint project was esta...

03/01/2017

Samsung to Expand its RCS (Rich Communication Services) Messaging Service

Samsung Electronics today announced its plan to expand its Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging service using the recently-acquired NewNet...

02/28/2017

SK Telecom Successfully Tests LTE-Advanced Five-Band Carrier Aggregation on its Commercial Network

SK Telecom today announced that successfully tested LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) five-band carrier aggregation (CA) on its commercial network. In addition,...

02/27/2017

Chairman Hwang Chang Kyu to transform KT into a platform provider with over 20% of its revenues coming from platform business by 2020

Last week, at the ‘2017 New Year Strategies Workshop’, KT Chairman Hwang Chang Kyu unveiled a blueprint for the management strategies in his second...

02/11/2017

SK Telecom Completes Deployment of LTE-R for Busan Subway

SK Telecom today announced on Febrary 9, 2017 that it, together with Busan Transportation Corporation (BTC), has deployed the world’s first LTE-R,...

02/11/2017

SK Telecom and Nokia Successfully Develop the World’s First MCPTT Solution Over VoLTE

SK Telecom and Nokia have jointly developed the world’s first “Mission-Critical Push-To-Talk (MCPTT)” solution, which is a next-generation push-to-...

01/23/2017

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

Samsung Electronics announced on November 15th its acquisition of NewNet Communication Technologies (Canada), Inc. (“NewNet Canada”), a company ope...

11/16/2016

KT’s Chairman Chang-Gyu Hwang's speech at Harvard Business School - "Intelligent network to open up an post-mobile era"

KT’s Chairman Chang-Gyu Hwang delivered a special speech last month at Harvard Business School on ‘Power of the Network’, introducing the company’s...

10/10/2016

SK Telecom and Qualcomm Announce First Enhanced Licensed Assisted Access (eLAA) Over-the-Air Trial

SK Telecom and Qualcomm announced on the 29th that they have successfully demonstrated enhanced Licensed Assisted Access (eLAA) that utilizes both...

09/30/2016