10/18/2016 | By Soojung Lee
Industry leaders launch GiGA Wire Alliance with the goal of promoting worldwide adoption of Gigabit FTTdp/FTTB broadband access solutions powered by the ITU-T G.hn standard. GiGA Wire solutions are based on the open G.hn standard, which enables service provider to use any in-building copper infrastructure (phone lines, UTP cables and coaxial cables) to deliver Gigabit services without the high cost associated with installing new optical fiber.
10/17/2016 | By Soojung Lee
Nokia and SK Broadband have provided the fastest fiber access speeds ever to a first set of apartment buildings in Seoul, South Korea, reaching aggregate speeds of 52.5 Gbps.
10/16/2016 | By Yunhee Son
On the 16th, SK Telecom declared its successful demonstration of ultra-high quality 4K (Four times better than Full HD) VR live broadcasting conducted in cooperation with SK Broadband at its Bundang R&D Center.
10/14/2016 | By Yunhee Son
KT announced on the 9th that it, in cooperation with a local SME, successfully conducted a demonstration of a '5G repeater' that can give excellent 5G coverage inside of buildings in a very cost-efficient way.
10/10/2016 | By Dr. Michelle M. Do
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 GiGAtopia (KT’s Forward Looking Strategy) along with details of its network innovation, and highlighting the infinite possibilities that can be brought by the next-generation network.
10/07/2016 | By Netmanias
Samsung announced on the 6th that it has agreed to acquire Viv Labs, the intelligent interface to everything. Viv has developed a unique, open AI platform that gives third-party developers the power to use and build conversational assistants and integrate a natural language-based interface into renowned applications and services.
10/06/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that it, together with Lotte Department Store, will create a new shopping culture by realizing a truly smart shopping environment via ‘Smart Department Store,’ a package of smart shopping solutions designed to revolutionize people’s shopping experience.
09/30/2016 | By Park, Jisung
KT is establishing an environment where anyone in South Korea can use 1Gbps GiGA-Internet by applying many innovative technologies.
09/30/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Broadband announced last week (on the 21th) that it has successfully developed a solution that enables 1Gbps Internet speeds in both UL and DL over the legacy 2-pair cable without the need of installing extra cables for the first time in the world.
09/30/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom and Qualcomm announced on the 29th that they have successfully demonstrated enhanced Licensed Assisted Access (eLAA) that utilizes both licensed and unlicensed spectrum at SK Telecom’s Corporate R&D Center in Bundang, Korea.
09/29/2016 | By NETMANIAS
Samsung Electronics and Hewlett Packard Enterprise today announced a partnership that will provide carriers with integrated network functions virtualization (NFV) infrastructure and virtual network functions (VNF) solutions. This kind of collaboration is critical to both carriers and customers increasingly looking to implement pre-tested and integrated multi-vendor solutions based on an open architecture.
09/28/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom has won the “Biggest Contribution of 5G R&D” and “Most Notable Partnership between an Operator and Solutions Provider” held in Singapore on September 27, 2016. Also, on the same day, SK Telecom has been named the winner of the “Best 5G Initiative” award at RAN World Awards 2016 held in Dusseldorf, Germany.
09/26/2016 | By Netmanias
KT, South Korea-based telecom company, announced last week (on the 20th) that it has successfully demonstrated various Internet of Small Things (IoST) services that are based on Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT) technology over its commercial LTE network in cooperation with Daejeon metropolitan city, Nokia, Kolon Industry, Intel, etc.
09/23/2016 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom and Samsung have become the world’s first to verify the performance of the 5G handover technology by connecting multiple millimeter wave base station systems to operator’s fiber optics infrastructure.
09/14/2016 | By NETMANIAS
In connection with the acquisition, the company issued approximately 47.5 million shares of its common stock, representing 58 percent of the combined company, to DASAN Networks, Inc., the former sole shareholder of DASAN Network Solutions, and changed its name to DASAN Zhone Solutions, Inc. The company will commence trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the new symbol DZSI on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016.
09/12/2016 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today announced that together with Nokia, it has successfully implemented the world’s first cloud-based SDRAN (Software-Defined RAN) - also known as Cloud RAN - in a commercial network.
09/10/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom announced on the 8th that it executed an MoU with Korea Expressway Corporation (KEC) and Korea Electronics Technology Institute (KETI) for technological partnership in relation to V2X (Vehicle to Everything), a next-generation automobile communication for self-driving vehicles.
09/07/2016 | By Yongjoo Kim
On the 4th, SK Telecom launched ‘SCube’ (tentative name), a new brand for networking equipment it plans to offer. SCube equipment was developed by SK Telecom and manufactured by a small-sized local vendor and SK Hynix. Initially, a group of five products, including AF-Media, NV-Array and T-CAP were released.
09/06/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom unveiled NUGU, AI service powered by voice recognition along with a device specifically designed for the service last week (on August 31st). NUGU consists of an AI platform that can understand the Korean language and a specially designed device capable of voice input/output.
09/05/2016 | By Netmanias
KT on the 30th August rolled out ‘dovido’, a how-to video platform designed to help anyone to make and generate revenues out of video content easily, and shared its strategies for content platform business at a press conference.
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