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.
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.
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.
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.’
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.
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.
11/11/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that its UO Smart Beam Laser NX has been named 2017 CES Innovation Awards Honorees in two different categories of ‘Home Audio/Video Components and Accessories’ and ‘Portable Media Players and Accessories’.
11/10/2016 | By Netmanias
Samsung Electronics announced on the 9th it has successfully conducted 5G prototype trial in conjunction with China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI), which was a cooperation milestone between the two companies since Samsung became a member of China Mobile 5G Innovation Center in June 2016.
11/09/2016 | By Yunhee Son
KT announced that on the 8th that Olleh TV, its IPTV service, will be presenting ‘Olleh TV 360 GiGA VR’ service, the world’s first VR on IPTV service that can be controlled using a TV remote.
11/07/2016 | By Soojung Lee
SK Telecom today announced that it has become a member of 5G Automation Association (5GAA), a global cross-industry association of companies from the telecommunications and automotive industries.
11/05/2016 | By Netmanias
In the generation of 5G and IoT, to process vast amounts of data, the need for innovative new network technology is becoming clear. With this in mind, KT worked with partner companies to launch an institution that certifies software-based network solutions.
10/27/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced its earnings on a K-IFRS consolidated basis for the third quarter of 2016: revenue of KRW 4.244 trillion, operating income of KRW 424.3 billion and net income of KRW 322.1billion.
10/26/2016 | By Soojung Lee
KT and Samsung Electronics today announced joint success in establishing and demonstrating the world’s first 5G connection through a network built from end-to-end 5G technologies. The test took place in Suwon, South Korea at Samsung Electronics’ Digital City Campus.
10/26/2016 | By Netmanias
Samsung Electronics today introduced its expanded SAMSUNG ARTIK™ Smart Internet of Things (IoT) platform featuring two new module families, ARTIK 0 and ARTIK 7, new device management capabilities in SAMSUNG ARTIK™ Cloud and an expanded partner ecosystem.
10/25/2016 | By Yunhee Son
SK Broadband announced last week (on the 17th) that it has developed NG-PON2 platform capable of offering up to 40 Gbps Internet speeds and aims to launch a pilot service to seamlessly serve customer traffic that is ever-increasing due to growing popularity of Giga Internet and UHD IPTV services.
10/20/2016 | By Netmanias
Samsung Electronics hosted the first Silicon Valley 5G Summit on the 19th (local time), held at Samsung Research America in San Jose, U.S. The summit brought together global telecommunications industry leaders from across the value chain to lay the foundation for an open end-to-end ecosystem for 5G networks.
10/19/2016 | By Soojung Lee
10/19/2016 | By Soojung Lee
Following MWC 2016 in February, KT will present its 1G copper line telecommunication technology (GiGA Wire) jointly developed with Korean manufacturers at the Broadband World Forum (the BBWF), the world’s largest exhibition for wired telecommunication. Held in London, the annual exhibition is expected to be attended by top management of global telecommunication service providers and greatly impact the next-generation broadband network landscape.
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.
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