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SK Telecom and Global IT Leaders Gathered for TIP Meeting to Discuss Partnership in 5G

06/08/2016 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom is hosting the first Telco Infra Project (TIP) conference, where more than 40 global IT leaders including Facebook, Nokia, Intel, Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom AG, are presented, at SK Telecom T Tower in Seoul for two days (8th and 9th).

KT, Now Bringing the World’s First ‘Giga Speeds in any LAN’ - 2-par LAN Gigabit Internet

06/07/2016 | By Netmanias

On the 7th, KT unveiled its new solution called ‘2pairs LAN GiGA Internet’, claimed to be capable of supporting 1Gbps for any customers with LAN UTP cabling.

Samsung Successfully Showcases World’s First 3GPP Based Public Safety LTE Solution Prior to the Official Launch

06/03/2016 | By Netmanias

Samsung Electronics today announced that it successfully demonstrated the usability and reliability of its Public Safety LTE (PS-LTE) solutions during comprehensive testing in Pyeongchang, Korea. The solution is an advanced means of communication for emergency situations.

SK Telecom Unveils ‘T map for Car’ at 2016 Busan International Motor Show

06/02/2016 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that it unveiled ‘T map for Car,’ an innovative connected car service based on its mobile navigation app ‘T map’, at 2016 Busan International Motor Show to be held from June 3 to 12 at Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO), Korea.

SK Telecom, Elected as the Chaiman of TIP, a Global 5G Initiative

05/29/2016 | By Ahn Ho-cheon

SK announced on the 29th it has become the inaugural chair of the Telco Infra Project (TIP), a global initiative co-founded by global leaders including Facebook, to bring all the players in the industry together to develop 5G technologies.

TDD in 28GHz: Standards for 5G Test Service for Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

05/26/2016 | By Ahn Ho-cheon

Standards for 5G test service technologies are unveiled. Developed by South Korean businesses, such as Samsung Electronics, the big 3 operators, etc., in cooperation with global vendors, the new technologies will allow for application of Time Division Duplex (TDD) method in 28GHz super-high frequency band, and provision of wideband service through interaction with LTE technologies.

SK Telecom Wins Two Awards at GTB Innovation Awards 2016

05/26/2016 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) today announced that it has received two awards both in the category of ‘Wireless Infrastructure Innovation’ at the GTB Innovation Awards 2016 held in London on May 25.

Samsung Electronics to Jointly Build SK Telecom’s World-First Nationwide LoRaWAN Network Dedicated to Internet of Things

05/24/2016 | By Netmanias

Samsung Electronics today announced a new contract with SK Telecom to deploy the world’s first commercial Internet of Things (IoT)-dedicated nationwide LoRaWAN network.

SKT to offer 500Mbps – Fastest speed by LTE so far

05/22/2016 | By An, Hochun

SK Telecom announced its plan to roll out 500Mbps LTE service starting June, and achieve 1Gbps, relying on LTE only, through 5-Band CA (Carrier Aggregation) in 2018.

SK Telecom to launch IoT network nationwide by June

05/19/2016 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom is now moving towards building an IoT ecosystem, actively making plans to accelerate a LoRa-based IoT nationwide network, presenting a roadmap for developing IoT service, drafting IoT service pricing policies, etc.

SK Telecom’s vIMS Wins IMS Industry Awards 2016

05/19/2016 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) today announced that it has received an award in the category of ‘vIMS Solution & Use Case of the Year’ at the IMS Industry Awards 2016 held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on May 18.

SK Telecom Signs MOU with Telkom Indonesia

05/12/2016 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) today announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Telkom Indonesia (PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia), the largest telecommunications services company in Indonesia, to cooperate in new business areas including IoT, media and smart products/Lifeware.

SK Telecom Announces 2016 1Q Earnings Results

04/28/2016 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) today announced its earnings on a K-IFRS consolidated basis for the first quarter of 2016: revenue of KRW 4.229 trillion, operating income of KRW 402.1 billion and net income of KRW 572.3 billion.

DASAN Networks and Zhone Technologies agreed to merge to become a Global Leader in Telecom Market

04/13/2016 | By NETMANIAS

DASAN Networks, a global network solution provider in Korea (MinWoo Nam, CEO) announced that they have decided on a merger and acquisition involving Zhone Technologies (Nasdaq: ZHNE), an American based telecommunications equipment provider.

Samsung Electronics makes Surprising Performance in First Quarter due to Galaxy S7

04/08/2016 | By Kwon, Kunho

Samsung Electronics made surprising performance in first quarter of this year.

SK Telecom completes Field Trial for its 5G System

04/04/2016 | By NETMANIAS

SK Telecom today announced that it, together with Samsung Electronics, had successfully tested its 5G system at 28 GHz in the outdoor environment.

SK Telecom announces Nationwide Roll-Out of LPWA Network for IoT

03/18/2016 | By tech@netmanias.com

SK Telecom announced today its comprehensive strategy for the Internet of Things (IoT) to usher in a new era of consumer value/convenience supported by innovative IoT services. Its plans include 1) building a nationwide Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) within this year, 2) developing IoT-dedicated modules, and 3) upgrading its IoT platform ThingPlug.

Korean Government to raise Transmit Power for 900 MHz to 200 mW to promote IoT

03/18/2016 | By NETMANIAS

The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) of South Korea announced on the 15th that it will issue an administrative notice of a draft proposal on transmit power raise for 900 MHz (917~923.5 MHz), the most used band globally, from the current 10 mW to max 200 mW, to promote new IoT business and services.

UHD TV Subscriptions in Korea reached 1.2 Million, accounting for 10% of Total IPTV Subscriptions

03/17/2016 | By NETMANIAS

UHD IPTV subscriptions marked steep growth, reaching 1.2 million in just one and half year since its launch in September 2014. As of February, LG U+, KT and SK Broadband, respectively, have 510,000, 480,000 and 200,000 UHD IPTV subscribers.

LG U+ is rolling out Enhanced 'tv G JikCam', a User-Created Channel

03/15/2016 | By NETMANIAS

LG U+ announced on the 13th that it has rolled out the world's one and only user-created channel 'tv G JikCam' service, now with enhanced remote connection and add friends features.

   
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