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SK Telecom and Samsung Win “Infrastructure Innovation Award” at Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Telecoms Innovation Summit

05/24/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics jointly won the “Infrastructure Innovation Award” at the Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Telecoms Innovation Summit 2017 for their successful verification of 5G mobile handover in an urban outdoor environment – a world first.

SK Telecom’s 5G and LTE Technologies Win Global Recognition

05/24/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that its ‘5G mmWave Handover’ and ‘Green Scheduler with Lean Carrier’ have received two awards both in the category of ‘Infrastructure Innovation’ at the GTB Innovation Awards 2017 held in London on May 23.

Samsung Electronics Elected to 5GAA Board

05/23/2017 | By Netmanias

Samsung Electronics today announced that it was elected to a board membership position following elections held at the recent 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) general meeting on May 11th.

SK Telecom to Showcase ‘T Real VR Studio’ at Google I/O 2017

05/18/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced the successful showcase of its AR·VR platform - ‘T Real VR Studio’ at Google I/O 2017, held in Mountain View, California from May 17 to 19.

SK Telecom’s 5G Connected Car ‘T5’ Wins Telecom Asia Awards 2017

05/04/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that its successful deployment of world-first 5G connected car, ‘T5,’ in collaboration with Ericsson and BMW Korea Group has been recognized as the 'Most Innovative Partnership Strategy' at Telecom Asia Awards 2017 held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 3.

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

04/26/2017 | By Netmanias

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 the technology has successfully helped smartphone battery last longer up to by 45%.

SK Telecom Announces 2017 1Q Earnings Results

04/26/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced its earnings on a K-IFRS consolidated basis for the first quarter of 2017: revenue of KRW 4.234 trillion, operating income of KRW 410.5 billion and net income of KRW 583.5 billion.

Samsung and KT to Launch NB-IoT Pilot Service for Friendly-Users

04/25/2017 | By Netmanias

Samsung and KT today announced the pilot service launching of NB-IoT (CAT-NB1). The service launch is targeted at friendly-users in Seoul and its metropolitan areas over a two-month period, with the aim of extending diverse service models and coverage in near future.

KT launched 'UHD TV Technical Center' to lead UHD broadcasting era

04/25/2017 | By Netmanias

On March 29th, KT launched 'UHD TV Technical Center' to take the lead in UHD broadcasting era. The launching ceremony was attended by Mr. Sung-mok Oh, the head of Network Division.

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

04/24/2017 | By Netmanias

Samsung Electronics announced that its LTE-Railway (LTE-R) solution successfully launched its official service today on the 41km-long Busan Metro line 1 that covers 40 stations in the region. This is nation’s first case of the LTE-R technology being used during operation of a train/metro.

South Korean government finalized amended NB-IoT standards aiming to launch the world's first, commercial NB-IoT network in June

04/24/2017 | By Netmanias

The MSIP, a South Korean government authority, announced the finalized technological standards for Narrowband IoT commercialization on March 31th. KT and LG U+ plan to begin deployment of an NB-IoT network and launch a trial service starting from April, with an aim to launch commercial services in June.

SK Telecom Signs MOU with Bluebell Korea

04/19/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bluebell Korea to cooperate for the development of new business opportunities by bringing cutting-edge ICT to the luxury retail industry.

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

04/08/2017 | By Netmanias

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 partners in developing plans and strategies for 5G commercialization in order to define key underlying technologies needed for 5G commercialization.

KT's verification of four key 5G ultra-real view services and demonstration of autonomous driving and drone delivery

03/22/2017 | By Netmanias

KT held a press conference at the PyeongChang Alpensia Resort in Gangwon province last week (on 14th), offering opportunities to learn and experience 5G-based integrated/converged services which will be introduced during the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games.

SK Telecom Signs Partnership Agreement with Niantic, Inc. and The Pokémon Company

03/20/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that it has entered into a joint marketing agreement with Niantic, Inc. and The Pokémon Company.

Samsung Electronics Completes Acquisition of HARMAN

03/12/2017 | By Netmanias

Samsung Electronics today announced on February 11 it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Harman International Industries, Incorporated (“HARMAN”).

SK Telecom’s Travelling ICT Experience Center ‘T.um Mobile’ Goes to Barcelona

03/02/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that it will bring T.um Mobile, a travelling ICT museum, to Barcelona to provide Spanish children with the chance to experience cutting-edge technologies.

Jio and Samsung Win “Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets” at Global Mobile Awards 2017

03/01/2017 | By Netmanias

Jio and Samsung Electronics, announced on February 28 that they have won the “Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets” from Global Mobile Awards 2017 at MWC 2017 for the digital movement that Jio, with support from Samsung, is bringing to India.

SK Telecom and SK Broadband jointly wins GLOMO Awards 2017

03/01/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom announced that ‘oksusu,’ its mobile IPTV service jointly operated with SK Broadband* was recognized by the GSMA as the ‘Best Mobile Video, TV or Film App’ category at the Global Mobile(GLOMO) Awards 2017 at Mobile World Congress 2017.

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

03/01/2017 | By Netmanias

Samsung announced on February 28 its innovative “I&G (Infill & Growth) Project” for Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd in India. This joint project was established to upgrade current LTE mobile communication services across India by expanding both the current network capacity as well as network coverage.

   
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