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.
11/09/2016 | 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.
11/05/2016 | 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.
10/26/2016 | 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.
10/19/2016 | 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.
10/14/2016 | 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.
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.
09/26/2016 | 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.
09/05/2016 | 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.
09/01/2016 | By Netmanias
KT, in cooperation with Nokia, showcased some key 3GPP-based NB-IoT technologies on the commercial LTE network for the first time in the world on the 31st. NB-IoT is a LPWA technology using only 200 KHz bandwidth, and a solution designed specifically for small-volume data communication between things.
08/19/2016 | By Netmanias
At a launching event for ‘olleh tv air’ held at KT Square in Seoul on the 18th, KT presented the nation’s first innovative solution that lets users enjoy wireless IPTV service with UHD quality anywhere at home.
08/11/2016 | By Netmanias
Coverage Map for wired/wireless service now available in South Korea as well - It is the first released in South Korea
08/04/2016 | By NETMANIAS
IoT connections have been on the rise – starting from 3.0 million in 2013, to 3.5 million in 2014 (up by 14.2%), and then up by 23.4% in 2015, showing a fast increase in growth rate.
08/02/2016 | By NETMANIAS
Korean big 3 mobile operators (SK Telecom, KT and LG U+) have been presenting innovative LTE services (LTE-A, LTE CA, etc.), all world’s first, every year since its LTE service launch in 2011.
07/25/2016 | By NETMANIAS
KT is launching ‘GiGA WiFi 2.0’ on the 22nd, supporting up to 1.73 Gbps - twice faster than the current GiGA WiFi serving public areas. The new ‘GiGA WiFi 2.0’ is based on the next generation standards, IEEE 802.11ac Wave2 (Phase 2), and is known to support up to 1.73 Gbps for now, but up to 3.4 Gbps when upgraded.
07/15/2016 | By NETMANIAS
KT held a press conference at the KT Square in Gwanghwamun, Seoul, on the 12th, announcing the commercialization of the world’s first HDR IPTV service, along with Samsung Electronics and Warner Bros. KT said that it developed a set-top box specifically designed for HDR technology.
07/07/2016 | By An, Hocheon
KT has developed OTHAD (Over The Horizon Antenna Distribution) that is based on ‘LTE Time Advanced’ technology and announced that it has succeeded in increasing LTE coverage for seas up to 200km without repeaters.
07/07/2016 | By NETMANIAS
KT is collaborating with domestic and overseas manufacturers to expand the horizon of GiGA Wire. On July 5, KT Institute of Convergence Technology signed an MOU with domestic and overseas companies to further develop GiGA Wire and create a global ecosystem for the technology.