02/22/2015 | By NETMANIAS
KT is to share some of its newest technologies with the world at MWC. KT (Chairman Chang-gyu Hwang, www.kt.com) announced today that it will be showcasing 'Life Innovation by 5G' at ‘Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC 2015)’, the world greatest mobile event to be held in Barcelona, Spain from March 2rd through 5th.
02/16/2015 | By Kim Yong-joo
Resale phone makers are showing signs to competitively introduce ‘multiple MVNO’ strategy to use two or more mobile carrier circuits. This is analyzed as a strategy to expand the base of resale phones by increasing subscribers’ options. Accordingly, multiple circuit strategy is forecast to spread in the resale phone industry.
02/05/2015 | By NETMANIAS
On February 5, KT announced that with Ericsson it has successfully demonstrated Dynamic Interference Control (DIC), one of the core 5G technologies, for the first time in the world.
02/04/2015 | By Ahn Ho-cheon
SK Telecom organized the National Disaster and Safety Communication Network (hereinafter referred to as the emergency network) TFT (task force team). As a result, all three mobile carriers have dedicated teams for winning the emergency network project and are going head to head with one another.
02/02/2015 | By Ahn Ho-cheon
The top three mobile carriers are forecast to reduce their CAPEX by about 9% this year comapred to last year.
01/29/2015 | By NETMANIAS
KT and Qualcomm agreed to jointly develop an 'LTE-based IoT security gateway solution'.
01/20/2015 | By NETMANIAS
On January 20, KT announced that, targeting all customers, it launched commercial service of “Broadband LTE-A X4”, which is four times faster than the existing LTE, in time for the official launch of Samsung Electronics’ “Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE.
01/13/2015 | By Kim Yong-joo
Top 3 mobile carriers will join hands with manufacturers and release over 30 smart home (home IoT) products this year. They took aim at the most popular home IoT as the first case of success in the age of IoT. They are planning to flood the market with numerous products throughout the year unlike last year when they released a couple of pilot products.
12/29/2014 | By An Ho-cheon
SK Telecom starts the 3-band carrier aggregation (CA) commercial service for the first time in the world. KT decided to operate 3-band CA trial zones.
12/22/2014 | By NETMANIAS
The subscription of KT’s ‘Olleh GiGA Internet’ is growing steadily since its nationwide commercialization in Oct. for the first time in Korea. On Dec. 21, KT announced that the subscription of ‘Olleh GiGA Internet’ has continued to grow by more than 7,000 per week since its release on October 20, and exceeded 100,000 in just two months.
12/20/2014 | By NETMANIAS
KT announced on Dec. 16 that, together with Ericsson, it has developed and verified the world's first technology to maintain Carrier Aggregation (CA) for macro cells and small cells in HetNet, which is currently drawing attention as the core network infrastructure for 5G.
12/18/2014 | By NETMANIAS
The 'giga Internet era' has just begun, finally offering speeds of 1 Gbps - 10 times faster than the 100Mbps. For the past 7 ~ 8 years, the maximum Internet speeds for all access networks (FTTH, LAN and XDSL) have long been 100Mbps. So, when LTE-A (CA: 150Mbps) was launched in 2013, and when Wideband LTE-A (225Mbps) was released in June 2014, it was shameful for the wired Internet to be helplessly outpaced by the wireless Internet.
12/11/2014 | By KIM YONG-JOO
KT will start probing for the Quantum Key Distribution technology. It is forecast that KT will compete with SK Telecom, which began to develop the Quantum Key Distribution technology ahead of KT, in earnest.
11/20/2014 | By JEONG JIN-WOOK
At the competition of three common carriers over giga Internet investment, domestic wired communications equipment makers are spending a busy autumn. These companies are expected to continuously enjoy the benefits of giga Internet investment for two – three years in the future.
11/14/2014 | By AN HO-CHEON
Common carriers’ competition intensifies over the world’s first 3-band carrier aggregation (CA) technology commercialization. 3-band CA is a technology to increase speed up to 300Mbps by aggregating three frequency bands. In January this year, a Korean common carrier succeeded in demonstration for the first time.
10/27/2014 | By NETMANIAS
KT is about to finally open 1 Gbps home Internet speed era, after a long period of speed stagnation at 100 Mbps - for more than 10 years since its 100 Mbps cyber apartment Entopia LAN service commercialization in early 2000, and 7 years since its 100 Mbps FTTH service launch in 2007.
10/08/2014 | By NETMANIAS
KT as Korea’s national telecommunications provider, has embarked on cooperating with mobile carriers in Asia on the Internet of Things (IoT).