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KT Launches World’s Fastest Mobile Service at S. Korea Starbucks

07/23/2018 | By Netmanias

KT, South Korea’s largest telecommunications company, is offering its ‘10 GiGA WiFi’ service at Starbucks’ three major Reserve stores across Seoul.

SK Telecom develops the nation’s first Wi-Fi technology delivering quadrupled speed

10/23/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced the introduction of a new technology for the next generation Wi-Fi that can deliver speed as fast as 5G technology.

KT to offer free 'Wi-Fi roaming' in China and Japan

09/25/2017 | By Netmanias

KT announced last week that it will be offering 'Wi-Fi roaming' service 'at all time and at no charge' to its customers who travel in Japan and China.

2016 communication service quality evaluation - Average LTE speeds of 120.09 Mbps

01/12/2017 | By Netmanias

On the 28th of last December, the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) announced the results of '2016 communication service quality evaluation' mainly in two categories: Wireless Internet (LTE, 3G, WiBro, WiFi (Telco, Public)) and Wired Internet (Giga and high-speed divisions).

SK Telecom Wins WBA Industry Awards for Four Consecutive Years

11/18/2016 | By Soojung Lee

SK Telecom today announced that it has been named the winner of the “Best Wireless Deployment in Rural or Remote Areas” with its ‘Smart Wireless Backhaul’ at this year’s Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) Industry Awards* held on November 16 in San Jose, California.

SK Telecom and Qualcomm Announce First Enhanced Licensed Assisted Access (eLAA) Over-the-Air Trial

09/30/2016 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom and Qualcomm announced on the 29th that they have successfully demonstrated enhanced Licensed Assisted Access (eLAA) that utilizes both licensed and unlicensed spectrum at SK Telecom’s Corporate R&D Center in Bundang, Korea.

KT’s wireless ‘olleh tv air’ lets you watch IPTV anywhere at home

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.

KT to present IEEE 802.11.ac Wave2-based 'GiGA WiFi 2.0' capable of up to 1.73 Gbps

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.

[Interview] Next Generation Business Executive Explains How Samsung is Creating the Future of 5G

07/01/2016 | By NETMANIAS

Paul Kyungwhoon Cheun, Executive Vice President and Head of the Next Generation Business Team, explains the company’s most recent 5G developments and what the future of mobile communications has to offer.

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.

[MWC 2016] Samsung and Qualcomm to deliver Industry-Leading Small Cells supporting LTE in Unlicensed Spectrum

02/17/2016 | By NETMANIAS

Samsung Electronics and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, today announced their collaboration on small cell technologies and products supporting LTE in Unlicensed spectrum designed to enhance the speed and capacity of mobile networks – helping operators provide richer and superior user experiences for their subscribers.

Netvision Telecom, Korean Specialist in MPTCP Technologies, to present its MPTCP Gateway Solutions at MWC 2016

02/12/2016 | By NETMANIAS

Netvision Telecom, Korean Specialist in MPTCP Technologies, to present its MPTCP Gateway Solutions at MWC 2016. Netvision Telecom, Netmanias’ proud sponsor, will be exhibiting and presenting their latest solutions at MWC 2016. Let's take a peek at what they have to share with the world, in advance.

2015 Communication Service Quality Evaluation in Korea - Average LTE Speed, 117 Mbps

12/31/2015 | By NETMANIAS

The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) of South Korea released on the 30th the results of ‘2015 communication service quality evaluation’. The nation’s average LTE speeds were recorded at 117.51 Mbps, up from the last year’s Broadband LTE-A (3X LTE) speeds of 114.4 Mbps, thanks to 3Band LTE-A (4X LTE) service launched earlier this year.

Daliworks Integrates IoT Cloud Service Thing+ into Qualcomm Wi-Fi Solution for the IoT Business

12/11/2015 | By Daliworks

Daliworks, a Korean IoT platform service company, today announced that it is integrating its Thing+ Cloud platform onto the QCA4002 Wi-Fi® solution and development platforms from Qualcomm, creating added value for devices that use Wi-Fi to connect to the Internet of Things (IoT).

SK Telecom wins Wi-Fi Industry Awards for Three Consecutive Years

10/15/2015 | By NETMANIAS

SK Telecom announced today that it has been chosen as the winner of the “Best Wi-Fi Network Infrastructure” with its ‘Cloud AC (AP Controller)’ at the 2015 Wi-Fi Industry Awards* held on October 14 in San Jose, California.

KT’s GiGA Subscribers Growth (Q2 2015)

08/21/2015 | By NETMANIAS

KT’s GiGA Subscribers (GiGA Internet, GiGA Wi-Fi Home and GiGA UHD IPTV subscribers), as of Q2 2015.

KT's GiGA Internet subscription reached 500,000 in just 9 months - all driven by Chairman Hwang's initiative

08/05/2015 | By NETMANIAS

After only 9 months of service, KT's GiGA Internet subscription exceeded 500,000. And this sure gives an extra boost to Chairman Chang-gyu Hwang's 'GiGAtopia'. In the second half of 2014, KT launched 4 different giga services, and now is ready to expand its business to IoT service.

WiGig that is Faster than Giga Wi-Fi is coming out

08/03/2015 | By Kim, Yongjoo

Ministry of Science, ICP, and Future Planning (MSIP) announced on the 1st that it has notified that wireless installation regulation to be revised so that next-generation wireless LAN standard ‘WiGig (Wireless Gigabit)’ product, where Wi-Fi can be used at 60 GHz ultra-high frequency bandwidth (57~64 GHz), can be released.

LG U+'s new services: 'LTE Video Portal' and 'Home IoT'

06/29/2015 | By NETMANIAS

After 4 years of providing LTE service, LG U+ presented the world's first integrated video streaming service ‘LTE Video Portal' and a new IoT solution 'Home IoT Service' at a press conference held at its Yongsan headquarters on the 29th.

KT’s GiGA LTE, World’s First Commercial Wireless 1 Giga (3-band CA + GiGA WiFi)

06/17/2015 | By NETMANIAS

KT announced that it succeeded in commercialization of the world’s first wireless 1 Giga service, called “GiGA LTE". The service is known to have achieved speeds 15 times faster than the current LTE, through combining two heterogeneous networks: LTE and WiFi.

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