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.
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.
07/16/2016 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom attended ‘South Korea and EU IoT Partnership Conference’, held in Nice, France on 12th through 14th, and proposed the cooperation between the two regions to develop a LoRa network roaming system. The proposed system will lead to introduction of various services including location tracking service for international baggage, and more.
07/04/2016 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today held a press conference to announce the completion of the nationwide deployment of Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) based on LoRa technology; the launch of price plans for LoRa-based IoT services; and its plans to vitalize the IoT ecosystem.
03/18/2016 | By firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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