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KT declares the World's First 5G Commercialization in March 2019

03/27/2018 | By Netmanias

KT who successfully demonstrated 5G network operation and 5G pilot service at the PyeongChang Olympic Games, held a press conference on May 22 and announced the world's first 5G commercialization in March 2019.

SK Telecom Wins 5G Asia Awards for Two Consecutive Years

10/10/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom has been chosen as the winner of the 5G Asia Awards 2017 in the categories of 1) ‘Best Core Network Product,’ 2) ‘Leading Contribution to NFV and SDN’ at this year’s TexhXLR8 awards held on October 3, 2017 in Singapore.

SK Telecom Commercializes NFV MANO Platform Named ‘T-MANO’

07/12/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that it commercialized T-MANO, an NFV MANO (Network Functions Virtualization Management and Orchestration) platform that performs integrated management and orchestration of virtualized network equipment and software.

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.

Samsung’s Next-Generation Core Solution

02/26/2017 | By Netmanias

Samsung Electronics announced today the readiness of its NG Core solution, and a library of 5G VNFs as part of its broader commercial 5G portfolio announcement. Deployments are already underway using a pre-commercial version of the solution which will form the foundation for the company’s 5G trials throughout 2017.

LG U+ to deploy NB-IoT-dedicated network

12/15/2016 | By Netmanias

LG U+ launched the deployment of an NFV-based, NB-IoT-dedicated core network equipment called ‘C-SGN’ that it developed in cooperation with Eluon, a South Korean mobile communication solution developer last month.

Meet Quantum, SK Telecom’s new brand for 5G

11/22/2016 | By Yunhee Son

The new brand, 'Quantum' will be used in marketing of SK Telecom’s key 5G network technologies, products and services to be arriving soon, like pricing plans, IoT network, connected car, quantum cryptography communication, etc.

KT, Brings 5G Era Closer Through Software Networks

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.

Samsung and HPE Partner to accelerate Carriers’ Transformation to the Telco Cloud

09/29/2016 | By NETMANIAS

Samsung Electronics and Hewlett Packard Enterprise today announced a partnership that will provide carriers with integrated network functions virtualization (NFV) infrastructure and virtual network functions (VNF) solutions. This kind of collaboration is critical to both carriers and customers increasingly looking to implement pre-tested and integrated multi-vendor solutions based on an open architecture.

SK Telecom and Nokia implement World’s First Software-Defined RAN (SDRAN) in a Commercial LTE Network

09/12/2016 | By NETMANIAS

SK Telecom today announced that together with Nokia, it has successfully implemented the world’s first cloud-based SDRAN (Software-Defined RAN) - also known as Cloud RAN - in a commercial network.

SK Telecom to manufacture and sell networking equipment

09/07/2016 | By Yongjoo Kim

On the 4th, SK Telecom launched ‘SCube’ (tentative name), a new brand for networking equipment it plans to offer. SCube equipment was developed by SK Telecom and manufactured by a small-sized local vendor and SK Hynix. Initially, a group of five products, including AF-Media, NV-Array and T-CAP were released.

SK Telecom unveiled ‘NV Array’, a 5G storage medium co-developed with Facebook

08/23/2016 | By Yongjoo Kim

SK Telecom announced on the 15th that it unveiled NV array, a next-generation storage medium for 5G mobile communication that it co-developed with Facebook, at Flash Memory Summit 2016 (FMS 2016), the world's largest event focused on flash memory solutions.

SK Telecom Signs MOU with Verizon for Technical Collaboration in the Field of 5G

08/17/2016 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that it has entered into a MOU with Verizon, the largest wireless telecommunications provider in the United States, to drive standardization and to conduct joint studies in the field of 5G.

[Interview with Head of Network R&D Center at SK Telecom] SK Telecom to establish consortiums with global and domestic vendors to lead 5G era

08/02/2016 | By Minji Choi

SK Telecom plans to prioritize efforts on implementation of Software Defined Network (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) from the second half of the year with the aim of taking the lead in 5G era.

SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson Join Hands for Transcontinental 5G Trial Deployment at MWC Shanghai 2016

06/30/2016 | By NETMANIAS

SK Telecom announced today that it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson to cooperate in the development of the 5G core network at MWC Shanghai 2016.

SK Telecom and Ericsson Demonstrate Software-Defined Telecommunications Infrastructure for 5G

06/29/2016 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom announced that it, together with Ericsson, demonstrated for the first time in the world ‘Software-Defined Telecommunications Infrastructure (SDTI)’ based on Hyperscale Datacenter System 8000 on June 20, 2016 at ‘5G Playground,’

SK Telecom and Global IT Leaders Gathered for TIP Meeting to Discuss Partnership in 5G

06/08/2016 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom is hosting the first Telco Infra Project (TIP) conference, where more than 40 global IT leaders including Facebook, Nokia, Intel, Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom AG, are presented, at SK Telecom T Tower in Seoul for two days (8th and 9th).

SK Telecom, Elected as the Chaiman of TIP, a Global 5G Initiative

05/29/2016 | By Ahn Ho-cheon

SK announced on the 29th it has become the inaugural chair of the Telco Infra Project (TIP), a global initiative co-founded by global leaders including Facebook, to bring all the players in the industry together to develop 5G technologies.

Distributed Core Network for 5G demoed by SK Telecom and Nokia

01/21/2016 | By NETMANIAS

On January 11th, SK Telecom released the news that it succeeded in demonstration of Korea's first wired infra 5G technology, 'Distributed Core Network', in conjunction with Nokia.

Samsung demoed SDN-enabled EPC co-developed with SK Telecom

12/07/2015 | By NETMANIAS

Samsung announced that it has successfully demonstrated the capabilities of Telco Software-Defined Networking (SDN) in a proof of concept (PoC) test deployment with SK Telecom.

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