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SK Telecom and Samsung Completed 4G-5G Network Dual Connectivity Test: 5G + LTE Aggregation = 2.63Gbps

03/14/2019 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) and Samsung Electronics today announced that they have successfully completed the network device interoperability test applying Dual Connectivity technology using both 4G and 5G networks provided by Samsung’s Networks Business. It is also known as ‘E-UTRAN New Radio Dual Connectivity (EN-DC)’ based on the 3GPP 5G New Radio (NR) standard.

Samsung’s Exynos i S111 Delivers Efficiency and Reliability for NB-IoT Devices

08/23/2018 | By Netmanias

Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today announced its new narrowband (NB) Internet of Things (IoT) solution, Exynos i S111.

KT Builds Africa’s 1st Nationwide LTE Network in Rwanda

05/15/2018 | By Netmanias

KT announced on May 14th that it celebrated the completion of Rwanda’s 4G LTE network at the Transform Africa Summit 2018, Africa’s largest ICT conference, which was held May 7-10 in the Rwandan capital, Kigali.

Jio and Samsung Unlock the Next Stage of India’s Digital Transformation

02/27/2018 | By Netmanias

Reliance Jio Infocomm and Samsung Electronics announced on February 26th their continued partnership to bring LTE coverage to 99 percent of the Indian population and significantly improve network capacity across the country.

Samsung Selected as a 4G LTE Open RAN Provider on Verizon’s 4G LTE Network

02/27/2018 | By Netmanias

Samsung Electronics America, announced on February 23 it has been selected by Verizon to assist in advancing their 4G LTE Open RAN initiative.

World’s First LTE-Railway Service on High-speed Train Goes Live in Korea, Supplied by Samsung and KT

12/21/2017 | By Netmanias

Samsung and KT announced today that the LTE-Railway (LTE-R) network for the new Wonju-Gangneung high-speed train line is now live. The activation represents the world’s first application of LTE-R technology to a high-speed train, with the new line traveling up to 250km/hour.

Samsung Wins Home Office Contract to Supply Upgrade Emergency Services Network

11/27/2017 | By Netmanias

Samsung Electronics announced on November 24 that the company has been awarded a contract for the supply of smartphones and related accessories by the Home Office for use on the emergency services network (ESN) across the UK.

SK Telecom Presents New Technology for 10x Faster Traffic Processing in 5G Network

11/07/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that it has successfully pioneered a new technology, which will help 5G network equipment to process data traffic 10 times faster than LTE.

SK Telecom Forges Strategic Partnership with Bharti Airtel

09/13/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom and Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications services provider, today announced a strategic partnership under which, Airtel will leverage SK Telecom’s expertise to build the most advanced telecom network in India.

SK Telecom Expands LTE-A Pro Coverage to 75 Cities Nationwide

09/12/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that it expanded the coverage of its LTE-A Pro services – providing up to 700 Mbps to 900 Mbps speeds – to 75 cities and 31 counties in Korea.

Samsung Redefines the Next Generation Network with Innovative User Experience-Centric Solutions at MWC Americas 2017

09/12/2017 | By Netmanias

Samsung Electronics will showcase its next generation portfolio comprised of a diverse range of 4G and 5G network solutions targeting the U.S. market during MWC Americas 2017 in San Francisco September 12-14th - Live demonstrations of 5G FWA, Massive MIMO and new small cell solutions.

SK Telecom Moves Closer to 5G with 2 ms Low Latency LTE Technology

09/04/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that it, together with Nokia, has successfully reduced latency between the handset and base station to 2 ms over its LTE network.

Samsung and America Movil Unite to Propel Hyper-connectivity in Latin America

07/19/2017 | By Netmanias

Samsung and America Movil have signed and formalized a letter of intent to develop a series of pioneering projects across Latin America. Both companies will develop technologies for the new era of hyper-connectivity and of the IoT in Mexico and elsewhere in the region.

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.

Sprint and Samsung Test Massive MIMO on 2.5GHz

06/30/2017 | By Netmanias

Sprint and Samsung Electronics America recently tested Massive MIMO on 2.5 GHz spectrum. The Massive MIMO test represented a real-world application of the new technology, slated to help Sprint dramatically boost LTE Plus wireless capacity and coverage, and offer Gigabit LTE service to its customers.

SK Telecom Commercializes More LTE-A Pro Technologies: Five-band Carrier Aggregation and 4X4 MIMO

06/15/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom announced on June 5th, that it successfully commercialized five-band Carrier Aggregation (CA) and 4X4 MIMO, which are key technologies of LTE-A Pro, the last stage of LTE evolution.

SK Telecom’s 5G and LTE Technologies Win Global Recognition

05/24/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that its ‘5G mmWave Handover’ and ‘Green Scheduler with Lean Carrier’ have received two awards both in the category of ‘Infrastructure Innovation’ at the GTB Innovation Awards 2017 held in London on May 23.

KT applied a battery-saving technology (C-DRX) in the LTE network, enabling smartphone battery to last up to 45% longer

04/26/2017 | By Netmanias

KT announced on the 12th of April that it has applied a technology called Connected Mode Discontinuous Reception (C-DRX) in the LTE network, and the technology has successfully helped smartphone battery last longer up to by 45%.

Korea’s First LTE-Railway Network Starts Official Service Base on Joint Efforts of Samsung and SK Telecom

04/24/2017 | By Netmanias

Samsung Electronics announced that its LTE-Railway (LTE-R) solution successfully launched its official service today on the 41km-long Busan Metro line 1 that covers 40 stations in the region. This is nation’s first case of the LTE-R technology being used during operation of a train/metro.

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.

   
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