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South Korean government finalized amended NB-IoT standards aiming to launch the world's first, commercial NB-IoT network in June

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.

Verizon and Samsung launch 4G LTE Small Cell Solution for enhanced In-Building Coverage for Enterprise Customers

01/26/2016 | By NETMANIAS

Cost-effective 4G LTE Verizon Network Extender for Enterprise provides fast, reliable access to voice (VoLTE) and data service for business

Quantum Mobile, Sejong Telecom, and K Mobile compete for 4th Mobile Telecommunication Business in Korea

11/06/2015 | By An, Hochun

Ministry of Science, ICP and Future Planning (MSIP) had made an announcement on the 30th that it had received applications from 3 corporations Quantum Mobile, Sejong Mobile, and K Mobile after finishing its application process, which had lasted for 2 months since 31st of August, for approval to become a common carrier and for frequency allocation.

SK Telecom opens 5G Playground to lead Innovation towards 5G Commercialization

10/29/2015 | By NETMANIAS

SK Telecom today held a press conference to announce the opening of ‘5G Playground,’ an integrated innovation center for development of 5G technologies and use cases, at its Corporate R&D Center located in Bundang, Korea. During the press conference, SK Telecom also unveiled plans to launch a 5G trial service in 2017.

Controversy about Auction for 2.1 GHz Frequency becomes More and More Interesting as 3 Companies All have Different Views

10/07/2015 | By Kim, Yongjoo

Mobile telecommunication industries are predicting that an all-out war will take place with 2.1 GHz bandwidth frequency that is expected to be auctioned in first half of 2016 on the line. While some are arguing that all of 100 MHz need to be auctioned, some are counter-arguing that all of it needs to be reallocated. Consumptive controversy is expected if a clear standard of dividing frequency is not set.

Chairman Hwang Chang Kyu of KT says that KT will lead 4th Industry Revolution with its World-Best Giga-Infra

09/24/2015 | By Kim, Yongjoo

Chairman Hwang Chang Kyu of KT put out telecommunication-edition of ‘Hwang’s Law’ and declared that it will lead South Korea’s 4th industry revolution with ‘intelligent giga-infra’ and ‘ICT convergence’ as revolution’s key words. KT will invest $10.9 billion (13 trillion KRW) until 2020.

LG U+ and Nokia: CA and pooling demonstration using vRAN and commercial smartphone

09/16/2015 | By Netmanias

LG U+ announced on the 16th that it, jointly with Nokia, a global network equipment vendor, conducted a demonstration of deploying 'commercial' base station software over universal IT servers by means of vRAN. The companies also modified the architecture of C-RAN so that key features previously performed in DU can be performed in RRH instead, proving themselves ready for 5G era where ultra-high speed transmission services are required.

MSIP is going to realign 800 MHz by 2018 and change it to Mobile Communication or IoT-Purpose

09/02/2015 | By An, Hochun

Ministry of Science, ICP and Future Planning (MSIP) is going to collect bandwidth of 800 MHz National Convergence Network (Frequency Common Communication TRS method), which is used by railroads, police departments, and fire departments, by 2018 and use it for mobile communication or IoT.

After 2 Rounds on Phone and TV, who will be the Winner of Round 3 (Home IoT)?

09/01/2015 | By Yun Sang-ho

Again, 'home' is about to be a game field for another fierce game among the big 3 network operators in Korea. First it was about telephone, then TV, and now it is the Internet of Things (IoT). We do not know who will win yet, but we DO know that this time the winner will probably take it all.

LG U+ co-developed an open SDN with Ericsson-LG

09/01/2015 | By NETMANIAS

LG U+ announced on the 1st that it, jointly with Ericsson-LG, has developed an application-based Software Defined Networking (SDN) technology that would allow operators to launch new services faster and have them work effortlessly.

SK Telecom installed a Key 5G System in Cooperation with Samsung Electronics

08/30/2015 | By NETMANIAS

SK Telecom announced on the 30th that it completed building a system designed to help R&D of 'mmWave' technology, one of the key 5G technologies, at its R&D center in Bundang, in collaboration with Samsung Electronics.

KT and LG Electronics release World’s First ‘PC Single Unit-Type IPTV’ Olleh TV All In One Service is offered and Platform can be changed with a remote

08/28/2015 | By Yoon, Heeseok

KT and LG Electronics released world’s first ‘all in one TV’ that combines PC and IPTV140. It is a new concept of TV that allows one to watch IPTV and immediately change to PC to search the internet.

Korea becomes a Battlefield for Global UHD Broadcasting - MSIP approves Retransmission of Foreign Channels

08/20/2015 | By Yoon, Heeseok

Korea has become a battle field for global UHD broadcasting. As 3 paid broadcasting stations such as Cable TV, IPTV, and Satellite Broadcasting all commercialize UHD broadcasting, foreign UHD channel businesses are slowly gathering at Korean market. Ministry of Science, ICP and Future Planning (MSIP) recently approved retransmission of Virgin Island’s media business called Footprint Media Holding’s High TV 4K channels in Korea.

Korea-Vietnam Sign ICT Cooperation MOU, Hold Business Meeting - Opportunity for Korean communication equipment and solution companies to enter Vietnamese market

08/18/2015 | By NETMANIAS

The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for information and communication technology (ICT) cooperation with the Ministry of Information and Communication of Vietnam, and hosted meetings to encourage greater cooperation between business from both nations (July 3rd).

SK Telecom to realize the World’s First LTE Network for Seamless Maritime Wireless Communications

08/03/2015 | By NETMANIAS

SK Telecom today announced plans to launch the world’s first pilot LTE-M (LTE for Maritime Wireless Communications) network, as part of a research and development project led by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF).

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.

SK Telecom and Ericsson to collaborate on 5G Network Slicing

07/27/2015 | By NETMANIAS

SK Telecom today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ericsson to collaborate on the development of a 5G core network that deploys network slicing technology.

LG U+ awarded for VoLTE Service at MWC Shanghai 2015

07/22/2015 | By NETMANIAS

On July 15, LG U+ was awarded for its contribution in development of LTE-based interconnected VoLTE service at Mobile World Congress (MWC) Shanghai 2015.

SK Telecom Collaborates with Intel on 5G Enabling Technologies

07/16/2015 | By NETMANIAS

SK Telecom today announced that it extended its strategic collaboration with Intel to cooperate on the development and performance verification of 5G technologies.

KT opened 5G R&D center with 6 Global Mobile Vendors

07/16/2015 | By NETMANIAS

KT, an ICT industry leader in Korea who has just commercialized GiGA LTE only a month ago, announced on the 9th that it now opened 5G R&D Center, equipped with the latest network equipment and professionals from global leading vendors, at its Woomyon Research Center in Seoul, to take the lead in development of 5G ecosystem around the world.

   
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