12/24/2020 | By
SK Telecom today announced the launch of ‘SKT 5GX Edge,’ the first 5G edge cloud service in Korea, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services. Using AWS Wavelength at the edge of the 5G multi-access edge computing (MEC) networks, SKT 5GX Edge enables customers to build mobile applications that require ultra-low latency.
11/09/2020 | By
SK Telecom and Deutsche Telekom today announced that they entered into an agreement to establish a 5G technology joint venture. They will each hold 50 percent of the joint venture and each will name one representative to lead the new entity. The joint venture will be headquartered in Germany.
09/16/2020 | By
SK Telecom and Microsoft today launched ‘SKT 5GX Cloud Game’ powered by Xbox Game Pass Ultimate in Korea, making the country the first Asian market to offer Xbox’s cloud gaming service.
09/10/2020 | By
SK Telecom today announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Samsung Electronics, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Intel for cooperation in the commercialization of an evolved 5G network functions virtualization (NFV) platform.
08/04/2020 | By
SK Telecom and Woowa Brothers today announced that they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for technology and business collaboration to gain leadership in 5G edge cloud-based delivery robot services.
07/27/2020 | By
SK Telecom today announced that it, together with the Cultural Heritage Administration and Google, launched ‘Changdeok ARirang,’ an augmented reality (AR) service based on 5G edge cloud to provide an immersive experience for visitors of Changdeokgung Palace.
05/26/2020 | By
SK Telecom announced today that, together with Omron Electronics Korea, it developed a 5G-powered autonomous robot to enable a systematic and efficient response against the coronavirus (COVID-19).
03/29/2020 | By
SK Telecom today announced its 5G milestones achieved over the past year since launching the world’s first 5G service on April 3, 2019, along with its plans going forward.
03/11/2020 | By
SK Telecom today announced that it established a digital healthcare joint venture named Invites Healthcare with Newlake Alliance Management, a Korean private equity firm.
03/01/2020 | By
SK Telecom today announced that it will provide its 5G repeaters to support Deutsche Telekom’s customer trial for 5G indoor coverage in Germany.
01/21/2020 | By
SK Telecom and Microsoft today announced that they will expand Project xCloud Preview in Korea, inviting more players to participate, adding new games, and delivering the Microsoft Game Streaming app via the One Store beginning Tuesday, January 21, 2020.
01/20/2020 | By
SK Telecom today announced that it has successfully accomplished the world’s first standalone (SA) 5G data session on its multi-vendor commercial 5G network.
01/13/2020 | By
SK Telecom today announced the launch of the ‘Global MEC Task Force’ with Bridge Alliance member operators, including Singtel, Globe, Taiwan Mobile and PCCW Global, for cooperation in 5G mobile edge computing (MEC).
01/06/2020 | By
SK Telecom today announced that it will participate in CES 2020, which takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center located in Las Vegas from January 7 to 10, to showcase diverse media and mobility technologies powered by 5G and Mobile Edge Computing (MEC).
12/20/2019 | By
SK Telecom and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) today announced that they have completed the development of a 5G-based autonomous and remote control navigation test platform and verified the platform using a test ship.
09/09/2019 | By
SK Telecom announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Samsung Electronics to jointly develop and commercialize the world’s first 5G-8K TV. The 5G-8K TV will revolutionize users’ television-watching experience by directly receiving 8K video over SK Telecom’s ultra-low latency and ultra-wideband 5G network.
08/22/2019 | By
SK Telecom today announced that it became the first mobile operator in the world to exceed the 1 million 5G subscriber mark. This milestone, achieved on August 21, 2019, further solidifies the company's leadership in the field of 5G. The company's 5G subscribers now take up more than 3.5 percent of its total subscriber base of 28 million.
07/31/2019 | By
SK Telecom announced the launch of three 5G AR and VR services – ‘Jump AR’, ‘LCK* VR Live Broadcasting’ and ‘VR Replay’ – to offer a more realistic and immersive experience when watching eSports games.
07/01/2019 | By
SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics today announced the successful completion of Korea’s first interoperability assessment between 5G Standalone (SA) Core and other commercial network systems over a 5G network. This successful result brings the two companies one step closer to 5G SA commercialization.
06/18/2019 | By
SK Telecom signed Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) with Ericsson, Nokia and Samsung Electronics, respectively, for joint research and development in advanced 5G and 6G mobile network technologies.