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SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics Join Forces to Realize 8K TV Powered by 5G Network

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.

SK Telecom Breaks 1 Million 5G Subscriber Mark

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.

SK Telecom Launches 5G AR and VR Services for eSports

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.

SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics Advance in Bringing Korea Closer to 5G Standalone Commercialization

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.

SK Telecom Joins Hands with Ericsson, Nokia and Samsung Electronics for Advancement of 5G and Evolution to 6G

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.

SK Telecom, Samsung Electronics and Cisco Sign MOU for 5G Smart Office Business

06/07/2019 | By

SK Telecom, Samsung Electronics and Cisco signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on June 5, 2019 to promote 5G-based smart office business. Under the MOU, the three parties will cooperate on planning and developing new 5G smart office services; developing a comprehensive package by integrating their proprietary technologies and services; and jointly promoting integrated marketing initiatives.

SK Telecom and Microsoft Sign MOU for Comprehensive Cooperation in Cutting-Edge ICT

05/13/2019 | By

SK Telecom and Microsoft Corp. signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on May 7 for comprehensive cooperation in leading-edge ICT, including 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud.

SK Telecom Announces the Beginning of the Age of Hyper-Innovation with 5G

04/03/2019 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today held a press conference at its Seoul headquarters to announce the beginning of the age of Hyper-Innovation with 5G. The company introduced in detail its unrivalled competitiveness in 5G network along with 5G price plans and services.

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.

SK Telecom Unveils ‘5G Mobile Edge Computing Open Platform’

03/14/2019 | By

SK Telecom today announced that it has built ‘Mobile Edge Computing Open Platform,’ which is capable of significantly enhancing the response time in 5G data communications.

SK Telecom Participates in MWC Barcelona 2019 to Showcase Leading 5G Technologies

02/24/2019 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that it will participate in MWC Barcelona 2019 to be held from February 25-28 to showcase its leading-edge 5G network technologies as well as a range of innovative technologies and solutions in the areas of smart factory, social VR, autonomous driving and blockchain.

SK Telecom Showcases 5G-Based Media and Mobility Technologies at CES 2019

01/08/2019 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that it will participate at CES 2019 held in Las Vegas from January 8 to11, 2019 to showcase media and mobility technologies in the 5G era.

SK Telecom Achieves the World’s First Live TV Broadcasting over Commercial 5G Network

01/01/2019 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that it has achieved the world’s first live TV broadcasting using its commercial 5G network and live broadcasting solution.

SK Telecom Opens the New 5G Era

12/01/2018 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that it has switched on its 5G network at 00:00, December 1, 2018.

SK Telecom to Lead New ICT Innovations based on 5G-AI Convergence

11/29/2018 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced its plans to lead New ICT innovations in Korea by not just rolling out 5G network, but by converging its 5G network with AI technologies.

Samsung and SK Telecom Showcase their Progress on the Journey to 5G

07/04/2018 | By Netmanias

Companies are one step closer to 5G commercialization. In June 2018, Samsung Electronics and SK Telecom successfully demonstrated their jointly-developed 5G Next-Generation Core (5G NC) based on 3GPP Release-15 standards.

SK Telecom joins ORAN (Open RAN) Alliance

06/28/2018 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom announced on the 28th that it participated as a core member in the global 5G carrier association 'Open Radio Access Network' (ORAN) Alliance.

SK Telecom to Acquire ADT Caps

05/10/2018 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom announced that its Board of Directors held a meeting on May 8th and resolved to acquire 100 percent stake (worth KRW 1.276 trillion) in ADT Caps with Macquarie.

SK Telecom Wins ‘Best Mobile Innovation for Enterprise’ Award at GSMA Global Mobile Awards 2018

02/28/2018 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom announced that its ‘LiveCare’ service was awarded ‘Best Mobile Innovation for Enterprise’ at GSMA Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards 2018 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 held in Barcelona, Spain.

SK Telecom to Invest in ID Quantique, the Global Leader in Quantum-Safe Crypto Solutions

02/28/2018 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom announced today that the company will invest KRW 70 billion (US$ 65 million) in ID Quantique (IDQ), the world’s No.1 quantum-safe cryptography solutions provider based in Switzerland.

   
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