SK Telecom Announces 2017 1Q Earnings Results
04/26/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced its earnings on a K-IFRS consolidated basis for the first quarter of 2017: revenue of KRW 4.234 trillion, operating income of KRW 410.5 billion and net income of KRW 583.5 billion.
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 Signs MOU with Bluebell Korea
04/19/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bluebell Korea to cooperate for the development of new business opportunities by bringing cutting-edge ICT to the luxury retail industry.
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.
SK Telecom Signs Partnership Agreement with Niantic, Inc. and The Pokémon Company
03/20/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that it has entered into a joint marketing agreement with Niantic, Inc. and The Pokémon Company.
SK Telecom’s Travelling ICT Experience Center ‘T.um Mobile’ Goes to Barcelona
03/02/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that it will bring T.um Mobile, a travelling ICT museum, to Barcelona to provide Spanish children with the chance to experience cutting-edge technologies.
SK Telecom and SK Broadband jointly wins GLOMO Awards 2017
03/01/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom announced that ‘oksusu,’ its mobile IPTV service jointly operated with SK Broadband* was recognized by the GSMA as the ‘Best Mobile Video, TV or Film App’ category at the Global Mobile(GLOMO) Awards 2017 at Mobile World Congress 2017.
SK Telecom and Nokia Sign Cooperation Agreement for Quantum Cryptography
02/28/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that it entered into an agreement with Nokia to cooperate in the quantum cryptography business.
SK Telecom and Deutsche Telekom Establish Quantum Alliance for Worldwide Quantum-Safe Network Ecosystem
02/28/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom and Deutsche Telekom today have established "Quantum Alliance" at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to enable secure communication in the age of quantum computing.
SK Telecom Successfully Tests LTE-Advanced Five-Band Carrier Aggregation on its Commercial Network
02/27/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that successfully tested LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) five-band carrier aggregation (CA) on its commercial network. In addition, SK Telecom has successfully demonstrated the application of MIMO to its tri-band CA network, thereby securing the capability to provide 900 Mbps data speeds.
Global Mobile Industry Leaders Commit to Accelerate 5G NR for Large-scale Trials and Deployments
02/27/2017 | By Netmanias
Today a contingent of mobile communications companies announced their collective support for the acceleration of the 5G New Radio (NR) standardization schedule to enable large-scale trials and deployments as early as 2019.
SK Telecom to Participate in Mobile World Congress 2017
02/23/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that it will participate in the 2017 GSMA Mobile World Congress to be held from February 27 to March 2, at Fira Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain. The company has set this year's theme as "Connect Everything" and will be showcasing a wide variety of innovative technologies and services that will transform people’s lives in the future.
SK Telecom to Unveil ‘360 VR Live’ at MWC 2017
02/21/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that it will unveil its 360-degree live broadcast platform named ‘360 Adaptive VR Live Streaming Platform (hereinafter referred to as “360 VR Live”)’ at the MWC 2017 to be held in Barcelona, Spain, from February 27 to March 2.
World’s First 5G Federated Network Slicing Grants Global Reach
02/15/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom announced today that SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom (DT), Ericsson have jointly built and demonstrated the world’s first intercontinental 5G trial network. SK Telecom and DT network slices are now available in the other operator’s footprint - Korea and Germany are connected.
SK Telecom Completes Deployment of LTE-R for Busan Subway
02/11/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced on Febrary 9, 2017 that it, together with Busan Transportation Corporation (BTC), has deployed the world’s first LTE-R, a standard for the next-generation railway communication system, on Busan Subway Line 1.
SK Telecom, Ericsson and BMW Korea Realize 3.6 Gbps for 5G Connected Car
02/07/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that it, together with Ericsson and BMW Korea, has realized a peak rate of 3.6 Gbps for a connected vehicle travelling at a speed of 170 Km/h.
SK Telecom and CAT Telecom Sign Contract for IoT Network and Services in Thailand
02/06/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that it signed a contract with CAT Telecom (or CAT Telecom Public Company Ltd.), a state-owned telecommunications service provider in Thailand, for the deployment of IoT networks and provision of technology consulting.
SK Telecom and Nokia Successfully Develop the World’s First MCPTT Solution Over VoLTE
01/23/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom and Nokia have jointly developed the world’s first “Mission-Critical Push-To-Talk (MCPTT)” solution, which is a next-generation push-to-talk communications technology over VoLTE, and demonstrated the solution at Nokia's Research and Development Center in Kraków, Poland.
SK Telecom to invest $9.2 billion over the next three years - $4.2 billion for new ICT ecosystem and $5.0 billion for futuristic network (5G, 2.6 GHz, etc.)
01/19/2017 | By Netmanias
On the 11th, SK Telecom broked the news that it will invest a total of $9.2 billion, specifically $4.2 billion in building a new ICT ecosystem and $5.0 billion in deploying future network (5G, 2.6 GHz, etc.) over the next three years, in partnership with global leading companies like Samsung and Nvidia, and startups.
2016 communication service quality evaluation - Average LTE speeds of 120.09 Mbps
01/12/2017 | By Netmanias
On the 28th of last December, the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) announced the results of '2016 communication service quality evaluation' mainly in two categories: Wireless Internet (LTE, 3G, WiBro, WiFi (Telco, Public)) and Wired Internet (Giga and high-speed divisions).
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