08/04/2016 | By NETMANIAS
IoT connections have been on the rise – starting from 3.0 million in 2013, to 3.5 million in 2014 (up by 14.2%), and then up by 23.4% in 2015, showing a fast increase in growth rate.
08/02/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom and Nokia today announced that they have successfully developed a mission-critical LTE System for first responders, a portable all-in-one Public Safety-LTE (PS-LTE) network system.
08/02/2016 | By NETMANIAS
Korean big 3 mobile operators (SK Telecom, KT and LG U+) have been presenting innovative LTE services (LTE-A, LTE CA, etc.), all world’s first, every year since its LTE service launch in 2011.
08/02/2016 | By Minji Choi
SK Telecom plans to prioritize efforts on implementation of Software Defined Network (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) from the second half of the year with the aim of taking the lead in 5G era.
07/30/2016 | By NETMANIS
SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) today announced its earnings on a K-IFRS consolidated basis for the second quarter of 2016: revenue of KRW 4.267 trillion, operating income of KRW 407.4 billion and net income of KRW 291billion.
07/29/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom signed an MoU with Inuitive, a Israel-based sensor and image processor developer (CEO Shlomo Gadot) on June 27th to develop 3D realistic Augmented Reality (AR)/Virtual Reality (VR) solutions.
07/25/2016 | By Ho-cheon Ahn, Seon-il Yoo
An attempted M&A deal between SK Telecom and CJ HelloVision fell apart. The deal has been reviewed for over seven months - first by the Fair Trade Commission (FTC) and then finally by the MSIP, the final decision maker, which disapproved the combination of businesses. The FTC announced that in order to eliminate the risk of restricting competition, it decided to disapprove the proposed M&A deals.
07/16/2016 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom attended ‘South Korea and EU IoT Partnership Conference’, held in Nice, France on 12th through 14th, and proposed the cooperation between the two regions to develop a LoRa network roaming system. The proposed system will lead to introduction of various services including location tracking service for international baggage, and more.
07/16/2016 | By Kwon, Dongjun
SK Telecom is working with Ericsson and Intel to develop ‘Network Slicing’ technology. Industries are predicting that a telecommunication service with Network Slicing will be commercialized in 2018.
07/04/2016 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today held a press conference to announce the completion of the nationwide deployment of Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) based on LoRa technology; the launch of price plans for LoRa-based IoT services; and its plans to vitalize the IoT ecosystem.
06/30/2016 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom announced today that it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson to cooperate in the development of the 5G core network at MWC Shanghai 2016.
06/29/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom announced that it, together with Ericsson, demonstrated for the first time in the world ‘Software-Defined Telecommunications Infrastructure (SDTI)’ based on Hyperscale Datacenter System 8000 on June 20, 2016 at ‘5G Playground,’
06/14/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that it has commercialized the world’s first true real-time mobile streaming technology.
06/11/2016 | By Kwon Dong-joon
The price of LoRa, an IoT module that underlies SK Telecom’s IoT initiatives, dropped to under $5.00, which is almost half of LTE-M’s to be offered by others.
06/08/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom is hosting the first Telco Infra Project (TIP) conference, where more than 40 global IT leaders including Facebook, Nokia, Intel, Vodafone, Deutsche Telekom AG, are presented, at SK Telecom T Tower in Seoul for two days (8th and 9th).
06/02/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that it unveiled ‘T map for Car,’ an innovative connected car service based on its mobile navigation app ‘T map’, at 2016 Busan International Motor Show to be held from June 3 to 12 at Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO), Korea.
05/29/2016 | By Ahn Ho-cheon
SK announced on the 29th it has become the inaugural chair of the Telco Infra Project (TIP), a global initiative co-founded by global leaders including Facebook, to bring all the players in the industry together to develop 5G technologies.
05/26/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) today announced that it has received two awards both in the category of ‘Wireless Infrastructure Innovation’ at the GTB Innovation Awards 2016 held in London on May 25.
05/24/2016 | By Netmanias
Samsung Electronics today announced a new contract with SK Telecom to deploy the world’s first commercial Internet of Things (IoT)-dedicated nationwide LoRaWAN network.
05/22/2016 | By An, Hochun
SK Telecom announced its plan to roll out 500Mbps LTE service starting June, and achieve 1Gbps, relying on LTE only, through 5-Band CA (Carrier Aggregation) in 2018.