05/19/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom is now moving towards building an IoT ecosystem, actively making plans to accelerate a LoRa-based IoT nationwide network, presenting a roadmap for developing IoT service, drafting IoT service pricing policies, etc.
05/19/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) today announced that it has received an award in the category of ‘vIMS Solution & Use Case of the Year’ at the IMS Industry Awards 2016 held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on May 18.
05/12/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) today announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Telkom Indonesia (PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia), the largest telecommunications services company in Indonesia, to cooperate in new business areas including IoT, media and smart products/Lifeware.
04/28/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) today announced its earnings on a K-IFRS consolidated basis for the first quarter of 2016: revenue of KRW 4.229 trillion, operating income of KRW 402.1 billion and net income of KRW 572.3 billion.
04/04/2016 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today announced that it, together with Samsung Electronics, had successfully tested its 5G system at 28 GHz in the outdoor environment.
03/18/2016 | By firstname.lastname@example.org
SK Telecom announced today its comprehensive strategy for the Internet of Things (IoT) to usher in a new era of consumer value/convenience supported by innovative IoT services. Its plans include 1) building a nationwide Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) within this year, 2) developing IoT-dedicated modules, and 3) upgrading its IoT platform ThingPlug.
03/17/2016 | By NETMANIAS
UHD IPTV subscriptions marked steep growth, reaching 1.2 million in just one and half year since its launch in September 2014. As of February, LG U+, KT and SK Broadband, respectively, have 510,000, 480,000 and 200,000 UHD IPTV subscribers.
02/22/2016 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom announced its participation in the 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress. Reflecting its strong determination of transforming itself as a platform company based on its unrivalled competitiveness in telecommunications, SK Telecom will be showcasing a wide variety of innovative technologies and services in the areas of Life Enhancement Platform, Media Platform and IoT Platform, along with industry-leading 5G enabling technologies.
02/19/2016 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today announced that it will display next-generation media platform and technologies, including ‘Mobile Social Broadcasting Platform,’ ‘Cloud Streaming,’ and ‘8K UHD Super Encoder’ at the Mobile World Congress 2016 being held at Barcelona, Spain.
01/27/2016 | By NETMANIAS
On the 25th, SK Telecom released its plan to commercialize 2-band uplink carrier aggregation in the network to offer enhanced data upload speeds. In addition, the company plans to introduce other useful solutions, such as UL 64QAM and MC-PUSCH, all to achieve maximum upload speeds possible.
01/21/2016 | By NETMANIAS
On January 11th, SK Telecom released the news that it succeeded in demonstration of Korea's first wired infra 5G technology, 'Distributed Core Network', in conjunction with Nokia.
01/08/2016 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today announced that it, together with Samsung Electronics. Korea Electronics Technology Institute (KETI), Atmel and Axstone successfully demonstrated interworking between heterogeneous Internet of Things (IoT) standards - i.e. oneM2M and Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) standards - at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas, U.S.
12/31/2015 | By NETMANIAS
The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) of South Korea released on the 30th the results of ‘2015 communication service quality evaluation’. The nation’s average LTE speeds were recorded at 117.51 Mbps, up from the last year’s Broadband LTE-A (3X LTE) speeds of 114.4 Mbps, thanks to 3Band LTE-A (4X LTE) service launched earlier this year.
12/09/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Nokia Networks to jointly research and develop narrowband IoT(NB-IoT) communication technologies.
12/07/2015 | By NETMANIAS
Samsung announced that it has successfully demonstrated the capabilities of Telco Software-Defined Networking (SDN) in a proof of concept (PoC) test deployment with SK Telecom.
12/05/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom and Intel are teaming up to secure Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV), two key underlying technologies in 5G communication, with the aim of addressing deceleration issues encountered in virtualized networks.
11/22/2015 | By NETMANIAS
The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) announced on the 22nd that Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service developed through interworking among the Korean big 3 operators will be fully commercialized on the 23rd.
11/18/2015 | By An, Hochun
SK Telecom began working on commercialization of 3-band CA, known to support up to 375 Mbps - 5 times faster LTE. The service can be launched as early as sometime in the first half of next year, depending on how relevant policies on 2.1 GHz spectrum are finalized by the Korean government.
11/13/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today announced that its UO Smart Beam Laser has been named a 2016 CES Innovation Awards Honoree in the Home Video/Audio Components and Accessories category.
11/03/2015 | By Yoon, Heeseok
SK Telecom is buying the control of CJ Hello Vision that is a number 1 business in cable TV. After securing the control of CJ Hello Vision, it is heard that it will emerge with SK Broadband in April of 2016. It seems that it will cost SK Telecom between $1.32 billion and $1.75 billion (1.5 trillion KRW to 2 trillion KRW) to buy CJ Hello Vision.