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.
11/03/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom announced that its Board of Directors held a meeting today and decided to acquire CJ O Shopping's 30 percent stake in CJ Hellovision for KRW 500 billion.
10/30/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom and Nokia Networks together demonstrated Nokia Networks’ cmWave technology, setting a new milestone that adds momentum to the standardization of 5G technologies. In a joint 5G trial in South Korea, the two companies achieved 19.1 Gbps transmission speed over the air using 256 QAM, 8x8 MIMO transmission and 400 MHz of bandwidth.
10/29/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today held a press conference to announce the opening of ‘5G Playground,’ an integrated innovation center for development of 5G technologies and use cases, at its Corporate R&D Center located in Bundang, Korea. During the press conference, SK Telecom also unveiled plans to launch a 5G trial service in 2017.
10/23/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom announced on October 22 that it, jointly with Ericsson, has successfully demonstrated 5G network slicing technology for the first time in the world.
10/15/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom announced today that it has been chosen as the winner of the “Best Wi-Fi Network Infrastructure” with its ‘Cloud AC (AP Controller)’ at the 2015 Wi-Fi Industry Awards* held on October 14 in San Jose, California.
10/14/2015 | By NETMANIAS
KT and LG U+ are known to have over 300,000 UHD service subscribers now. The two companies have been aggressively marketing the service to UHD TV owners and new HD service subscribers, successfully positioning themselves as the "top two" in the UHD market.
10/07/2015 | By Kim, Yongjoo
Mobile telecommunication industries are predicting that an all-out war will take place with 2.1 GHz bandwidth frequency that is expected to be auctioned in first half of 2016 on the line. While some are arguing that all of 100 MHz need to be auctioned, some are counter-arguing that all of it needs to be reallocated. Consumptive controversy is expected if a clear standard of dividing frequency is not set.
09/21/2015 | By NETMANIAS
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a leading provider of mobile broadband networking solutions, announced today that it successfully deployed the first virtualized IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) components of its AdaptiV Core platform for Korean telecommunications service provider SK Telecom, delivering resource usage flexibility and significant potential cost savings to the operator's LTE-Advanced network.
09/15/2015 | By Kim, Yongjoo
Method to auction 2.1 GHz frequency bandwidth emerged as an issue for industry. It is an issue because a possibility was brought up that 80 MHz range out of 100 MHz bandwidth range can be reallocated to previous users.
09/09/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom has demonstrated two core quantum cryptographic technologies: Quantum Cryptography System and a small-sized, low-cost true random number generator (QRNG) based on quantum physics.