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LG U+ unveiled its gigabit Internet access network solution at the World IT Show 2014 held in Busan on October 20th. The new solution is said to be capable of supporting bidirec...
Steve Shin and Dr. Harrison J. Son
Earlier in May, KT's Chairman Chang-gyu Hwang announced the company's GiGAtopia vision (see What's GiGAtopia envisioned by Chairman Chang-gyu Hwang of KT?). Then soo...
Dr. Harrison J. Son
Korean ICT News • page 1-2 KT aims to build a nationwide GiGA Internet access network • page 4 SK Telecom's Network Evolution Strategies: Carrier aggregation, inter-cell coordin...
On May 20, Chairman Chang-gyu Hwang of KT (with sales of KRW 23.8 trillion in 2013) announced that "KT will open up a new age of GiGAtopia by investing KRW 4.5 trillion (USD 4.4...
Chris Yoo and Dr. Harrison J. Son
In the past two years, some new technologies have been introduced in Korea, apparently increasing broadband Internet speeds 3~5 times faster, from 100 Mbps to 300~500 Mbps, inst...
Steve Shin and Dr. Harrison J. Son
Korean ICT News • page 1 LTE/LTE-A Commercialization by South Korea’s Big 3 Operators as of July 1, 2014 • page 2-4 Broadband Access Network Architecture in Korea • page 5-6...
Chairman Chang-gyu Hwang of KT announced that "KT will open up a new age of GiGAtopia by investing KRW 4.5 trillion (USD 4.4 billion) in GiGA FTTH, GiGA Path (heterogeneous netw...
Dr. Harrison J. Son
Broadband & IPTV in Korea UPDATE - May 1, 2014


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  By Q3 of 2016, the Gigabit Internet subscription of KT reached 2.04 million, which accounts for 24.1% of the company's Internet service subscription (8.48 million).  






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KT Joins Philippines' $1.8 Bln Broadband Project

KT, South Korea's largest telecommunications company, will participate in a nationwide project to drastically improve Internet connectivity in the...


KT wins a contract for a high-speed communications network project in Gabon

KT will build a high-speed communications network in Gabon, Africa. Gabon's ANINF (Agence Nationale des Infrastructures Numériques et des Fréquence...


KT's 5G WTTx solution proven ready for Giga Internet service

KT announced on July 5th that it conducted a field test of its latest solution '5G WTTx (Wireless To The x)', successfully providing 5G Giga Intern...


KT Shows off Their Giga Technology Innovation in Boston Massachusetts

On June 12th, KT (CEO Hwang Chang-Gyu) announced that they signed a MOU with the City of Boston and the Digital Equity Project. KT, the City of Bos...


KT opens up Home AI era with GiGA Genie, the world's first AI TV

KT unveiled GiGA Genie, the world’s first artificial intelligence (AI) TV set-top box (and also service) at a press conference held on the 17th. Th...


Korea has the world's fastest average Internet speeds in Q3 2016

As if Q3 2016, Korea has remained the country with the world's fastest average Internet speeds for 11 quarters in a row, and also with the highest...


SK Broadband's demoed the world's first 40Gbps Internet service

SK Broadband announced last week (on the 17th) that it has developed NG-PON2 platform capable of offering up to 40 Gbps Internet speeds and aims to...


KT’s GiGA Wire using copper line at 1Gbps connects the world, moving beyond Europe

Following MWC 2016 in February, KT will present its 1G copper line telecommunication technology (GiGA Wire) jointly developed with Korean manufactu...


Broadband Industry Leaders launch GiGA Wire Alliance to enable Ultra-Broadband Services over Existing Copper Networks

Industry leaders launch GiGA Wire Alliance with the goal of promoting worldwide adoption of Gigabit FTTdp/FTTB broadband access solutions powered b...


Nokia and SK Broadband connect first customers with fastest fiber technology

Nokia and SK Broadband have provided the fastest fiber access speeds ever to a first set of apartment buildings in Seoul, South Korea, reaching agg...


KT’s Chairman Chang-Gyu Hwang's speech at Harvard Business School - "Intelligent network to open up an post-mobile era"

KT’s Chairman Chang-Gyu Hwang delivered a special speech last month at Harvard Business School on ‘Power of the Network’, introducing the company’s...


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