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KT declares the World's First 5G Commercialization in March 2019

03/27/2018 | By Netmanias

KT who successfully demonstrated 5G network operation and 5G pilot service at the PyeongChang Olympic Games, held a press conference on May 22 and announced the world's first 5G commercialization in March 2019.

KDDI and Samsung Successfully Complete 5G Multi-Device Trial at a Professional Baseball Stadium in Okinawa, Japan

03/27/2018 | By Netmanias

KDDI and Samsung Electronics announced on March 26 that the successful completion of a 5G field trial held in Okinawa Cellular Stadium, a 30,000-person capacity baseball stadium in Japan.

SK Telecom Wins ‘Best Mobile Innovation for Enterprise’ Award at GSMA Global Mobile Awards 2018

02/28/2018 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom announced that its ‘LiveCare’ service was awarded ‘Best Mobile Innovation for Enterprise’ at GSMA Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards 2018 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 held in Barcelona, Spain.

SK Telecom to Invest in ID Quantique, the Global Leader in Quantum-Safe Crypto Solutions

02/28/2018 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom announced today that the company will invest KRW 70 billion (US$ 65 million) in ID Quantique (IDQ), the world’s No.1 quantum-safe cryptography solutions provider based in Switzerland.

SK Telecom to Bring Everything into Realm of 5G

02/28/2018 | By Netmanias

Updated on February 28 - SK Telecom will show what the upcoming future would look like at the 2018 MWC, which lasts four days beginning Feb. 26 in Barcelona, Spain. In the 5G era, everything in the real-world will be digitized and brought into the realm of 5G network. This means the safety and stability of 5G network is vital.

Jio and Samsung Unlock the Next Stage of India’s Digital Transformation

02/27/2018 | By Netmanias

Reliance Jio Infocomm and Samsung Electronics announced on February 26th their continued partnership to bring LTE coverage to 99 percent of the Indian population and significantly improve network capacity across the country.

Samsung Unveils the World’s First 5G FWA Commercial Solutions at MWC 2018

02/27/2018 | By Netmanias

February 26, 2018 - Samsung Electronics will spotlight its end-to-end 5G commercial solutions at MWC 2018, unveiling new possibilities for the future of mobile communications.

Samsung Selected as a 4G LTE Open RAN Provider on Verizon’s 4G LTE Network

02/27/2018 | By Netmanias

Samsung Electronics America, announced on February 23 it has been selected by Verizon to assist in advancing their 4G LTE Open RAN initiative.

KT, Qualcomm and Samsung Achieve Multi-vendor 5G NR Interoperability on Path to Mobile 5G NR Trials in 2018

02/20/2018 | By Netmanias

KT, Qualcomm Technologies and Samsung Electronics announced today the successful completion of multi-vendor 5G NR interoperable testing compliant with the recently completed 3GPP Release-15 Non-Standalone (NSA) 5G NR global standard.

SK Telecom Signs Contract on Next-Generation Fronthaul Technology Solutions with Global Companies

02/20/2018 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom announced today that it will sign an MoU on global expansion of 5G-PON at the MWC 2018 with global telecommunications equipment companies such as Cisco Systems and Nokia. 5G-PON is one of 5G network’s core technologies.

SK Telecom Presenting Its Newest Social VR Innovation ‘oksusu Social VR’ at MWC 2018

02/19/2018 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom announced today that it will introduce ‘oksusu Social VR,’ its newest VR innovation enabling users to engage with video content and interact with each other inside the virtual world, at MWC 2018.

SK Telecom to roll out ‘5G Diplomacy’ with global ICT companies at MWC 2018

02/19/2018 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom will roll out ambitious 5G diplomacy at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona, Spain, which lasts four days beginning February 26.

Samsung and Cisco Team With Orange for First Multi-Vendor 5G Fixed Wireless Trial in Europe

02/13/2018 | By Netmanias

Orange, Samsung Electronics and Cisco, on February 7, announced collaboration on a 5G millimeter wave trial set to begin in the second half of 2018, across multiple homes in Romania.

SK Telecom, Alibaba to Envision ‘New ICT’ Blueprint Together

02/12/2018 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom announced on February 9 that Park Jung-ho, CEO and President of SK Telecom, discussed a blueprint for New ICT industry with Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, at SK Telecom headquarters.

Samsung Electronics Brings Technological Innovations to the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 through Innovative Experiences at the Samsung Olympic Showcase

02/07/2018 | By Netmanias

Samsung Electronics, Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communications and Computing Equipment category, is bringing technological innovations to the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 through interactive experiences at the new Samsung Olympic Showcases.

SK Telecom, '5G x HD Map’ to Lead a Whole New Driving Experience on the Road

02/07/2018 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom and Korean Transportation Safety Authority (TS) announced today that two 5G self-driving cars successfully ran “cooperative driving,” where traffic information was effectively shared between the two vehicles, in K-City, the pilot city for self-driving located in Hwaseong.

KT, Verizon and Samsung Collaborate to Demonstrate and Advance Next Level of 5G Innovation

02/07/2018 | By Netmanias

KT, Verizon, and Samsung Electronics joined to demonstrate Samsung 5G solutions and use cases, including a prototype 5G tablet device, and a successful live video call conducted over 5G between Minneapolis, USA and Seoul, Korea during a sponsored sport event.

SK Telecom sent a Second 5G RFP to Major RAN Vendors to develop Commercial 5G RAN and Core Equipmens based on Global Standards

01/31/2018 | By Netmanias

Since 3GPP has announced the first standard of 5G in December last year, SK Telecom rapidly sent out second RFP and planed to early select 5G partner companies to develop commercial equipment together.

KT held a Briefing Session on 5G Commercial System RFP for selecting 5G System Development Partners

01/29/2018 | By Netmanias

KT held a briefing session on 5G RFP for selecting 5G commercial system development partner company at KT Gwanghwamun West building on the 29th. The meeting was held to explain KT's 5G commercialization direction and key technology requirements for the six global manufacturers (Nokia, Samsung, Cisco, etc.) attending.

SK Telecom, ONE Media, and Sinclair Broadcast Group Announce MOU to lead Development and Implementation of Next-Gen TV platform

01/11/2018 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom announced today that the company will jointly explore the development of the ATSC 3.0 (the “Next-generation TV” standard) platform with "Sinclair", the largest television broadcaster in the U.S and its subsidiary, “ONE Media”.

   
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