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Samsung Electronics Declares “Age of Experience” at CES 2020

01/07/2020 | By

Samsung Electronics announced the “Age of Experience” at the opening keynote at CES. As the featured keynote speaker, Samsung Consumer Electronics President and CEO H.S. Kim heralded a decade of human-centric innovation that seamlessly combines hardware and software to create personalized experiences that make life more convenient, more enjoyable, and more meaningful.

SK Telecom to Showcase Next-Generation Media and Mobility Technologies at CES 2020

01/06/2020 | By

SK Telecom today announced that it will participate in CES 2020, which takes place at the Las Vegas Convention Center located in Las Vegas from January 7 to 10, to showcase diverse media and mobility technologies powered by 5G and Mobile Edge Computing (MEC).

Samsung Brings 5G to World by Shipping More than 6.7 Million Galaxy 5G Devices in 2019

01/03/2020 | By

Samsung Electronics today announced that in 2019 it shipped more than 6.7 million Galaxy 5G smartphones globally, giving consumers the ability to experience next-generation speed and performance.1 As of November 2019, Samsung accounted for 53.9% of the global 5G smartphone market2 and led the industry in offering consumers five Galaxy 5G devices globally, including the Galaxy S10 5G, Note10 5G and Note10+ 5G, as well as the recently launched Galaxy A90 5G and Galaxy Fold 5G.

SK Telecom and Samsung Heavy Industries Successfully Verified 5G-Powered Autonomous and Remote Control Navigation Test Platform Using a Test Ship

12/20/2019 | By

SK Telecom and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) today announced that they have completed the development of a 5G-based autonomous and remote control navigation test platform and verified the platform using a test ship.

Samsung Selected as 4G LTE-A & 5G Network Solution Provider by Videotron in Canada

12/14/2019 | By

Samsung Electronics today announced that it will provide 4G LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) and 5G radio access networks solutions to Videotron, a Canadian telecommunications operator. This is the first time Samsung is delivering network solutions in Canada.

KT SAT Conducts World’s First Satellite 5G Connection

11/25/2019 | By

KT Corp. said its satellite-operating subsidiary, KT SAT, has successfully conducted the world’s first 5G data transmission with a satellite connection.

The test was aimed to expand the fifth-generation technology linked to KT’s 5G network and KT SAT’s KOREASAT 6, located some 36,000 kilometers above the equator, said the leading Korean telecom provider.

Samsung Selected as a 5G Network Solution Provider for KDDI in Japan

10/01/2019 | By

Samsung Electronics today announced it has been selected by Japanese telecommunications operator KDDI to provide 5G network solutions for KDDI’s 5G commercial service launch. The companies will join forces to complete the network roll-out, with commercial service expected to begin in March 2020.

SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics Join Forces to Realize 8K TV Powered by 5G Network

09/09/2019 | By

SK Telecom announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Samsung Electronics to jointly develop and commercialize the world’s first 5G-8K TV. The 5G-8K TV will revolutionize users’ television-watching experience by directly receiving 8K video over SK Telecom’s ultra-low latency and ultra-wideband 5G network.

SK Telecom Breaks 1 Million 5G Subscriber Mark

08/22/2019 | By

SK Telecom today announced that it became the first mobile operator in the world to exceed the 1 million 5G subscriber mark. This milestone, achieved on August 21, 2019, further solidifies the company's leadership in the field of 5G. The company's 5G subscribers now take up more than 3.5 percent of its total subscriber base of 28 million.

SK Telecom Launches 5G AR and VR Services for eSports

07/31/2019 | By

SK Telecom announced the launch of three 5G AR and VR services – ‘Jump AR’, ‘LCK* VR Live Broadcasting’ and ‘VR Replay’ – to offer a more realistic and immersive experience when watching eSports games.

SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics Advance in Bringing Korea Closer to 5G Standalone Commercialization

07/01/2019 | By

SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics today announced the successful completion of Korea’s first interoperability assessment between 5G Standalone (SA) Core and other commercial network systems over a 5G network. This successful result brings the two companies one step closer to 5G SA commercialization.

SK Telecom Joins Hands with Ericsson, Nokia and Samsung Electronics for Advancement of 5G and Evolution to 6G

06/18/2019 | By

SK Telecom signed Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) with Ericsson, Nokia and Samsung Electronics, respectively, for joint research and development in advanced 5G and 6G mobile network technologies.

SK Telecom, Samsung Electronics and Cisco Sign MOU for 5G Smart Office Business

06/07/2019 | By

SK Telecom, Samsung Electronics and Cisco signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on June 5, 2019 to promote 5G-based smart office business. Under the MOU, the three parties will cooperate on planning and developing new 5G smart office services; developing a comprehensive package by integrating their proprietary technologies and services; and jointly promoting integrated marketing initiatives.

SK Telecom and Microsoft Sign MOU for Comprehensive Cooperation in Cutting-Edge ICT

05/13/2019 | By

SK Telecom and Microsoft Corp. signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on May 7 for comprehensive cooperation in leading-edge ICT, including 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud.

KT Launches World’s First Commercial 5G Network

04/12/2019 | By Netmanias

KT Corporation, South Korea’s largest telecommunications company, has officially launched the world’s first nationwide commercial fifth-generation (5G) wireless network in South Korea, ushering in a new era of super-fast and ultra-reliable connectivity for consumers and businesses.

SK Telecom Announces the Beginning of the Age of Hyper-Innovation with 5G

04/03/2019 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today held a press conference at its Seoul headquarters to announce the beginning of the age of Hyper-Innovation with 5G. The company introduced in detail its unrivalled competitiveness in 5G network along with 5G price plans and services.

SK Telecom and Samsung Completed 4G-5G Network Dual Connectivity Test: 5G + LTE Aggregation = 2.63Gbps

03/14/2019 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) and Samsung Electronics today announced that they have successfully completed the network device interoperability test applying Dual Connectivity technology using both 4G and 5G networks provided by Samsung’s Networks Business. It is also known as ‘E-UTRAN New Radio Dual Connectivity (EN-DC)’ based on the 3GPP 5G New Radio (NR) standard.

SK Telecom Unveils ‘5G Mobile Edge Computing Open Platform’

03/14/2019 | By

SK Telecom today announced that it has built ‘Mobile Edge Computing Open Platform,’ which is capable of significantly enhancing the response time in 5G data communications.

Everything 5G: 5 Highlights from Samsung at MWC 2019

02/27/2019 | By Netmanias

MWC19 is officially underway and attendees have been flocking to see the very latest offerings Samsung Electronics has on show. This year’s iteration of the world’s largest mobile industry exhibition is themed ‘Intelligent Connectivity’, and in the exhibition’s 4-day span, over 100,000 visitors are expected to attend.

SK Telecom Participates in MWC Barcelona 2019 to Showcase Leading 5G Technologies

02/24/2019 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced that it will participate in MWC Barcelona 2019 to be held from February 25-28 to showcase its leading-edge 5G network technologies as well as a range of innovative technologies and solutions in the areas of smart factory, social VR, autonomous driving and blockchain.

   
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