08/17/2018 | By Netmanias
KT, South Korea's largest telecommunications company, will participate in a nationwide project to drastically improve Internet connectivity in the Philippines, gaining a major foothold in the Southeast Asian country and neighboring region.
12/24/2017 | By Netmanias
KT will build a high-speed communications network in Gabon, Africa. Gabon's ANINF (Agence Nationale des Infrastructures Numériques et des Fréquences) has announced that they have signed a contract with KT worth 9 million euros to build a high-speed communications network in Gabon on the 17th.
07/15/2017 | By Netmanias
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 Internet coverage in the ski jump tower located in the Alpensia Stadium where the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games are to be held.
06/27/2017 | By Netmanias
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 Boston and Netblazr concluded a three way MOU, to supply GiGA Wire to the historic city of Boston.
01/30/2017 | By netmanias
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. The company said the new device/service, developed based on network technologies grafted onto AI know-how it has long accumulated, will bring a new paradigm to consumer services.
12/20/2016 | By Netmanias
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 broadband Internet adoption rates, proving its unsurpassed leadership in the global Internet market.
10/25/2016 | By Yunhee Son
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 launch a pilot service to seamlessly serve customer traffic that is ever-increasing due to growing popularity of Giga Internet and UHD IPTV services.
10/19/2016 | By Soojung Lee
10/19/2016 | By Soojung Lee
Following MWC 2016 in February, KT will present its 1G copper line telecommunication technology (GiGA Wire) jointly developed with Korean manufacturers at the Broadband World Forum (the BBWF), the world’s largest exhibition for wired telecommunication. Held in London, the annual exhibition is expected to be attended by top management of global telecommunication service providers and greatly impact the next-generation broadband network landscape.
10/18/2016 | By Soojung Lee
Industry leaders launch GiGA Wire Alliance with the goal of promoting worldwide adoption of Gigabit FTTdp/FTTB broadband access solutions powered by the ITU-T G.hn standard. GiGA Wire solutions are based on the open G.hn standard, which enables service provider to use any in-building copper infrastructure (phone lines, UTP cables and coaxial cables) to deliver Gigabit services without the high cost associated with installing new optical fiber.
10/17/2016 | By Soojung Lee
Nokia and SK Broadband have provided the fastest fiber access speeds ever to a first set of apartment buildings in Seoul, South Korea, reaching aggregate speeds of 52.5 Gbps.
10/10/2016 | By Dr. Michelle M. Do
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 GiGAtopia (KT’s Forward Looking Strategy) along with details of its network innovation, and highlighting the infinite possibilities that can be brought by the next-generation network.
09/30/2016 | By Park, Jisung
KT is establishing an environment where anyone in South Korea can use 1Gbps GiGA-Internet by applying many innovative technologies.
09/30/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Broadband announced last week (on the 21th) that it has successfully developed a solution that enables 1Gbps Internet speeds in both UL and DL over the legacy 2-pair cable without the need of installing extra cables for the first time in the world.
09/14/2016 | By NETMANIAS
In connection with the acquisition, the company issued approximately 47.5 million shares of its common stock, representing 58 percent of the combined company, to DASAN Networks, Inc., the former sole shareholder of DASAN Network Solutions, and changed its name to DASAN Zhone Solutions, Inc. The company will commence trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the new symbol DZSI on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016.
07/07/2016 | By NETMANIAS
KT is collaborating with domestic and overseas manufacturers to expand the horizon of GiGA Wire. On July 5, KT Institute of Convergence Technology signed an MOU with domestic and overseas companies to further develop GiGA Wire and create a global ecosystem for the technology.
06/14/2016 | By Netmanias
On June 7th, kt (CEO Hwang Chang-gyu, kt.com) unveiled the world’s first 1Gbps internet solution, which can be applied to all customers currently on 2 pairs wire internet connection.
06/07/2016 | By Netmanias
On the 7th, KT unveiled its new solution called ‘2pairs LAN GiGA Internet’, claimed to be capable of supporting 1Gbps for any customers with LAN UTP cabling.
01/26/2016 | By NETMANIAS
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.
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