11/07/2016 | By Soojung Lee
SK Telecom today announced that it has become a member of 5G Automation Association (5GAA), a global cross-industry association of companies from the telecommunications and automotive industries.
10/26/2016 | By Netmanias
Samsung Electronics today introduced its expanded SAMSUNG ARTIK™ Smart Internet of Things (IoT) platform featuring two new module families, ARTIK 0 and ARTIK 7, new device management capabilities in SAMSUNG ARTIK™ Cloud and an expanded partner ecosystem.
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.
10/07/2016 | By Netmanias
Samsung announced on the 6th that it has agreed to acquire Viv Labs, the intelligent interface to everything. Viv has developed a unique, open AI platform that gives third-party developers the power to use and build conversational assistants and integrate a natural language-based interface into renowned applications and services.
10/06/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that it, together with Lotte Department Store, will create a new shopping culture by realizing a truly smart shopping environment via ‘Smart Department Store,’ a package of smart shopping solutions designed to revolutionize people’s shopping experience.
09/26/2016 | By Netmanias
KT, South Korea-based telecom company, announced last week (on the 20th) that it has successfully demonstrated various Internet of Small Things (IoST) services that are based on Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT) technology over its commercial LTE network in cooperation with Daejeon metropolitan city, Nokia, Kolon Industry, Intel, etc.
09/01/2016 | By Netmanias
KT, in cooperation with Nokia, showcased some key 3GPP-based NB-IoT technologies on the commercial LTE network for the first time in the world on the 31st. NB-IoT is a LPWA technology using only 200 KHz bandwidth, and a solution designed specifically for small-volume data communication between things.
08/29/2016 | By Netmanias
The South Korean government deliberated on DTV channel rearrangement, frequency allocation for TVWS and the emerging ICT industry at the 4th Frequency Deliberation Committee held on the 24th.
08/25/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom announced last week (on the 17th) that it had executed an MOU with Intel to co-develop IoT devices featuring a real-time communication solution at the Intel Developer Forum held in San Francisco, California.
08/22/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that it signed a MoU with SOCAR, the largest car-sharing company in Korea, to cooperate in the connected car business.
08/15/2016 | By Netmanias
At the 2nd ‘Scientific Technology Strategy Meeting’ held at the Blue House, the South Korean government selected nine government-led R&D projects: five projects for discovering new growth engine, and four projects for better quality of life.
08/13/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom announced it is hosting a global meeting of the LoRa Alliance, an open, non-profit association for promotion of the IoT standard, in Seoul in October, to position itself as a leader in the initiative for making an roaming system for LoRa network, etc. as global standards.
08/04/2016 | By NETMANIAS
IoT connections have been on the rise – starting from 3.0 million in 2013, to 3.5 million in 2014 (up by 14.2%), and then up by 23.4% in 2015, showing a fast increase in growth rate.
07/16/2016 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom attended ‘South Korea and EU IoT Partnership Conference’, held in Nice, France on 12th through 14th, and proposed the cooperation between the two regions to develop a LoRa network roaming system. The proposed system will lead to introduction of various services including location tracking service for international baggage, and more.
07/16/2016 | By Kwon, Dongjun
SK Telecom is working with Ericsson and Intel to develop ‘Network Slicing’ technology. Industries are predicting that a telecommunication service with Network Slicing will be commercialized in 2018.
07/14/2016 | By NETMANIAS
The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) decided to make a total of 6,859 MHz of bandwidth available for three key emerging sectors with the greatest potential: IoT, drone and self-driving car.
07/14/2016 | By NETMANIAS
Four deregulations in IoT in 2016 -
1. Transmit power in IoT-dedicated network (May 2016)
2. Additional spectrum assignment for IoT (scheduled in October 2016)
3. Approval process waiver for IoT plans (scheduled in September 2016)
4. Alleviattion of requirements for location information service (scheduled in September 2016)
07/07/2016 | By An, Hocheon
KT has developed OTHAD (Over The Horizon Antenna Distribution) that is based on ‘LTE Time Advanced’ technology and announced that it has succeeded in increasing LTE coverage for seas up to 200km without repeaters.
07/04/2016 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today held a press conference to announce the completion of the nationwide deployment of Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) based on LoRa technology; the launch of price plans for LoRa-based IoT services; and its plans to vitalize the IoT ecosystem.
06/16/2016 | By Netmanias
Samsung Electronics today announced that it has agreed to acquire Joyent, Inc., a leading public and private cloud provider.
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