10/27/2017 | By Netmanias
LG U+ and Huawei have successfully completed the pre-commercial trial of the world's first live ultra-high-definition (UHD) IPTV over 5G FWA with a chipset based 5G millimeter-wave CPE.
01/12/2017 | By Netmanias
On the 28th of last December, the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) announced the results of '2016 communication service quality evaluation' mainly in two categories: Wireless Internet (LTE, 3G, WiBro, WiFi (Telco, Public)) and Wired Internet (Giga and high-speed divisions).
12/15/2016 | By Netmanias
LG U+ launched the deployment of an NFV-based, NB-IoT-dedicated core network equipment called ‘C-SGN’ that it developed in cooperation with Eluon, a South Korean mobile communication solution developer last month.
11/18/2016 | By Yunhee Son
LG U+ announced on the 13th that it, by leveraging a 5G trial base station, succeeded in achieving the downloading speed of up to 31Gbps, which is more than 100 times faster than the current 3-band LTE-A technology, for the first time in the nation.
08/11/2016 | By Netmanias
Coverage Map for wired/wireless service now available in South Korea as well - It is the first released in South Korea
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.
08/02/2016 | By NETMANIAS
Korean big 3 mobile operators (SK Telecom, KT and LG U+) have been presenting innovative LTE services (LTE-A, LTE CA, etc.), all world’s first, every year since its LTE service launch in 2011.
03/17/2016 | By NETMANIAS
UHD IPTV subscriptions marked steep growth, reaching 1.2 million in just one and half year since its launch in September 2014. As of February, LG U+, KT and SK Broadband, respectively, have 510,000, 480,000 and 200,000 UHD IPTV subscribers.
03/15/2016 | By NETMANIAS
LG U+ announced on the 13th that it has rolled out the world's one and only user-created channel 'tv G JikCam' service, now with enhanced remote connection and add friends features.
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.
11/23/2015 | By
LG U+ confirmed on the 23rd that it conducted a demonstration of giga LTE, successfully achieving up to speeds of 1.2 Gbps using LTE only. The company is planning to launch giga LTE service around the same time giga LTE-capable devices arrive in the market.
11/22/2015 | By NETMANIAS
The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) announced on the 22nd that Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service developed through interworking among the Korean big 3 operators will be fully commercialized on the 23rd.
10/14/2015 | By NETMANIAS
KT and LG U+ are known to have over 300,000 UHD service subscribers now. The two companies have been aggressively marketing the service to UHD TV owners and new HD service subscribers, successfully positioning themselves as the "top two" in the UHD market.
10/07/2015 | By Kim, Yongjoo
Mobile telecommunication industries are predicting that an all-out war will take place with 2.1 GHz bandwidth frequency that is expected to be auctioned in first half of 2016 on the line. While some are arguing that all of 100 MHz need to be auctioned, some are counter-arguing that all of it needs to be reallocated. Consumptive controversy is expected if a clear standard of dividing frequency is not set.
09/16/2015 | By Netmanias
LG U+ announced on the 16th that it, jointly with Nokia, a global network equipment vendor, conducted a demonstration of deploying 'commercial' base station software over universal IT servers by means of vRAN. The companies also modified the architecture of C-RAN so that key features previously performed in DU can be performed in RRH instead, proving themselves ready for 5G era where ultra-high speed transmission services are required.
09/01/2015 | By Yun Sang-ho
Again, 'home' is about to be a game field for another fierce game among the big 3 network operators in Korea. First it was about telephone, then TV, and now it is the Internet of Things (IoT). We do not know who will win yet, but we DO know that this time the winner will probably take it all.
09/01/2015 | By NETMANIAS
LG U+ announced on the 1st that it, jointly with Ericsson-LG, has developed an application-based Software Defined Networking (SDN) technology that would allow operators to launch new services faster and have them work effortlessly.
07/22/2015 | By NETMANIAS
On July 15, LG U+ was awarded for its contribution in development of LTE-based interconnected VoLTE service at Mobile World Congress (MWC) Shanghai 2015.
06/29/2015 | By NETMANIAS
After 4 years of providing LTE service, LG U+ presented the world's first integrated video streaming service ‘LTE Video Portal' and a new IoT solution 'Home IoT Service' at a press conference held at its Yongsan headquarters on the 29th.
05/18/2015 | By NETMANIAS
LG U+ showcased 6 new home IoT services (out of 10 services to be released in the second half of the year) at "New Life Experience Room" in its new headquarters on the 17th.
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