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LG U+ and Huawei complete World's First Trial of Live UHD IPTV over 5G FWA with Chipset based 5G CPE

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.

2016 communication service quality evaluation - Average LTE speeds of 120.09 Mbps

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).

LG U+ to deploy NB-IoT-dedicated network

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.

LG U+ demonstrated speeds of 31Gbps using a 5G base station

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.

Coverage Map for wired/wireless service now available in South Korea as well

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

Mobile connections in South Korea reached 60 million – driven by IoT

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.

Korea Mobile Market - ARPU / Revenue Stagnation

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.

UHD TV Subscriptions in Korea reached 1.2 Million, accounting for 10% of Total IPTV Subscriptions

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.

LG U+ is rolling out Enhanced 'tv G JikCam', a User-Created Channel

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.

2015 Communication Service Quality Evaluation in Korea - Average LTE Speed, 117 Mbps

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.

LG U+ showcased giga LTE using 4-band CA

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.

Commercialization of inter-operator VoLTE service opens VoLTE era

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.

KT & LG U+, leading UHD Market, each with over 300,000 Subscribers

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.

Controversy about Auction for 2.1 GHz Frequency becomes More and More Interesting as 3 Companies All have Different Views

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.

LG U+ and Nokia: CA and pooling demonstration using vRAN and commercial smartphone

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.

After 2 Rounds on Phone and TV, who will be the Winner of Round 3 (Home IoT)?

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.

LG U+ co-developed an open SDN with Ericsson-LG

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.

LG U+ awarded for VoLTE Service at MWC Shanghai 2015

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.

LG U+'s new services: 'LTE Video Portal' and 'Home IoT'

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.

6 New Home IoT Services by LG U+

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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