05/09/2015 | By NETMANIAS
Netmanias released ONE-SHOT about "IPTV History in Korea (Channels, Resolution, VoD, Subscribers, Revenue)"
05/06/2015 | By pioneer
As of end of March 2015, LG U+ recorded over 100,000 4K UHD service subscriptions - for the first time for a pay TV service - closely followed by its competitor, KT.
03/29/2015 | By Ahn, Hocheon
LG Electronics will be releasing their ‘LG Watch Urbane LTE’ on the 27th in South Korea exclusively via LG U+. The factory price is 587 USD. LG U+ will be having smart watch plan that costs about 10 USD per month.
03/05/2015 | By Yun Sang-ho
SKT and LGU+ to create more customer value, and KT to lead technology innovation through standardization
5G era is arriving soon, probably by 2020 as planned, and is promising 100 times faster speeds than current LTE.
03/02/2015 | By Kim, Yong-ju
SK Telecom, KT, and LG U+—Korea’s three main telecommunication companies—are to show 5 Generation(5G) and IoT(Internet of Things) technologies in priority at the ‘Mobile World Congress(MWC) 2015.’
02/16/2015 | By Kim Yong-joo
Resale phone makers are showing signs to competitively introduce ‘multiple MVNO’ strategy to use two or more mobile carrier circuits. This is analyzed as a strategy to expand the base of resale phones by increasing subscribers’ options. Accordingly, multiple circuit strategy is forecast to spread in the resale phone industry.
02/04/2015 | By Ahn Ho-cheon
SK Telecom organized the National Disaster and Safety Communication Network (hereinafter referred to as the emergency network) TFT (task force team). As a result, all three mobile carriers have dedicated teams for winning the emergency network project and are going head to head with one another.
02/02/2015 | By Ahn Ho-cheon
The top three mobile carriers are forecast to reduce their CAPEX by about 9% this year comapred to last year.
02/01/2015 | By NETMANIAS
LG U+ announced on February 1 that it is lowering the service rate of 'U+ Optical Giga' Internet service, capable of 1 Gbps speeds - up to 10 times faster than the 100 Mbps ultra-high-speed Internet.
01/13/2015 | By Kim Yong-joo
Top 3 mobile carriers will join hands with manufacturers and release over 30 smart home (home IoT) products this year. They took aim at the most popular home IoT as the first case of success in the age of IoT. They are planning to flood the market with numerous products throughout the year unlike last year when they released a couple of pilot products.
01/07/2015 | By Ahn Ho-cheon
LG Uplus is accelerating the commercialization of 3-band carrier aggregation (CA). As LG Electronics (LGE) unveiled the 'G Flex 2' supporting the 3-band CA at the Consumer Electronics Show in the US on January 5 (local time), LG Uplus is now able to launch commercial service pretty soon. Samsung Electronics (SEC) is also scheduled to officially release the Galaxy Note 4 3-LTE this month. The speed competition among mobile carriers is forecast to intensify.
12/29/2014 | By Ahn Ho-cheon
‘Z-wave’ is emerging as a key wireless technology for the home Internet of things (IoT) services. As Z-wave offers higher radio wave efficiency than Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Zigbee and facilitates the securing of interoperability between terminals, the number of global common carriers and service providers opting for Z-wave as a key IoT solution is increasing.
12/24/2014 | By NETMANIAS
The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies deploying Z-Wave, the world’s largest ecosystem of wireless control products and services, is pleased to announce that LG Uplus has become a Principal Member of the Alliance and has joined its Board of Directors.
12/16/2014 | By NETMANIAS
LGU+ will release ‘U+ Gas Lock,’ which is an Internet of things service to check and lock gas valve system at home anytime, anywhere using smartphones.
11/20/2014 | By JEONG JIN-WOOK
At the competition of three common carriers over giga Internet investment, domestic wired communications equipment makers are spending a busy autumn. These companies are expected to continuously enjoy the benefits of giga Internet investment for two – three years in the future.
11/14/2014 | By AN HO-CHEON
Common carriers’ competition intensifies over the world’s first 3-band carrier aggregation (CA) technology commercialization. 3-band CA is a technology to increase speed up to 300Mbps by aggregating three frequency bands. In January this year, a Korean common carrier succeeded in demonstration for the first time.
11/06/2014 | By AN HO-CHEON
Korea’s communications industry has challenged network functions virtualization (NFV) technology development as the first in the world. Following LG U+, SK Telecom also started a network function virtualization project implementer selection process, and thus drew attention of the solution industry as well as domestic and international communication equipment makers.
10/18/2014 | By NETMANIAS
On October 16, LG U+ announced that it successfully demonstrated a new technology 'LTE-U' (LTE in Unlicensed spectrum) that can give transmission speeds of up to four times faster than the current LTE for the first time in the world.
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