07/03/2018 | By Netmanias
Samsung and MTS announced that they used Samsung’s 5G network and devices to successfully demonstrate a series of 5G scenarios including HD video calls, ultra-low latency video games and high-definition video streaming.
02/19/2018 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom announced today that it will introduce ‘oksusu Social VR,’ its newest VR innovation enabling users to engage with video content and interact with each other inside the virtual world, at MWC 2018.
01/11/2018 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom announced today that the company will jointly explore the development of the ATSC 3.0 (the “Next-generation TV” standard) platform with "Sinclair", the largest television broadcaster in the U.S and its subsidiary, “ONE Media”.
04/25/2017 | By Netmanias
On March 29th, KT launched 'UHD TV Technical Center' to take the lead in UHD broadcasting era. The launching ceremony was attended by Mr. Sung-mok Oh, the head of Network Division.
03/01/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom announced that ‘oksusu,’ its mobile IPTV service jointly operated with SK Broadband* was recognized by the GSMA as the ‘Best Mobile Video, TV or Film App’ category at the Global Mobile(GLOMO) Awards 2017 at Mobile World Congress 2017.
02/11/2017 | By Netmanias
Last week, at the ‘2017 New Year Strategies Workshop’, KT Chairman Hwang Chang Kyu unveiled a blueprint for the management strategies in his second term, announcing his great ambition to boost ‘five key platforms’ (media, smart energy, enterprise/public value enhancement, financial transaction, safety) for the three years to come.
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.
11/09/2016 | By Yunhee Son
KT announced that on the 8th that Olleh TV, its IPTV service, will be presenting ‘Olleh TV 360 GiGA VR’ service, the world’s first VR on IPTV service that can be controlled using a TV remote.
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.
09/07/2016 | By Yongjoo Kim
On the 4th, SK Telecom launched ‘SCube’ (tentative name), a new brand for networking equipment it plans to offer. SCube equipment was developed by SK Telecom and manufactured by a small-sized local vendor and SK Hynix. Initially, a group of five products, including AF-Media, NV-Array and T-CAP were released.
09/05/2016 | By Netmanias
KT on the 30th August rolled out ‘dovido’, a how-to video platform designed to help anyone to make and generate revenues out of video content easily, and shared its strategies for content platform business at a press conference.
08/19/2016 | By Netmanias
At a launching event for ‘olleh tv air’ held at KT Square in Seoul on the 18th, KT presented the nation’s first innovative solution that lets users enjoy wireless IPTV service with UHD quality anywhere at home.
07/26/2016 | By NETMANIAS
The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) and the Ministry of Science, ICP and Future Planning (MSIP) formed a committee named ‘Ground-wave UHD Broadcasting Committee’ consisting of relevant parties. The committee discussed key agendas for launching ground-wave UHD service in February 2017.
07/25/2016 | By Ho-cheon Ahn, Seon-il Yoo
An attempted M&A deal between SK Telecom and CJ HelloVision fell apart. The deal has been reviewed for over seven months - first by the Fair Trade Commission (FTC) and then finally by the MSIP, the final decision maker, which disapproved the combination of businesses. The FTC announced that in order to eliminate the risk of restricting competition, it decided to disapprove the proposed M&A deals.
07/15/2016 | By NETMANIAS
KT held a press conference at the KT Square in Gwanghwamun, Seoul, on the 12th, announcing the commercialization of the world’s first HDR IPTV service, along with Samsung Electronics and Warner Bros. KT said that it developed a set-top box specifically designed for HDR technology.
06/14/2016 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that it has commercialized the world’s first true real-time mobile streaming technology.
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.
02/22/2016 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom announced its participation in the 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress. Reflecting its strong determination of transforming itself as a platform company based on its unrivalled competitiveness in telecommunications, SK Telecom will be showcasing a wide variety of innovative technologies and services in the areas of Life Enhancement Platform, Media Platform and IoT Platform, along with industry-leading 5G enabling technologies.
02/19/2016 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today announced that it will display next-generation media platform and technologies, including ‘Mobile Social Broadcasting Platform,’ ‘Cloud Streaming,’ and ‘8K UHD Super Encoder’ at the Mobile World Congress 2016 being held at Barcelona, Spain.
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