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KT & Nokia present World's First 'Ultra-low-delay eMBMS' delivering HD Video in 1 Second

11/04/2015 | By NETMANIAS

In the demonstration held at the Nokia Research Center in Munich, Germany, KT confirmed that it took less than 1 second for HD video clips sent from HD cameras to be played back on smartphones.

SK Telecom buys CJ HelloVision and will emerge with SK Broadband in April of 2016

11/03/2015 | By Yoon, Heeseok

SK Telecom is buying the control of CJ Hello Vision that is a number 1 business in cable TV. After securing the control of CJ Hello Vision, it is heard that it will emerge with SK Broadband in April of 2016. It seems that it will cost SK Telecom between $1.32 billion and $1.75 billion (1.5 trillion KRW to 2 trillion KRW) to buy CJ Hello Vision.

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.

Netflix makes it Official That It will enter South Korean Market in early 2016

09/10/2015 | By Yoon, Heeseok

America’s biggest video-streaming (OTT: Over The Top) service business called ‘Netflix’ is entering South Korean broadcasting market in early 2016. By putting 3 elements of self-produced contents such as ‘House of Cards’, world’s most UHD contents, and low monthly rate out in markets, Netflix is rapidly seizing commands of global broadcasting markets.

KT presented a Plan on How to realize 5G Technology and ICT Service at National Assembly

09/04/2015 | By NETMANIAS

At a meeting 'PyeongChang Olympic featuring ICT technologies' held at the National Assembly on the 2nd, KT announced a plan for realizing its ICT services during the Olympic events, and demonstrated next-generation 5G and IoT services. KT is an official sponsor of the Olympic.

KT and LG Electronics release World’s First ‘PC Single Unit-Type IPTV’ Olleh TV All In One Service is offered and Platform can be changed with a remote

08/28/2015 | By Yoon, Heeseok

KT and LG Electronics released world’s first ‘all in one TV’ that combines PC and IPTV140. It is a new concept of TV that allows one to watch IPTV and immediately change to PC to search the internet.

KT’s GiGA Subscribers Growth (Q2 2015)

08/21/2015 | By NETMANIAS

KT’s GiGA Subscribers (GiGA Internet, GiGA Wi-Fi Home and GiGA UHD IPTV subscribers), as of Q2 2015.

Korea becomes a Battlefield for Global UHD Broadcasting - MSIP approves Retransmission of Foreign Channels

08/20/2015 | By Yoon, Heeseok

Korea has become a battle field for global UHD broadcasting. As 3 paid broadcasting stations such as Cable TV, IPTV, and Satellite Broadcasting all commercialize UHD broadcasting, foreign UHD channel businesses are slowly gathering at Korean market. Ministry of Science, ICP and Future Planning (MSIP) recently approved retransmission of Virgin Island’s media business called Footprint Media Holding’s High TV 4K channels in Korea.

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.

KT Skylife Commercializes World’s First 3 UHD Channels - Opens UHD Multi-Channel Generation

06/03/2015 | By Yoon, Heeseok

KT Skylife started broadcasting 3 UHD channels. This is the first time when 3 UHD channels including local and cable channels are delivered at the same time. Other platform businesses such as cable channels and IPTV will immediately plan on retaliation, and a fight to lure UHD product members will arise from this.

IPTV History in Korea (Channels, Resolution, VoD, Subscribers, Revenue)

05/09/2015 | By NETMANIAS

Netmanias released ONE-SHOT about "IPTV History in Korea (Channels, Resolution, VoD, Subscribers, Revenue)"

Subscription to LG U+'s 4K UHD Service reached 100,000 - in a Continuous, Bloody Battle with KT

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.

Samsung advances Smart eMBMS Solution with Improved Video Experience

02/02/2015 | By NETMANIAS

Samsung Electronics, a leading provider of mobile broadband networking solutions, today announced significant upgrades to the feature set of its award-winning Smart eMBMS solution, designed to bring important network quality enhancements to operators, with a particular emphasis on an improved video experience.

SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics jointly developed ‘True Real-Time Mobile Streaming Technology’

10/10/2014 | By NETMANIAS

SK Telecom today announced that the company, together with Samsung Electronics, successfully completed development of ‘True Real Time Mobile Streaming’ technology that is essential for mobile live streaming and achieved its world’s first demonstration over commercial LTE network.

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