02/27/2017 | By Netmanias
SK Telecom today announced that successfully tested LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) five-band carrier aggregation (CA) on its commercial network. In addition, SK Telecom has successfully demonstrated the application of MIMO to its tri-band CA network, thereby securing the capability to provide 900 Mbps data speeds.
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.
11/18/2015 | By An, Hochun
SK Telecom began working on commercialization of 3-band CA, known to support up to 375 Mbps - 5 times faster LTE. The service can be launched as early as sometime in the first half of next year, depending on how relevant policies on 2.1 GHz spectrum are finalized by the Korean government.
03/31/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom on March 31 announced that it has completed construction of 26,000 2.1GHz base stations across the nation for 3-band LTE-A service provision.
01/20/2015 | By NETMANIAS
On January 20, KT announced that, targeting all customers, it launched commercial service of “Broadband LTE-A X4”, which is four times faster than the existing LTE, in time for the official launch of Samsung Electronics’ “Galaxy Note 4 S-LTE.
12/29/2014 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today announced that it launched commercial 3-band LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) service for the first time in the world. 3-band LTE-A service offers data speeds of up to 300Mbps by aggregating three component carriers in three different frequency bands: 20MHz bandwidth in 1.8GHz band, 10MHz bandwidth in 800MHz band, and 10MHz bandwidth in 2.1GHz band.
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