10/29/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today held a press conference to announce the opening of ‘5G Playground,’ an integrated innovation center for development of 5G technologies and use cases, at its Corporate R&D Center located in Bundang, Korea. During the press conference, SK Telecom also unveiled plans to launch a 5G trial service in 2017.
10/23/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom announced on October 22 that it, jointly with Ericsson, has successfully demonstrated 5G network slicing technology for the first time in the world.
09/25/2015 | By Netmanias
"Innovations and Changes towards 5G" by Hauung Kim at KT (9/10/2015)
09/24/2015 | By Kim, Yongjoo
Chairman Hwang Chang Kyu of KT put out telecommunication-edition of ‘Hwang’s Law’ and declared that it will lead South Korea’s 4th industry revolution with ‘intelligent giga-infra’ and ‘ICT convergence’ as revolution’s key words. KT will invest $10.9 billion (13 trillion KRW) until 2020.
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.
09/09/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom has demonstrated two core quantum cryptographic technologies: Quantum Cryptography System and a small-sized, low-cost true random number generator (QRNG) based on quantum physics.
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.
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.
08/30/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom announced on the 30th that it completed building a system designed to help R&D of 'mmWave' technology, one of the key 5G technologies, at its R&D center in Bundang, in collaboration with Samsung Electronics.
07/27/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ericsson to collaborate on the development of a 5G core network that deploys network slicing technology.
07/16/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today announced that it extended its strategic collaboration with Intel to cooperate on the development and performance verification of 5G technologies.
07/16/2015 | By NETMANIAS
KT, an ICT industry leader in Korea who has just commercialized GiGA LTE only a month ago, announced on the 9th that it now opened 5G R&D Center, equipped with the latest network equipment and professionals from global leading vendors, at its Woomyon Research Center in Seoul, to take the lead in development of 5G ecosystem around the world.
07/08/2015 | By NETMANIAS
KT announced on the 8th that it successfully demonstrated an interworking technology between base stations called Dual Connectivity in partnership with Ericsson. Previously, base stations could interwork with each other only in the ways originally configured.
06/29/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom and Nokia Networks, the leading global network equipment vendor, announced today that they have successfully verified the performance of the co-developed “user plane and control plane separation technique,” one of the key enabling technologies for hybrid core network architecture for 5G.
06/23/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today announced that it, together with Ericsson, successfully demonstrated an innovative 5G small cell system that offers much higher data rates than LTE by drastically suppressing inter-cell interference based on a new 5G radio _frame architecture.
04/03/2015 | By Kim, Wonbae
SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics have made partnership to lead the future Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and to discover businesses for future.
03/04/2015 | By NETMANIAS
Through his keynote speech on 5G network services, KT CEO Hwang Chang-Gyu showed a wonderful glimpse of the future at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015, held in Barcelona, Spain.
03/03/2015 | By NETMANIAS
Visitors to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Korea will have access to commercial 5G services, according to KT Telecom CEO Chang-Gyu Hwang (pictured), speaking at Tuesday’s MWC 2015 opening keynote session.
03/02/2015 | By NETMANIAS
Demonstrates advanced network technologies aimed at accelerating the evolution towards 5G; introduces 5G platforms in five different areas, namely IoT, location-based service, intelligence, commerce and Big Data; and unveils Lifeware, new consumer-centric IoT devices developed to innovate people’s daily lives
02/26/2015 | By NETMANIAS
Samsung Electronics will demonstrate three key network technologies at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, which will pave the way for 5G mobile communications. Each technology focuses on important aspects of the Radio Access Network (RAN) and involves networking innovations that will have a dramatic impact on the capabilities of commercial mobile networks.
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