08/30/2016 | By Netmanias
The South Korean government deliberated on 'withdrawal of frequeny in 3,400 - 3,700 MHz' and 'allocation of new frequency' at the 4th Frequency Deliberation Committee held on the 24th.
08/29/2016 | By Netmanias
The South Korean government deliberated on DTV channel rearrangement, frequency allocation for TVWS and the emerging ICT industry at the 4th Frequency Deliberation Committee held on the 24th.
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.
07/14/2016 | By NETMANIAS
The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) decided to make a total of 6,859 MHz of bandwidth available for three key emerging sectors with the greatest potential: IoT, drone and self-driving car.
07/14/2016 | By NETMANIAS
Four deregulations in IoT in 2016 -
1. Transmit power in IoT-dedicated network (May 2016)
2. Additional spectrum assignment for IoT (scheduled in October 2016)
3. Approval process waiver for IoT plans (scheduled in September 2016)
4. Alleviattion of requirements for location information service (scheduled in September 2016)
05/26/2016 | By Ahn Ho-cheon
Standards for 5G test service technologies are unveiled. Developed by South Korean businesses, such as Samsung Electronics, the big 3 operators, etc., in cooperation with global vendors, the new technologies will allow for application of Time Division Duplex (TDD) method in 28GHz super-high frequency band, and provision of wideband service through interaction with LTE technologies.
04/04/2016 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom today announced that it, together with Samsung Electronics, had successfully tested its 5G system at 28 GHz in the outdoor environment.
03/18/2016 | By NETMANIAS
The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP) of South Korea announced on the 15th that it will issue an administrative notice of a draft proposal on transmit power raise for 900 MHz (917~923.5 MHz), the most used band globally, from the current 10 mW to max 200 mW, to promote new IoT business and services.
02/11/2016 | By NETMANIAS
First to provide end-to-end solution bringing more effective public safety communications
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.
11/11/2015 | By An, Hochun
Generation of 100% LTE that has data and voice-calling use LTE is finally here. Clear quality of sound that is almost identical to original sound, fast connection and new additional services are expected.
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.
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.
08/13/2015 | By NETMANIAS
KT who currently operates a cloud service portal for businesses, announced that it would be launching the first ever domestic cloud service dedicated to public institutions called “olleh biz G-Cloud.”
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.
02/25/2015 | By NETMANIAS
SK Telecom announced today that it successfully demonstrated a 600 Mbps data transmission rate by using Nokia Networks’ 4x4 Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) technology.
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