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Jio and Samsung Shift the Indian LTE Mobile Market Landscape Once Again with the “I&G Project”

03/01/2017 | By Netmanias

Samsung announced on February 28 its innovative “I&G (Infill & Growth) Project” for Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd in India. This joint project was established to upgrade current LTE mobile communication services across India by expanding both the current network capacity as well as network coverage.

Samsung to Expand its RCS (Rich Communication Services) Messaging Service

02/28/2017 | By Netmanias

Samsung Electronics today announced its plan to expand its Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging service using the recently-acquired NewNet Communication Technologies RCS solution.

SK Telecom Successfully Tests LTE-Advanced Five-Band Carrier Aggregation on its Commercial Network

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.

Chairman Hwang Chang Kyu to transform KT into a platform provider with over 20% of its revenues coming from platform business by 2020

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.

SK Telecom Completes Deployment of LTE-R for Busan Subway

02/11/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom today announced on Febrary 9, 2017 that it, together with Busan Transportation Corporation (BTC), has deployed the world’s first LTE-R, a standard for the next-generation railway communication system, on Busan Subway Line 1.

SK Telecom and Nokia Successfully Develop the World’s First MCPTT Solution Over VoLTE

01/23/2017 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom and Nokia have jointly developed the world’s first “Mission-Critical Push-To-Talk (MCPTT)” solution, which is a next-generation push-to-talk communications technology over VoLTE, and demonstrated the solution at Nokia's Research and Development Center in Kraków, Poland.

Samsung acquires Rich Communications Services Business from Skyview Capital’s NewNet Communication Technologies

11/16/2016 | By Soojung Lee

Samsung Electronics announced on November 15th its acquisition of NewNet Communication Technologies (Canada), Inc. (“NewNet Canada”), a company operating Rich Communications Services (RCS) business within NewNet Communication Technologies.

KT’s Chairman Chang-Gyu Hwang's speech at Harvard Business School - "Intelligent network to open up an post-mobile era"

10/10/2016 | By Dr. Michelle M. Do

KT’s Chairman Chang-Gyu Hwang delivered a special speech last month at Harvard Business School on ‘Power of the Network’, introducing the company’s GiGAtopia (KT’s Forward Looking Strategy) along with details of its network innovation, and highlighting the infinite possibilities that can be brought by the next-generation network.

SK Telecom and Qualcomm Announce First Enhanced Licensed Assisted Access (eLAA) Over-the-Air Trial

09/30/2016 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom and Qualcomm announced on the 29th that they have successfully demonstrated enhanced Licensed Assisted Access (eLAA) that utilizes both licensed and unlicensed spectrum at SK Telecom’s Corporate R&D Center in Bundang, Korea.

KT demonstrated the world's first NB-IoT-based service

09/26/2016 | By Netmanias

KT, South Korea-based telecom company, announced last week (on the 20th) that it has successfully demonstrated various Internet of Small Things (IoST) services that are based on Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT) technology over its commercial LTE network in cooperation with Daejeon metropolitan city, Nokia, Kolon Industry, Intel, etc.

SK Telecom and Nokia implement World’s First Software-Defined RAN (SDRAN) in a Commercial LTE Network

09/12/2016 | By NETMANIAS

SK Telecom today announced that together with Nokia, it has successfully implemented the world’s first cloud-based SDRAN (Software-Defined RAN) - also known as Cloud RAN - in a commercial network.

KT-Nokia showcased NB-IoT technologies on the commercial LTE network

09/01/2016 | By Netmanias

KT, in cooperation with Nokia, showcased some key 3GPP-based NB-IoT technologies on the commercial LTE network for the first time in the world on the 31st. NB-IoT is a LPWA technology using only 200 KHz bandwidth, and a solution designed specifically for small-volume data communication between things.

Sprint and Samsung take Three-Channel Carrier Aggregation into the Field with Live Demonstration in Chicago

08/29/2016 | By NETMANIAS

Today at Soldier Field in Chicago, Sprint (NYSE:S) and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. provided a look at what's next for the Sprint LTE Plus Network with the first live U.S. demonstration of three-channel carrier aggregation on Sprint's network. The demonstration reached peak download speeds of more than 230 Mbps running on Samsung's latest network infrastructure technology and hottest new devices including the Samsung Galaxy Note7, Galaxy S7, and Galaxy S7 edge.

Coverage Map for wired/wireless service now available in South Korea as well

08/11/2016 | By Netmanias

Coverage Map for wired/wireless service now available in South Korea as well - It is the first released in South Korea

SK Telecom and Nokia Complete Development of Mission Critical LTE system for First Responders

08/02/2016 | By Netmanias

SK Telecom and Nokia today announced that they have successfully developed a mission-critical LTE System for first responders, a portable all-in-one Public Safety-LTE (PS-LTE) network system.

Korea Mobile Market - ARPU / Revenue Stagnation

08/02/2016 | By NETMANIAS

Korean big 3 mobile operators (SK Telecom, KT and LG U+) have been presenting innovative LTE services (LTE-A, LTE CA, etc.), all world’s first, every year since its LTE service launch in 2011.

[Interview with Head of Network R&D Center at SK Telecom] SK Telecom to establish consortiums with global and domestic vendors to lead 5G era

08/02/2016 | By Minji Choi

SK Telecom plans to prioritize efforts on implementation of Software Defined Network (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) from the second half of the year with the aim of taking the lead in 5G era.

KT doubles Amount of LTE Coverage for Seas

07/07/2016 | By An, Hocheon

KT has developed OTHAD (Over The Horizon Antenna Distribution) that is based on ‘LTE Time Advanced’ technology and announced that it has succeeded in increasing LTE coverage for seas up to 200km without repeaters.

Samsung and YTL Launch Malaysia’s Largest and Most Advanced Nationwide 4G LTE Service

06/30/2016 | By NETMANIAS

Samsung and YTL today announced the successful launch of Malaysia’s largest and most advanced 4G LTE service, as well as the nation’s first Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service.

Samsung Successfully Showcases World’s First 3GPP Based Public Safety LTE Solution Prior to the Official Launch

06/03/2016 | By Netmanias

Samsung Electronics today announced that it successfully demonstrated the usability and reliability of its Public Safety LTE (PS-LTE) solutions during comprehensive testing in Pyeongchang, Korea. The solution is an advanced means of communication for emergency situations.

   
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