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KT's GiGA Wire approved as an International Standard at ITU-T Meeting

07/10/2015 | By NETMANIAS

KT announced on the 10th that its GiGA Wire technology, a telephone line-based Internet technology, was recently approved as an international standard at an ITU-T meeting held in Geneva, Switzerland.

KT demoed Dual Connectivity - Data Transmission Speeds and Base Station Capacity boosted

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.

SK Telecom’s Indoor LBS Platform Wizturn Applied to Kyobo Book Center

07/07/2015 | By NETMANIAS

SK Telecom today announced that its advanced indoor location-based service (LBS) platform ‘Wizturn’ is bringing innovative changes to the O2O market by enabling the development and launch of ‘WingK,’ a new type of indoor-based service for Korea’s largest bookstore chain Kyobo Book Center.

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.

SK Telecom-Nokia Networks successfully verify Key Enabling Technology for 5G Core Network

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.

Samsung Electronics and SK Telecom to jointly develop SDN PoC for LTE Core Network

06/25/2015 | By NETMANIAS

Samsung Electronics announced on the 25th that it will partner with SK Telecom, to develop a Software Defined Networking (SDN) proof of concept (PoC) for an LTE Core Network. Both companies have recently announced their plans to develop virtualized, software-based networking solutions.

A Generation Where ‘GiGA Internet is connected through a Phone Line’ Is starting…There is bounce on Expansion Of GiGA Korea

06/24/2015 | By An, Hocheon

A Generation where GiGA speed Internet is used through a copper landline is starting. It is predicted that this technology is rapidly developing due to preparation of standard for global technologies.

World's First Inter-Carrier VoLTE Service available in November

06/23/2015 | By NETMANIAS

Korea, which presented the world's first VoLTE service in 2012, is now getting ready to present the world's first inter-carrier VoLTE service in November. The Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning (MSIP) announced on the 17th that the Korean big 3 mobile carriers would participate in a trial VoLTE service at the end of June, and gradually expand it until the service is fully launched in November.

SK Telecom-Ericsson successfully demonstrate 5G Small Cell with Ultra-Low Inter-Cell Interference

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.

KT’s GiGA LTE, World’s First Commercial Wireless 1 Giga (3-band CA + GiGA WiFi)

06/17/2015 | By NETMANIAS

KT announced that it succeeded in commercialization of the world’s first wireless 1 Giga service, called “GiGA LTE". The service is known to have achieved speeds 15 times faster than the current LTE, through combining two heterogeneous networks: LTE and WiFi.

DASAN Networks introduces Next-Generation Gigabit Internet Solutions in CommunicAsia and K-Global 2015

06/03/2015 | By NETMANIAS

DASAN Networks is accelerating its global business in Asia-Pacific and European markets. DASAN Networks participates in CommunicAsia 2015 in Singapore, and K-Global 2015 in London, on the 2nd of June and the 16th of June respectively, to introduce its next-generation network solutions.

Samsung Succeeds In Demonstrating World’s First Public Safety Communication Net Based On ‘PS-LTE’-Standard

06/03/2015 | By Kim, Youngjoo

Samsung Electronics demonstrated world’s first public safety communication net based on Public Safety Long Term Evolution (PS-LTE) and introduced communication equipments at Samsung Digital City on the 1st.

SK Telecom – Rohde Schwarz sign MOU to collaborate in the Development of Key 5G Technologies

05/29/2015 | By NETMANIAS

SK Telecom today announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rohde & Schwarz, a leading manufacturer of electronic test and measurement equipment, to collaboratively develop key network technologies for 5G.

SK Telecom to launch Band Data Plans designed to strengthen Customer Benefits

05/20/2015 | By NETMANIAS

SK Telecom offers innovative data-oriented price plans that offer the largest amount of data allowance in Korea; unlimited voice calling for both mobile-to-mobile and mobile-to-landline calls; and a long list of special services/programs.

6 New Home IoT Services by LG U+

05/18/2015 | By NETMANIAS

LG U+ showcased 6 new home IoT services (out of 10 services to be released in the second half of the year) at "New Life Experience Room" in its new headquarters on the 17th.

KT to initialize Korea’s Smart Energy Technology in Uzbekistan

05/12/2015 | By NETMANIAS

KT to initialize Korea’s smart energy technology in Uzbekistan. KT’s smart energy capability enters overseas expansion.

SK Telecom, gearing up to enhance Bundled Plans Marketing and Integrated Media Business through 100% Acquisition of SK Broadband

05/06/2015 | By NETMANIAS

SK Broadband, a Korean ultra-high speed Internet and IPTV (Internet TV) service provider, held an extraordinary general shareholders meeting on May 6th, and resolved to return to its original plan to become a 100% subsidiary of SK Telecom.

SK Telecom launches New Lifeware named Smart Band

05/06/2015 | By NETMANIAS

SK Telecom announced that it launched a new Lifeware named Smart Band, a smart LED bracelet designed to satisfy fashion-conscious customers.

Busan Subway becoming the World’s First Place to have Commercial LTE-R Set Up

04/27/2015 | By An,Hochun

Busan Transportation Corporation (BTC) has begun on setting up LTE-R in their subway. According to the business on the 26th, BTC has announced of setting up LTE-R in extension of Busan subway line (Shinpyung~Dadaepo). They will be posting request for proposal (RFP) in the early May. If early, they will select the licensee by end of May and finish setting up by August of 2016. The business scale is about 17.7 million USD.

SK Telecom announces New Strategy to sustain Growth

04/23/2015 | By NETMANIAS

SK Telecom’s President and CEO Jang Dong-Hyun held a press conference at SK Telecom headquarters in Seoul to announce the company’s new growth strategy with the aim to sustain growth amid rapidly changing business environment. The three Next-Generation Platforms the company announced today include Lifestyle Enhancement Platform, Advanced Media Platform and IoT Service Platform.

   
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