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SK Telecom, KT, Uplus fined record KRW 51.2 billion for illegal marketing of 5G services

Published 09 Jul 2020 08:27 CET | Korea, Republic of

Korea Communications Commission (KCC) has imposed fines totaling KRW 51.2 billion (approximately USD 42.8 million) on SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus for carrying out illegal ...

South Korea to reallocate 3.7GHz to 4GHz spectrum for 5G services

Published 30 Jun 2020 11:25 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korea plans to reallocate 3.7GHz to 4GHz spectrum currently used for satellite communications for the provision of 5G mobile services, ZDnet reports. According to South ...

Ciena bolsters SK Telink's Transpacific Route

Published 30 Jun 2020 08:38 CET | Korea, Republic of

SK Telink, a South Korean network operator, selected Ciena to upgrade its submarine network between Seoul, South Korea, Hong Kong and Los Angeles and provide a platform to ...

SK Telecom deploys Nugu Care Call AI-powered platform for COVID-19 monitoring

Published 26 Jun 2020 09:57 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean operator SK Telecom has announced that its Nugu Care Call, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered automated check-in call service, helped increase the work ...

Singapore, South Korea start talks on digital partnership agreement

Published 25 Jun 2020 08:35 CET | Korea, Republic of, Singapore

Singapore and the Republic of Korea have launched negotiations on a new Korea-Singapore Digital Partnership Agreement (KSDPA). The agreement seeks to expand bilateral ...

KT mulls partnership with Netflix, hopes to strike deal in September – report

Published 23 Jun 2020 17:22 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean mobile operator KT plans to partner with US-based entertainment content platform Netflix. An agreement is expected to be announced in the second half of this ...

SK, KT, Uplus launch digital driver's license service on PASS identity authentication app

Published 23 Jun 2020 17:03 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean operator SK Telecom, in partnership with KT and LG Uplus, has launched a digital driver's license service on the 'PASS' identity authentication app provided by ...

Samsung demonstrates new drone-based AI platform to optimise 5G network performance

Published 22 Jun 2020 15:49 CET | Korea, Republic of

Samsung Electronics said it successfully demonstrated its new drone-based antenna configuration measurement platform for 4G and 5G networks in the company's campus. This ...

Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus BTS edition smartphone sold out in first hour in South Korea

Published 19 Jun 2020 08:35 CET | Korea, Republic of

The BTS edition of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Galaxy S20 Plus smartphone sold out within the first hour since online pre-orders were launched in South Korea, Yonhap news ...

KT acquires 10% stake in Hyundai Robotics for KRW 50 billion

Published 18 Jun 2020 12:18 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean operator KT has signed a cooperation agreement and investment contracts with Hyundai Robotics. The two partners plan to collaborate on digital transformation ...

Samsung launches Samsung Health Monitor Application with Blood Pressure Measurement

Published 18 Jun 2020 11:43 CET | Korea, Republic of

Samsung Electronics released the Samsung Health Monitor application in South Korea, following its clearance by South Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) earlier ...

Zoom to expand in South Korea, provide video conferencing platform for telemedicine

Published 18 Jun 2020 09:05 CET | Korea, Republic of

US-based Zoom Video Communications plans to expand its presence in Korea by promoting the use of its video conferencing platform in sectors such as telemedicine, The Korea ...

South Korea mobile shopping hits record KRW 24.79 trillion in Q1

Published 18 Jun 2020 08:48 CET | Korea, Republic of

Purchases made through mobile devices such as smartphones in South Korea reached a record high in the first three months of this year, mainly due to the COVID-19 pandemic and ...

SK Telecom to end 2G service on 6 July

Published 17 Jun 2020 12:25 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korea's ICT Ministry has approved SK Telecom's request to end its 2G service. The operator has been providing 2G services on the local market for the past 25 years. At ...

South Korean operators face record fine over illegal subsidies for 5G customers - report

Published 17 Jun 2020 12:13 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean operators face a record fine over their illegal subsidies for 5G customers, Yonhap news agency reports, citing unnamed industry sources. According to the same ...

Digital Realty starts deployment of its first data centre in South Korea

Published 17 Jun 2020 09:47 CET | Korea, Republic of

Digital Realty, a provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral data center, colocation and interconnection services, has started building its first facility in South Korea. Dunned ...

SK Telecom develops QRNG chipset for mobile phones

Published 11 Jun 2020 21:19 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean operator SK Telecom has developed what it claims to be "the industry's first miniaturized quantum random number generator (QRNG) chipset for mobile phones". The ...

LG Uplus to supply 5G VR content to Chunghwa Telecom

Published 11 Jun 2020 13:27 CET | Korea, Republic of, Taiwan

South Korea's LG Uplus said it will supply 5G virtual reality content to Taiwan's largest telecommunication firm, writes The Korea Herald. LG Uplus' 5G VR content will be ...

KT partners with KIPO to protect companies' technology, trade secrets

Published 11 Jun 2020 07:28 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean operator KT has signed an agreement with the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) as well as the company's two partner firms Hi Tech and DKI Technology, ...

South Korea hits 7 million 5G subscribers milestone

Published 10 Jun 2020 08:36 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korea has reached 7 million 5G mobile network users in May, 14 months after the commercial launch of 5G services on the local market. 5G customers currently account for ...

Seoul court rejects issuing arrest warrant for Samsung leader

Published 09 Jun 2020 15:29 CET | Korea, Republic of

A court in Seoul turned down a request to issue an arrest warrant for Samsung Group's de facto leader, Lee Jae-yong, who is under investigation over succession-related ...

LG, KT, Uplus partner on AI research

Published 04 Jun 2020 11:23 CET | Korea, Republic of

LG, KT and Uplus plan to create synergy with their AI technologies. "LG Uplus and KT have their superiorities in the sector based on 5G and data technologies, and LG ...

Samsung vice chair wanted by prosecutors over controversial merger of units

Published 04 Jun 2020 08:52 CET | Korea, Republic of

Samsung vice-chairman Lee Jae-jong is wanted to for questioning by the Seoul Central District Prosecutors Office, together with former executive Choi Gee-sung and Kim ...

LG Uplus picks Dasan Zhone fiber access, mobile backhaul switches for 5G services

Published 03 Jun 2020 09:46 CET | Korea, Republic of

Dasan Zhone has signed a contract to provide South Korean operator LG Uplus with fiber-to-the-home services and switches, including co-development of 100 Gbps mobile backhaul ...

SK Telecom generates KRW 1.871 trillion worth of social value in 2019

Published 01 Jun 2020 08:14 CET | Korea, Republic of

SK Telecom reports it has generated a total of KRW 1.871 trillion worth of social value in 2019, which represents an increase of 8.3 percent from KRW 1.727 trillion in 2018. ...

 

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