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Kakao reappoints chairman, co-CEOs

Published 26 Mar 2020 08:28 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean mobile messenger operator Kakao has reappointed Kim Beom-su as its chairman. Kakao also named Yeo Min-soo and Cho Soo-yong as its co-CEOs, The Korea Times ...

Korea's LG U+ monitors whole network using Comarch OSS

Published 24 Mar 2020 16:36 CET | Korea, Republic of

LG U+ is monitoring its mobile and fixed networks using Comarch software since the end of February, as a result of a comprehensive OSS transformation, the vendor announced. ...

Nokia, LG Uplus build fully automated IP transport network for 5G services

Published 23 Mar 2020 12:29 CET | Korea, Republic of

Nokia announced that it's working with Korean operator LG Uplus to upgrade its IP transport for 5G services. Nokia will help LG Uplus automate its IP transport and core ...

SK Telecom to provide big data-based real-time floating population analysis service for Gyeongbuk Police to contain covid-19 spread

Published 23 Mar 2020 07:16 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean operator SK Telecom has announced it will provide Geovision, a big data-based real-time floating population analysis service, to Gyeongbuk Provincial Police ...

SK Telecom, KT, LG Uplus launch work from home policy for 20,000 call center employees

Published 13 Mar 2020 08:16 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean operators SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus have decided to let their call center employees work from home, to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic. Over 20,000 ...

SK Telecom sets up digital healthcare JV with Newlake Alliance

Published 11 Mar 2020 10:32 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean operator SK Telecom, in partnership with Korean private equity firm Newlake Alliance Management, has established a digital healthcare joint venture dubbed ...

HKT to adopt KT 360 video camera for 5G services – report

Published 10 Mar 2020 10:52 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean operator KT plans to partner with Hong Kong's HKT to expand its 5G network business, The Korea Times reports, citing unnamed industry officials. KT is in talks ...

SK hynix strengthens CMOS image sensor business

Published 09 Mar 2020 14:25 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean chipmaker SK hynix created four new CMOS image sensors under its new brand 'Black Pearl' in a bid to improve its CMOS image sensor business and benefit from the ...

SK Telecom, Singtel, AIS create gaming joint venture

Published 09 Mar 2020 07:50 CET | Asia, Korea, Republic of, Singapore, Thailand

South Korean operator SK Telecom, together with Singapore's Singtel and Thailand's AIS, have announced a Series A investment in a regional gaming joint venture. Via this ...

South Korean operators to invest KRW 4 trillion in 5G networks in H1

Published 06 Mar 2020 18:52 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korea's Ministry of Science and ICT has announced that the country's three main operators SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus have agreed to invest KRW 4 trillion in their 5G ...

SK Telecom spends KRW 110 bln to help business partners affected by coronavirus epidemic

Published 06 Mar 2020 08:42 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean operator SK Telecom has spent KRW 110 billion (approximately USD 92.7 million) providing monetary aid and urgent virus supplies to its distribution network and ...

Samsung shuts down Korea smartphone plant for weekend after coronavirus case

Published 25 Feb 2020 10:47 CET | Korea, Republic of

Samsung shut down its smartphone production facility in South Korea's Gumi city over the weekend after discovering a confirmed case of the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, ...

More South Koreans switch to IPTV from cable TV

Published 25 Feb 2020 08:31 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korea's number of IPTV subscribers rose 9.3 percent year-on-year in 2018 to 15.66 million, Korea Times writes citing a report from the Korea Communications Commission ...

Samsung names Bahk as first independent chairman

Published 21 Feb 2020 11:41 CET | Korea, Republic of, World

Samsung has proposed Jae-Wan Bahk the new chairman of the company, to be confirmed by shareholders at the AGM in March. This would be the Korean company's first independent, ...

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Thom Browne limited edition sold out in 2 hours in South Korea

Published 21 Feb 2020 07:32 CET | Korea, Republic of

The limited edition of Samsung's vertically folding smartphone, dubbed Galaxy Z Flip Thom Browne, has sold out in South Korea. Samsung said the Galaxy Z Flip Thom Browne ...

Samsung Electronics begins mass production at new EUV manufacturing line

Published 20 Feb 2020 11:02 CET | Korea, Republic of

Samsung Electronics announced that its new semiconductor fabrication line in Hwaseong, Korea, began mass production. The facility, V1, is Samsung's first semiconductor ...

Google launches first Cloud Platform region in South Korea

Published 19 Feb 2020 13:52 CET | Korea, Republic of

Google has launched the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in Seoul. Designed to support Korean customers, the Seoul region is Google's first GCP region in South Korea and ...

RF-Comm adopts Softil technology to build next generation LTE-R terminal devices

Published 11 Feb 2020 14:46 CET | Korea, Republic of

Softil announced that its BEEHD technology was selected by South Korea's RF-Comm equipment provider to build the next generation of LTE-R high-speed train communications ...

LG Uplus profit jumps 37%, tops 1.16 million 5G subscribers in Q4

Published 11 Feb 2020 10:30 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean mobile operator LG Uplus saw its fourth-quarter net profit jump 37.3 percent year-on-year to KRW 103.3 billion for the three months ended 31 December 2019. ...

SK Telecom plans IPOs for five affiliates

Published 10 Feb 2020 10:37 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean operator SK Telecom has announced plans to list its five affiliates ADP Caps, SK Broadband, One Store, 11 Street and Wave. The move is designed to improve SK ...

SK Telecom's profit plunges 72% in 2019 on equity losses at SK Hynix unit

Published 07 Feb 2020 08:57 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean operator SK Telecom saw its revenue grow 5.2 percent year-on-year to a record KRW 17.744 trillion in 2019. This revenue increase was mainly boosted by growth in ...

KT adds 1.4 million 5G subscribers in 2019

Published 06 Feb 2020 13:34 CET | Korea, Republic of

South Korean operator KT saw its fourth-quarter operating revenue grow 3.4 percent year-on-year to KRW 6.19 trillion. EBITDA jumped 18.8 percent to KRW 1.07 trillion. KT ...

Sejong Telecom picks Snet SWAN powered by 128 technology for managed SD-WAN service

Published 06 Feb 2020 11:10 CET | Korea, Republic of

128 Technology announced that South Korea's Sejong Telecom selected Snet Systems, a network integrator headquartered in Seoul, Korea, to offer a managed SD-WAN service, ...

Global Cloud Xchange, SK Broadband extend partnership

Published 06 Feb 2020 10:29 CET | Korea, Republic of

Global Cloud Xchange announced it is extending its long-standing partnership with SK Broadband. The growing partnership between GCX and SK Broadband builds upon a ...

KT picks Amdocs CatalogOne cloud-native platform to create, launch new 5G services

Published 06 Feb 2020 10:24 CET | Korea, Republic of

Amdocs announced that South Korea's KT started to upgrade and migrate its existing product catalog to Amdocs CatalogOne. Amdocs CatalogOne is one of the building blocks ...

 

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