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KT to commercially launch 5G network in March 2019

Thursday 22 March 2018 | 10:24 CET | News
South Korean operator KT has announced that its will commercially launch its 5G mobile network in March 2019. KT said that its goal is to provide "perfect 5G" service by building a nationwide infrastructure, Yonhap news agency reports, citing Oh Seong-mok, president of KT's network business division. "It is true 5G only when coverage is guaranteed," Oh Seong-mok said.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: KT / Qualcomm / Samsung
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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