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Samsung to Buy U.S. Network Service Provider to Expand 5G Infrastructure

Samsung to Buy U.S. Network Service Provider to Expand 5G Infrastructure

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it will acquire U.S. network service provider TeleWorld Solutions (TWS) Inc. to better provide 5G infrastructure and solutions. Under the deal, TWS will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics America Inc., according to the South Korean tech giant. Samsung didn’t reveal the [...]

SKT Forms Task Force with 5 Asian Telcos on 5G Mobile Edge Computing

SKT Forms Task Force with 5 Asian Telcos on 5G Mobile Edge Computing

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) –- SK Telecom Co. (SKT), South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, said Monday it has formed an international task force with five Asian telecommunication firms to develop 5G mobile edge computing (MEC) technologies and services. Led by SKT, Global MEC TF will be comprised of Hong Kong’s PCCW Global Ltd. and [...]

Samsung Ships Over 6.7 mln Galaxy 5G Smartphones in 2019

Samsung Ships Over 6.7 mln Galaxy 5G Smartphones in 2019

SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday it shipped more than 6.7 million Galaxy 5G smartphones last year, solidifying its top dog status in the global 5G handset market. With solid shipment performance, Samsung said it accounted for 53.9 percent of the global 5G smartphone market as of November 2019, citing [...]

Vietnam Top Country for Mobile Roaming Among Koreans

Vietnam Top Country for Mobile Roaming Among Koreans

SEOUL, Dec. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Vietnam is the country with the largest number of international roaming users for mobile phones at the end of this year. KT Corp., one of South Korea’s leading telecommunications firm, said Vietnam was the country that had the largest number of users of its voice call roaming service “ON” [...]

Samsung to Launch ‘Clamshell’ Foldable Phone in Feb.

Samsung to Launch ‘Clamshell’ Foldable Phone in Feb.

SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is set to release a new foldable smartphone that folds like a clam in February before the release of the upcoming flagship Galaxy S11 next year, industry sources said Sunday. The South Korean tech giant is currently in talks with the country’s three mobile carriers to [...]