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KT to Jack Up Investments for 5G-based Cloud Platform

KT to Jack Up Investments for 5G-based Cloud Platform

SEOUL, Jun. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s largest telecom firm, said Tuesday it will invest 500 billion won (US$422 million) by 2023 to develop cloud technologies based on its 5G network to create new business opportunities. KT said it will combine its 5G network and cloud expertise to launch convergence services, including [...]

Samsung, SK Telecom Join Hands for 6G R&D

Samsung, SK Telecom Join Hands for 6G R&D

SEOUL, Jun. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. and SK Telecom Co. said Tuesday they have agreed to work together to upgrade the performance of the commercial 5G network and develop technologies related to 6G. Samsung, which provides end-to-end 5G solutions ranging from modems and chipsets to smartphones, has been providing its equipment to [...]

SK Telecom Signs MOUs with Nokia, Ericsson on 6G R&D

SK Telecom Signs MOUs with Nokia, Ericsson on 6G R&D

SEOUL, Jun. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. said Sunday it has agreed with two European telecom equipment makers to work together to upgrade the performance of the commercial 5G network and develop technologies related to 6G. South Korea’s leading mobile carrier signed memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with Finnish firm Nokia on Wednesday and [...]

5G Guard Drones to Combat Illegal Drones and Terrorism

5G Guard Drones to Combat Illegal Drones and Terrorism

BUSAN, Jun. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Telecom Co., jointly with Busan’s Silla University, the 53rd Infantry Division of the ROK Army, and Hanbit Drone Inc., a drone solution firm, tested a newly developed system to counter illegal drones on Thursday. SK Telecom explained that it is South Korea’s first system ever created to detect, identify, track, [...]

Gov’t to Look into 5G Networks’ Possible Impacts on Military Operations

Gov’t to Look into 5G Networks’ Possible Impacts on Military Operations

SEOUL, Jun. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said Thursday it will assess potential impacts of fifth-generation (5G) networks on military operations in the face of mounting worries over related security challenges. Concerns have arisen that 5G networks could jam military communications and radar operations, particularly after the government announced its [...]

5G Subscribers in S. Korea Top 1 mln as Country Expands Coverage

5G Subscribers in S. Korea Top 1 mln as Country Expands Coverage

SEOUL, Jun. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — The total number of people who have subscribed to 5G wireless networks in South Korea has topped the 1 million mark as the country steadily expands its coverage infrastructure, the government said Wednesday. Subscriber numbers reached the milestone on Monday, 69 days after Asia’s fourth largest economy became the [...]