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SK Telecom to Develop Delivery Robot Service Using 5G Tech

SK Telecom to Develop Delivery Robot Service Using 5G Tech

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top mobile carrier SK Telecom Co. said Tuesday it has partnered with the country’s top delivery operator Woowa Brothers Corp. to develop a robot delivery service using 5G technology. The two companies signed an agreement to introduce SK Telecom’s 5G mobile edge computing (MEC) technology into Woowa [...]

LG Uplus Under Pressure to Cut Ties with Huawei

LG Uplus Under Pressure to Cut Ties with Huawei

SEOUL, July 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid the escalation of U.S.-China tension, LG Uplus Corp., one of South Korea’s largest mobile operators, found itself in a perplexing situation as a high-ranking U.S. official publicly called for the company to sever ties with China’s biggest telecommunications equipment maker, Huawei. Robert Strayer, deputy assistant secretary of state [...]

Galaxy Note 20 Tipped to be Samsung’s Cheapest 5G Flagship Smartphone

Galaxy Note 20 Tipped to be Samsung’s Cheapest 5G Flagship Smartphone

SEOUL, July 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s new phablet, the Galaxy Note 20, may be its cheapest 5G flagship mobile device in recent years, industry sources here said Thursday, as the company tries to boost handset sales amid the pandemic. According to the sources, Samsung could release the Galaxy Note 20 with a [...]

Samsung Tipped to Rank 3rd in 5G Smartphone Production This Year

Samsung Tipped to Rank 3rd in 5G Smartphone Production This Year

SEOUL, July 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co., South Korea’s leading tech firm, is expected to rank third in terms of 5G smartphone production this year, a report showed Wednesday. Samsung’s 5G smartphone production for the year is estimated at 29 million units, placing the company in third place globally, according to market researcher [...]

SK Telecom to Export 5G Mobile Edge Computing Tech with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

SK Telecom to Export 5G Mobile Edge Computing Tech with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

SEOUL, July 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s leading telecom operator SK Telecom Co. said Tuesday it has partnered with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to export its 5G mobile edge computing (MEC) technology. The carrier signed an agreement to form a consortium with the Asia Pacific and South Korea units of HPE to provide the [...]

Telcos Join Digital New Deal Drive

Telcos Join Digital New Deal Drive

SEOUL, July 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s major telecom operators are lending hands to the country’s digital New Deal stimulus projects by expanding their investment in public infrastructure. Early this week, the country announced a set of ambitious stimulus measures amounting to 160 trillion won (US$132 billion). Under the digital New Deal initiative, 58.2 [...]