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After 2 Years into 5G World, Smartphone Users Still Hungry for Wider Coverage, Faster Speeds

After 2 Years into 5G World, Smartphone Users Still Hungry for Wider Coverage, Faster Speeds

SEOUL, April 3 (Korea Bizwire) — When 5G networks were first rolled out in South Korea in April 2019, telecom operators claimed that their ultrafast mobile speeds and low latency would usher in a new era for smartphone users and even power future technologies from autonomous vehicles to virtual reality (VR) content to cloud gaming. [...]

S. Korea to Encourage 5G Competition Through Budget Mobile Providers

S. Korea to Encourage 5G Competition Through Budget Mobile Providers

SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s ICT ministry said Thursday it aims to encourage more competition in the local 5G market through the release of affordable mobile data plans from mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs). The ICT ministry said 10 MVNOs in the country, including Sejong Telecom Inc., will release new data plans [...]

Samsung to Supply 5G Network Equipment to Canada’s SaskTel

Samsung to Supply 5G Network Equipment to Canada’s SaskTel

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it has been selected as the sole vendor to supply 5G network equipment and solutions to a Canadian telecommunications firm. Under the deal with Saskatchewan Telecommunications Holding Corp. (SaskTel), Samsung will provide the Canadian company with the 4G/5G radio unit, massive multiple input, multiple [...]

5G-based AR Service Successfully Demonstrated in Subway

5G-based AR Service Successfully Demonstrated in Subway

SEOUL, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of local and foreign researchers have succeeded in demonstrating augmented reality (AR) service at a giga-level speed in a running subway. In a joint study with researchers from Britain, the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) said Wednesday the successful demonstration of 5G AR service at a [...]