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Samsung Bolsters 5G Push with Integrated Chipset Launch This Year

Samsung Bolsters 5G Push with Integrated Chipset Launch This Year

SEOUL, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. plans to launch an integrated 5G chipset later this year to power upcoming 5G smartphones while decreasing size and power consumption, industry officials said Tuesday. Samsung, the world’s largest chip and smartphone maker, has been working on a mobile processor with a 5G modem built inside, [...]

S. Korean Mobile Carriers to Expand Indoor 5G Access

S. Korean Mobile Carriers to Expand Indoor 5G Access

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The three major mobile carriers in South Korea are scrambling to install indoor telecommunications equipment to enable the use of 5G networks in buildings later this year. Since becoming the world’s first to successfully commercialize 5G services, the three mobile carriers have been focusing on expanding the network to [...]

S. Korea Proposes its 5G Tech to ITU for Global Standards

S. Korea Proposes its 5G Tech to ITU for Global Standards

SEOUL, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has proposed that the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) adopt its 5G technologies as global standards, the country’s science ministry said Thursday. The Ministry of Science and ICT said it has asked for some of the wireless connection and broadband technologies used in the country’s 5G service to [...]

SK Telecom Snatches Back Top Spot from KT in 5G Subscribers

SK Telecom Snatches Back Top Spot from KT in 5G Subscribers

SEOUL, Jul. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Telecom Co. rapidly increased the number of its 5G subscribers in May with aggressive marketing for new smartphones, regaining a leading market position in the next-generation mobile network, government data showed Tuesday. SK Telecom’s 5G users numbered 319,976 as of the end of May, gaining 5.7 percentage points [...]