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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 [...]

U.S. Urges Huawei-user LG Uplus to Switch to ‘Trusted Vendors’

U.S. Urges Huawei-user LG Uplus to Switch to ‘Trusted Vendors’

WASHINGTON, July 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The United States urges LG Uplus of South Korea and other telecom operators that use Huawei products to switch to “trusted vendors,” a U.S. official has said. Robert Strayer, deputy assistant secretary of state for cyber and international communications and information policy, made the remark in response to a [...]

LG Uplus to Launch AR Glasses in Q3

LG Uplus to Launch AR Glasses in Q3

SEOUL, June 4 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., a major South Korean telecommunications firm, said Thursday it will launch augmented reality (AR) glasses in the third quarter of the year in collaboration with Chinese mixed reality product developer Nreal. Nreal Light will be the world’s first AR glasses to be commercialized in a business-to-consumer [...]

LG Uplus Joins Hands with Japanese, Taiwanese Firms on Drone Platform

LG Uplus Joins Hands with Japanese, Taiwanese Firms on Drone Platform

SEOUL, April 12 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., a major South Korean mobile carrier, said Sunday it has joined hands with a Japanese telecommunication firm and a Taiwanese drone maker to develop smart drone solutions. Under a memorandum of understanding with Japan’s KDDI Corp. and Taiwan’s Coretronic Intelligent Robotics Corp. (CIRC), LG Uplus will [...]