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Huawei Korea Chief Willing to Cooperate Fully with LG Uplus

Huawei Korea Chief Willing to Cooperate Fully with LG Uplus

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Chinese smartphone producer Huawei Technologies Co. said that it would cooperate with telecommunications giant LG Uplus Corp. by offering the source code for its 5G transmitters if requested. Shawn Meng, the head of Huawei Korea, said that he would be willing to submit the layout and source code when [...]

LG Uplus Ruffles Feathers with Plans to Import 5G Devices from Huawei

LG Uplus Ruffles Feathers with Plans to Import 5G Devices from Huawei

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A decision on LG Uplus Corp.’s plans to import 5G network equipment from Huawei Technologies Co. into the South Korean market is expected this week, as LG Uplus plans to address a parliamentary audit committee on Friday. Sources say that Ha Hyun-hwoi, Vice Chairman and CEO of LG Uplus, [...]

Telecom Operators Look for “Cash Cow” Content for 5G Service

Telecom Operators Look for “Cash Cow” Content for 5G Service

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — With 5G telecommunications technology to be implemented starting next year, telecom operators are looking far and wide for “killer” content to be featured on their platforms in a bid to entice consumers to make the switch to 5G service. The most viable content options thus far are gaming and [...]

Paris Baguette Showcases Robots at its Bakeries

Paris Baguette Showcases Robots at its Bakeries

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Paris Croissant Co., the operator of South Korea’s leading bakery chain, Paris Baguette, said Tuesday that it launched a test operation of robots at its outlets as local retailers accelerate their push for automation. According to the company, seven Paris Baguette outlets in Seoul began the two-month trial run [...]

LG Uplus Partners with Shinil to Produce IoT-powered Fans

LG Uplus Partners with Shinil to Produce IoT-powered Fans

SEOUL, Jun. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp. said Thursday it will release a new fan equipped with the Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology under cooperation with Shinil Industrial Co., a local appliance manufacturer. LG Uplus said the new IoT fan will connect to its “IoT@home” application, allowing users to easily activate and control the product. [...]