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LG Uplus Releases International Space Station VR Series with Telco Alliance

LG Uplus Releases International Space Station VR Series with Telco Alliance

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., a South Korean telecom company, said Thursday it released a virtual reality (VR) series on the International Space Station, its first project with a global alliance of telecom operators and VR developers. “Space Explorers: The ISS Experience” follows the daily activities of the astronauts all in [...]

LG Uplus Opens 7-story Product Showroom Targeting Gen Z

LG Uplus Opens 7-story Product Showroom Targeting Gen Z

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean telecom giant LG Uplus Corp. said Thursday it opened a seven-story product showroom in southern Seoul by partnering with local popular establishments as part of its broader efforts to capture young customers. The seven-story building, including its underground floor, in the posh southern district of Gangnam houses [...]

LG Uplus Partners with Google Cloud for 5G Mobile Edge Computing Tech

LG Uplus Partners with Google Cloud for 5G Mobile Edge Computing Tech

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., a major South Korean mobile carrier, said Sunday it is joining forces with Google to jointly develop 5G mobile edge computing (MEC) technology. Under the partnership, LG Uplus will work with Google Cloud, which will provide its artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, to develop new [...]

LG Uplus Develops SIM-less Cellular Tech with Global Partners

LG Uplus Develops SIM-less Cellular Tech with Global Partners

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., South Korea’s third-largest mobile carrier, said Tuesday it has developed an advanced cellular module technology with global partners that does not require Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards in mobile devices. In collaboration with cellular chipset developer Sony Semiconductor Israel, local communication module maker NTmore, and German [...]

LG Uplus Forms AR, VR Alliance with Global Telcos and Qualcomm

LG Uplus Forms AR, VR Alliance with Global Telcos and Qualcomm

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., South Korea’s No. 3 mobile carrier, said Tuesday it has formed an alliance with global telecom operators, content developers and U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Technologies Inc. to develop 5G-based augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) content to boost the budding industry. The Global XR Content Telco [...]

LG Uplus to Launch 5G-based AR Glasses with Nreal

LG Uplus to Launch 5G-based AR Glasses with Nreal

SEOUL, Aug. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., a major South Korean telecom firm, said Tuesday it will launch augmented reality (AR) glasses in partnership with Chinese mixed-reality product developer Nreal and chipmaker Qualcomm Inc., boosting its 5G services by tapping into the budding wearable AR market. The world’s first 5G-based glass device available [...]

LG Uplus Snubs Huawei-related Security Risks, Q2 Net Sharply Up

LG Uplus Snubs Huawei-related Security Risks, Q2 Net Sharply Up

SEOUL, Aug. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., South Korea’s No. 3 mobile carrier, said Friday its 5G equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co. does not pose security risks, downplaying U.S. concerns that they can be used for espionage by China. Last month, Robert Strayer, the U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state for cyber [...]