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Samsung to Skip In-person Exhibitions at MWC 2021 over Virus Concerns

Samsung to Skip In-person Exhibitions at MWC 2021 over Virus Concerns

SEOUL, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. will skip in-person exhibitions at the upcoming mobile technologies trade fair due to novel coronavirus concerns, the company said Tuesday, although it plans to join the event online. The world’s largest smartphone vendor will not showcase its products and technologies “offline” at the Mobile World Congress [...]

Korean Telcos to Take Part in MWC amid Coronavirus Fears

Korean Telcos to Take Part in MWC amid Coronavirus Fears

SEOUL, Feb. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s three major telecommunication companies said Saturday they will participate in the upcoming mobile technologies trade fair as planned despite growing fears over the spread of the new strain of coronavirus. The three — SK Telecom Co., KT Corp. and LG Uplus Corp. — said they have no [...]

Huawei Wants to Invest More in S. Korea: Official

Huawei Wants to Invest More in S. Korea: Official

BARCELONA, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies Inc. wants to expand investment in South Korea’s 5G infrastructure and services as it moves to strengthen its presence in the key market, a senior network official said Wednesday. South Korean carrier LG Uplus used Huawei’s equipment for its 5G infrastructure and is [...]

LG Uplus Stresses 5G Security amid Huawei Concerns

LG Uplus Stresses 5G Security amid Huawei Concerns

BARCELONA, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., South Korea’s third-largest mobile carrier, said Monday that it will step up security measures on its 5G network that uses Huawei’s equipment, addressing concerns over the Chinese telecom gear maker that’s facing possible bans around the world. LG Uplus CEO Ha Hyun-hoi tried to assuage concerns [...]

SK Telecom Goes for AR to Take Full Advantage of 5G

SK Telecom Goes for AR to Take Full Advantage of 5G

BARCELONA, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. will expand investment in augmented reality (AR) gear and content to offer a new level of media experiences to users of upcoming 5G networks, its chief executive said Monday. Park Jung-ho, CEO of South Korea’s leading mobile carrier, said his company has been negotiating with major [...]

LG Unleashes 5G Smartphone with Dual Screen

LG Unleashes 5G Smartphone with Dual Screen

BARCELONA, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. introduced its first 5G smartphone with a detachable secondary screen and a 4G flagship model during a launch event in Barcelona on Sunday, joining the latest industry trend to showcase next-generation connectivity devices and new form factors. The South Korean consumer electronics giant unveiled the V50 [...]