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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 [...]

Philips Showcases Unique Augmented Reality Concept for Image-guided Minimally Invasive Therapies Developed with Microsoft

Philips Showcases Unique Augmented Reality Concept for Image-guided Minimally Invasive Therapies Developed with Microsoft

Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS and Barcelona, SPAIN, Feb. 24, 2019 (Korea Bizwire) - At the MWC Barcelona, one of the largest mobile events in the world, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology today unveiled a unique mixed reality concept developed together with Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) for the operating room of the [...]

Samsung Ups 5G Ante at MWC amid Huawei Row

Samsung Ups 5G Ante at MWC amid Huawei Row

BARCELONA, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Sunday it will showcase a diverse array of its 5G solutions ranging from chipsets and gear to smartphones and live-streaming capabilities when business representatives gather in Barcelona for the world’s largest mobile show. The South Korean tech giant said it is prepared to introduce its [...]

S. Korean Mobile Carriers to Battle for 5G Lead at MWC

S. Korean Mobile Carriers to Battle for 5G Lead at MWC

SEOUL, Feb. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — The battle for 5G leadership is heating up among South Korean mobile carriers ahead of MWC Barcelona, the world’s largest mobile trade show set to opens its doors later this month. Following the launch of 5G services for enterprises in December, South Korean telecommunications companies have been jacking up [...]