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SK Broadband to Double Network Size for Netflix Users

SK Broadband to Double Network Size for Netflix Users

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s fixed-line operator SK Broadband Inc. said Monday that it is pushing to increase its network capacity to deal with the growing number of people using services offered by U.S. video streaming platform Netflix. The company is planning to increase its data transfer speed for high-speed networks to [...]

Aryaka Announces Expansion of Senior Leadership Team

Aryaka Announces Expansion of Senior Leadership Team

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Aryaka®, announced today the appointment of several new executive hires to the company’s leadership team, including Karen Freitag (Chief Revenue Officer), Michelle Owczarzak (Chief Transformation Officer), and Shashi Kiran (Chief Marketing Officer). “Connectivity is the lifeblood of the global enterprise and Aryaka is the industry benchmark for [...]

5 mln 5G Smartphones to be Delivered in 2019: Report

5 mln 5G Smartphones to be Delivered in 2019: Report

SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Android smartphone makers are poised to launch 5G-based models in 2019, but the production volume is only expected to reach 5 million units this year, a report predicted Wednesday. Major smartphone makers, such as Samsung Electronics Co. and Huawei, have actively invested in the development of 5G devices to [...]

New Law Obligates Mobile Carriers to Offer Compensation for Network Outages

New Law Obligates Mobile Carriers to Offer Compensation for Network Outages

SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — A bill that obligates mobile service providers to compensate for network errors passed the Science, ICT, Broadcasting, and Communications Committee at the National Assembly on Thursday. The news comes after KT Corp.’s Ahyeon Branch Office in Seoul recently caught fire, shutting down mobile and Internet network traffic in the [...]

China Unicom Teams with Cisco to Enable Cloud + Network Synergy with Segment Routing

China Unicom Teams with Cisco to Enable Cloud + Network Synergy with Segment Routing

BEIJING, Apr. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Recently, China United Network Communications Group Co., Ltd. (China Unicom) officially announced seven new products: Cloud Network Connection, Cloud Networking, Cloud VPV, Cloud Broadband, Unicom Cloud Shield, Intelligent Boutique Video Network, and Boutique Financial Network. China Unicom has achieved a major milestone in pursuing network transformation based on Industrial [...]

Zain Group and Cisco Blaze Innovation Trail to Drive Network Transformation for the Digital Era

Zain Group and Cisco Blaze Innovation Trail to Drive Network Transformation for the Digital Era

KUWAIT, KUWAIT CITY, Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) - Zain Group and Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced today that they have successfully achieved a key milestone in expanding the telecommunications operator’s IP/MPLS network with cutting edge technologies, setting the groundwork for new opportunities and business models to be developed. As a telecommunications operator serving over 45 million customers across eight countries [...]

Streaming Content on Rise Due to LTE Service: Data

Streaming Content on Rise Due to LTE Service: Data

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean Internet users have increasingly streamed content instead of downloading them though wireless services, government data showed Wednesday, mainly on the back of the introduction of a long-term evolution (LTE) service based on fourth-generation (4G) wireless technology.  Internet traffic from video streaming services and video-on-demand (VOD), such as [...]

KT to Build Network for 5G Trial Service in PyeongChang by Sept.

KT to Build Network for 5G Trial Service in PyeongChang by Sept.

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – KT Corp., a South Korean broadband Internet and mobile carrier, said Tuesday that it will complete building a network for the fifth-generation network (5G) by September to provide a trial service of the technology at the 2018 Winter Olympics.  Under the plan, KT will install the network in PyeongChang, [...]