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SKT, Samsung Heavy Succeed in Testing 5G-based Remote Control Ship

SKT, Samsung Heavy Succeed in Testing 5G-based Remote Control Ship

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s leading telecommunications operator, and Samsung Heavy Industries Co., a major shipbuilder, said Tuesday their 5G-powered remote control ship operation test was successful. A 3.3-meter model ship made by Samsung Heavy sailed successfully in the sea near the shipbuilder’s shipyard in Geoje, South Gyeongsang Province, [...]

SKT, Statistics Agency Join Hands for Floating Population Mapping Service

SKT, Statistics Agency Join Hands for Floating Population Mapping Service

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., a major telecommunication company in South Korea, said Monday it has joined hands with the country’s statistics agency to offer a mobile big data-based population mapping service. The service combines mobile data collected by SKT’s base stations nationwide and Statistics Korea’s data on population and households, [...]

SK Telecom Q3 Net Dips 73.9 pct on Equity Losses

SK Telecom Q3 Net Dips 73.9 pct on Equity Losses

SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. said Thursday its third-quarter net income plunged due to equity losses of its chip-making subsidiary, while its operating profit remained mostly unchanged from the previous year. Its net income tumbled 73.9 percent to 274.4 billion won (US$236 million) in the July-September period compared with a year [...]

SK Telecom to Supply 5G Network Tech to Japan’s Rakuten

SK Telecom to Supply 5G Network Tech to Japan’s Rakuten

SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. will supply its fifth-generation (5G) network solutions to Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc., industry sources said Friday, as South Korea’s top mobile carrier expands its presence in the sector. SK Telecom will export its 5G network designs, optimized communication quality solutions for 5G, 5G antennas, and [...]

Samsung, SK Telecom to Collaborate on 5G-based 8K TVs

Samsung, SK Telecom to Collaborate on 5G-based 8K TVs

BERLIN, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. and SK Telecom Co. have agreed to develop 8K televisions based on 5G networks to diversify content available on the top-end resolution TVs, they said Sunday. 8K TVs offer four times the number of pixels as 4K screens, and 5G is the ultra-fast wireless network that [...]

SK Telecom, Microsoft Join Hands for Cloud-based Gaming Platform

SK Telecom, Microsoft Join Hands for Cloud-based Gaming Platform

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top mobile carrier, SK Telecom Co., said Wednesday it has agreed with U.S. IT giant Microsoft Corp. to launch a test-run of a new cloud-based gaming platform utilizing the fifth-generation (5G) network here. The project will pave the way for gamers to play high-quality titles without having [...]