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South Korea ends October with 19.4 million 5G subscribers

December 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea ended October with a total of 19.38 million subscribers in the 5G segment, local news agency Yonhap reported, citing data from the Ministry of Science and ICT. 5G subscribers at the end of September had reached 18.41 million, […]


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Korean government aims to boost 5G ecosystem with new companies

August 20, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea aims to create around 1,800 companies that specialize in new 5G services within the next five years, local news agency Yonhap reported. According to the report, the government expects the creation of these new firms will boost the […]


Technology, Wireless

KT, Samsung claim first 5G Standalone launch in South Korea

July 15, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Korean carrier KT and compatriot tech company Samsung Electronics have launched what it claims to be the first 5G Standalone (SA) in the country, Samsung Electronics said in a release. For this commercial launch, Samsung provided KT its end-to-end 5G […]


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South Korea ends May with almost 16 million 5G subscribers

July 2, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea ended May with a total of 15.84 million 5G subscribers, local newspaper Korea Herald reported, citing data from the Ministry of Science and ICT. 5G subscribers at the end of May accounted for 22% of the total 71.45 […]


News, Technology, Wireless

Korean carriers add 2.61 million 5G subscribers in Q1

May 13, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea’s mobile operators added a total of 2.61 million 5G subscribers in the first quarter of the year, according to data from the carrier’s earnings statements. Korean carrier KT added 785,000 5G subscribers in the first quarter. KT had […]


Technology, Wireless

Korean operators end April with almost 14.5 million 5G subscribers

May 3, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea ended April with a total of 14.48 million 5G subscribers, up from 7 million 5G users in May 2020, local news agency Yonhap reported, citing data from the Ministry of Science and ICT. The total number of 5G […]


News, Technology, Wireless

Korean government aims to foster 5G competition via MVNOs: Report

April 5, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea’s ICT ministry said it aims to boost competition in the domestic 5G market through the release of affordable mobile data plans from mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), local news agency Yonhap reported. According to the report, the country’s […]


Wireless

South Korea’s 5G mobile base reaches almost 10 million subscribers

November 30, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

The number of 5G subscribers in South Korea stood at 9.98 million as of the end of October, up 735,113 from the previous month, local press reported, citing data from the Ministry of Science and ICT. According to the reports, […]


Wireless

Samsung, KT deploy 5G SA and NSA common core network in South Korea

November 4, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Samsung Electronics and KT Corporation (KT) said that they have deployed Korea’s first 5G standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) common core in KT’s commercial network. By supporting 5G SA, 5G NSA and 4G simultaneously, Samsung’s 5G common core will facilitate […]


Wireless

Korean carriers, government create task force to boost 5G in rural regions

September 4, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea’s three mobile operators and the government launched a task force with the main aim of helping expand 5G coverage into rural areas of the country, local news agency Yonhap reported. The task force has the main goal of […]


Wireless

Korea’s LG Uplus completes key tests for 5G SA launch

June 17, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korean carrier LG Uplus completed tests of core technologies supporting voice service running on a standalone (SA) 5G network as the carrier expects to launch 5G based on SA architecture later this year. In a statement, the operator said […]


Software, Wireless

Four giant global operators form edge computing partnership

March 6, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Telecom giants Telefónica, KT, China Unicom and Telstra have entered an agreement to collaborate on the Muti-Operator Multiaccess Edge Computing (MEC) Experience. The collaboration is part of the GSMA Operator Platform initiative, which is initially focused on edge computing and […]


Wireless

Korean government urges telcos to expand 5G infrastructure

December 2, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea’s government urged local telecom carriers to expand their 5G networks across the country, Korean press reported. During a meeting with representatives of local operators SK Telecom, KT Corp. ad LG Uplus, officials from the country’s information and communication […]


Wireless

KT, Tessares test 5G low latency multi-radio access in active 5G network

September 3, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

KT has completed what it claims to be the world’s first 5G low-latency multi-radio access technology test in a 5G commercial network, in collaboration with Belgian tech company Tessares. The 5G multi-radio access technology, which 3GPP has named ATSSS (Access […]


Wireless

LG Uplus targets 50,000 5G base stations by June

May 7, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Korean carrier LG Uplus aims to deploy a total of 25,000 5G base stations by June to reach a total of 50,000 base stations nationwide, Koran press reported. The country’s third-largest mobile operator is aiming for a deployment total of […]