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South Korea delays auction to award additional 5G frequencies: Report

February 18, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The government of South Korea has postponed an auction to award additional 5G spectrum as local mobile operators SK Telecom and KT have complained about the process, Korean news agency Yonhap reported. In December, South Korea’s Science and ICT ministry […]


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Korean government cooperate with local firms on future 6G networks

January 26, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Korean Ministry of Science and ICT announced that it is working on next-generation network development strategies together with local carriers and tech firms SK Telecom, KT, LG Uplus, Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics, Business Korea reported. The government and […]


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KT, Fujitsu, NTT Docomo partner to bring O-RAN to South Korea

January 6, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Korean carrier KT and Japanese tech company Fujitsu have completed a verification facility at the KT Research and Development Center in Seoul, South Korea, at which the two companies leveraged Fujitsu’s Open RAN-based 5G base station equipment to successfully test […]


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KT Plans to Accelerate Development of 5G Convergence Services on 5G SA Network

July 28, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

South Korean mobile operator KT has announced that it has initiated its commercial 5G SA service, starting from the 15th of July. Following the commercialization of 5G SA, KT plans to accelerate the development of 5G convergence services based on […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Wireless

How South Korea built 5G, and what it’s learning

September 12, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea’s claim that it launched the world’s first 5G network in April might be somewhat contested in the U.S. — with some arguing that because it was only available to select celebrities, it didn’t really count — but there […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Wireless

More operators use network sharing to accelerate 5G

April 30, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G networks require significant investment from operators in more fiber and more network infrastructure gear and sites. In an effort to deploy 5G as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, some operators are cooperating with competitors. Commercial 5G availability is currently […]


Wireless

KT launches nationwide 5G services in Korea

April 15, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Korean carrier KT Corp has officially launched commercial 5G services in the Asian nation, the telco said in a statement. KT Corp claimed to be the first service provider in the country to offer unlimited data plans without a speed […]


Monitoring&Analysis

KT selects Oracle Communications for 5G business services

February 14, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Korea Telecom will use Oracle Communications for the deployment of the 5G Policy Control Function (PCF) in the deployment of its 5G networks. The deployment will enable the Korean telco to provide new network-as-a-service (NaaS) offerings for businesses. Oracle noted […]


Hardware, Wireless

KT showcases 5G capabilities in Seoul

January 16, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Korean carrier KT is showcasing the capabilities of 5G technology through a special bus service in central Seoul, Korean press reported. The bus allows passengers to experience next-generation technologies, such as virtual reality and augmented reality, through KT’s 5G network. […]