Latest Telecoms News about South Korea

South Korea Takes Action to Boost MVNO Uptake

  South Korea's telecoms regulator has reduced the rates paid by MVNOs to their mobile network suppliers in an attempt to improve competition in the market....

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SK Telecom Announces New Strategy to Sustain Growth

  SK Telecom's President and CEO Jang Dong-Hyun held a press conference at SK Telecom headquarters in Seoul to announce the company's new growth strategy with the aim to sustain growth amid rapidly changing business environment....

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Huawei Accused of Poaching Staff from Samsung

  Huawei is reportedly poaching long-serving Samsung engineers with offers of lucrative pay deals and benefits if they move to China....

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LG Uplus, Nokia Networks trial Intelligent Network Platform in live LTE network

  Nokia Networks says that South Korea based LG Uplus has completed a three-month long trial of its Intelligent Network Platform (INP), realizing significant benefits....

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Korean Telcos to Face Less Competition, Better Cash Flow

  Fitch Ratings says that credit profiles for South Korean telecommunications companies are likely to remain stable in 2015 with less intensive competition and improved free cash flow due to reduced capex. ...

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SK Telecom, Ericsson and Qualcomm demonstrate LTE-A Tri-Band Carrier Aggregation

  Ericsson, SK Telecom and Qualcomm successfully demonstrated live LTE-Advanced Tri-Band Carrier aggregation in SK Telecom's commercial network, achieving downlink speeds of up to 300 Mbps....

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Pantech to File for Bankruptcy This Week

  South Korea's struggling mobile phone manufacturer, Pantech plans to file for bankruptcy again this week after its latest attempt to stave of receivership failed....

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LG U+ and Huawei establish Mobile Innovation Center in Seoul

  Huawei says that it has opened a Mobile Innovation Center (MIC) in Seoul, in cooperation with the local mobile network operator, LG U+....

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LG Ships Record Number of Smartphones in Past Quarter

  South Korea based LG says that it shipped a record-high 14.5 million smartphones in the second quarter of this year, a 20 percent increase year-over-year...

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SK Telecom and Ericsson Show Off Elastic Cell, a Key Enabler for 5G

  SK Telecom and Ericsson have demonstrated a key enabler for future 5G networks -- the so-called Elastic Cell technology which can boost mobile data speeds at the edges of cell boundaries....

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