Latest Telecoms News about South Korea

Ericsson and SK Telecom to collaborate on 5G network slicing

  Ericsson and SK Telecom have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to collaborate on the development of a 5G core network that deploys network slicing technology....

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South Korea Planning a 4th Mobile Network License

  South Korea's government is reportedly considering making another attempt at issuing a fourth mobile operator license in an effort to boost competition in the local market....

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Fitch Affirms Samsung Electronics at 'A+'; Outlook Stable

  Fitch Ratings has affirmed South Korea-based Samsung Electronics long term debt ratings at 'A+' with Stable Outlook. The agency has also affirmed SEC's senior unsecured rating at 'A+'....

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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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