Latest Telecoms News about South Korea

Reports of Injuries from Overheating iPhone Charger Cables

  The official Korea Consumer Agency has asked Apple to issue warnings to iPhone users following reports of burn injuries from charger cables....

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South Korean Networks Agree to Curb Handset Subsidies

  South Korea's three mobile networks have agreed to install a "circuit breaker" into their systems to prevent them from exceeding regulatory limits of handset subsidies....

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Huawei and LG Uplus to deploy the world's first OTN for LTE-A CPRI backhaul

  Huawei says that it has won a contract to deploy a backhaul upgrade for South Korea's LG U+ that will improve its LTE-A network performance....

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Korea Telecom Fined for Cancelling Android Tablet Order

  South Korea based KT (Korea Telecom) has been fined KRW 2.08 billion (US$2 million) by the country's anti-trust regulator....

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Android OS Upgrades on their Way for Older Samsung Devices

  Samsung is reportedly working on Android OS upgrades for a couple of its older devices, including one which was not expected to get the latest OS variant....

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South Korea to Mandate Smartphone Kill Switch

  South Korea's government has announced that all new smartphones produced locally will have to include a "kill switch" to disable them if lost or stolen....

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Samsung Issues Second Profits Warning

  Samsung has issued a profits warning as the company faces a decline in the average retail price of the smartphones it sells....

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NSN and SK Telecom Boost LTE Upload Speeds

  South Korea's SK Telecom says that it achieved the world's first commercialization of Uplink CoMP (Uplink Cooperative Multi-Point), a technology that can significantly enhance mobile data upload speed on the LTE network....

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Weak Early Sales for Samsung's Galaxy S5 Smartphone

  Early consumer reaction to Samsung's new flagship smartphone appear to be muted, following the early release of the Galaxy S5 for sale in South Korea....

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South Korean Networks Start Sales of Samsung's Galaxy S5 Ahead of Schedule

  South Korea's three mobile networks have started selling Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone ahead of its official launch date....

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