Latest Telecoms News about South Korea

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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Samsung Issues Surprise Profits Warning

  Samsung has issued a sharp profits warning, and is forecasting that its second-quarter profits will be badly hurt by a slow down in smartphone sales, and local currency problems....

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SK Telecom Launches 225Mbps Mobile Data Download Service

  South Korea's SK Telecom says that it has upgraded its LTE-A network to support theoretical peak download speeds of up to 225Mbps....

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Samsung Shows Off LTE-A Smartphone

  Samsung Electronics has shown off a LTE-A enabled version of its Galaxy S5 smartphone....

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Europe and South Korea to Cooperate on Research into 5G Networks

  The European Union and South Korea has agreed to cooperate on the development of the future 5G based mobile networks....

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South Korean Network Hits 3.8Gbps Download Speed over LTE Network

  Nokia says that it has reached a peak download speed of just under 3.8Gbps in a live South Korean mobile network....

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Huawei and LG Uplus Complete World's First Commercial Trial of 3 Band Carrier Aggregation

  South Korea's LG Uplus has completed the world's first commercial network field trail of 3 different band Carrier Aggregation (3CC CA). The trial was carried out with Huawei....

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