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LG Uplus leads Korea 5G speed ranking

June 26, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

LG Uplus emerged as the leading operator in South Korea in terms of 5G download rates, according to a report by Opensignal. LG Uplus recorded an average of 237.2 Mb/s compared with 220.4 Mb/s at SK Telecom (SKT) and 214.8 […]


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South Korea reaches 5G penetration of nearly 10%: Report

April 16, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea reached 5.77 million 5G subscribers at the beginning of April, Korean press reported, citing data from the country’s Ministry of Science and ICT. According to this figure, Korea reached a 5G penetration of 9.67%, representing the highest penetration […]


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Korean operators to invest $3.4 billion in 5G infra in H1 2020: Report

March 9, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea’s Ministry of Science and ICT said that the country’s three major telecom carriers, SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus, have agreed to invest KRW 4 trillion ($3.4 billion) in their 5G networks during the first half of this […]


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SK Telecom targets 6-7 million 5G subscribers by end-2020: CFO

February 10, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korean mobile operator SK Telecom expects to reach 6-7 million subscribers in the 5G segment by the end of 2020, the company’s CFO, Poong-Young Yoon, said durin a conference call with investors. At the end of last year, the […]


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Getting 5G right: Lessons learned from South Korea

January 17, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea was the first country to commercially launch a nationwide 5G network in April 2019, a feat made possible when all three of the mobile network operators in the country simultaneously switched on 5G. As we approach the first […]


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South Korea to reach 5 million 5G subscribers by end-December

December 4, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea expects to reach 5 million subscribers in the 5G segment by the end of the year, Korean news service Yonhap reported, citing government data. Almost 4 million South Koreans had subscribed to 5G as of the end of […]


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Korean government urges telcos to expand 5G infrastructure

December 2, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea’s government urged local telecom carriers to expand their 5G networks across the country, Korean press reported. During a meeting with representatives of local operators SK Telecom, KT Corp. ad LG Uplus, officials from the country’s information and communication […]


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Ericsson secures third 5G contract in South Korea

October 21, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ericsson has been selected by Korean communication service provider LG U+ as a 5G radio access network (RAN) vendor for its 3.5 GHz Non-Standalone (NSA) 5G network, the Swedish vendor said in a statement. Ericsson also said it has already […]


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KT, Tessares test 5G low latency multi-radio access in active 5G network

September 3, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

KT has completed what it claims to be the world’s first 5G low-latency multi-radio access technology test in a 5G commercial network, in collaboration with Belgian tech company Tessares. The 5G multi-radio access technology, which 3GPP has named ATSSS (Access […]


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Korean subscribers complain about the poor quality of 5G services: Report

July 22, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Mobile subscribers in South Korea are complaining about the quality of the nation’s 5G service, according to a report by the Financial Times. Users say that the 5G services offered by the country’s three carriers have poor quality, slow connections […]


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South Korea to reach nationwide 5G coverage in 2-3 years: Samsung

June 20, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korea is expected to reach countrywide coverage with 5G technology in two or three years, Dan Warren, head of 5G Research at Samsung Research U.K., said during a keynote presentation at the 7th Global 5G Event, which took place […]


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5G subscribers in South Korea reach 260,000

May 1, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G subscriptions in South Korea have already reached 260,000, local press reported, citing data from the government. The country’s three carriers launched commercial 5G services on April 3. The government said that users are complaining about the coverage and the […]


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Ericsson, ZTE announce 5G deals in Asia

March 21, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Korean carrier KT has awarded Ericsson a 5G commercial contract to enable the nationwide launch of commercial 5G services in Korea. Korean operators are expecting to launch nationwide commercial 5G services next month. Under the terms of this contract, Ericsson […]