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LG Uplus, Nokia ink MoU to cooperate in 5G Advanced, 6G

July 7, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

LG Uplus, South Korea’s third-largest mobile operator, has reached a tentative deal with Finnish vendor Nokia to cooperate in research and development (R&D) projects for next-generation wireless standards, Korean press reported. According to LG Uplus, the two parties signed a […]


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LG Uplus ends 2021 with 4.62 million 5G subscribers

January 31, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Korean operator LG Uplus ended the fourth quarter of 2021 with 4.62 million 5G subscribers, up 67.9% year-on-year, according to the company’s latest earnings statement. The telco added a total of 1.87 million 5G subscribers during last year, while total […]


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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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5G accounts for nearly 10% of Korea’s LG Uplus’ mobile base at end-Q1

May 11, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

5G subscribers represented 9.4% of Korean telco LG Uplus’ overall mobile subscriber base at the end of the first quarter, the telco said in its earnings release. The carrier said that 5G subscribers amounted to 1.45 million at the end […]


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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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Nokia and LG Uplus build fully automated IP transport network for 5G services

March 23, 2020

Via: Telecom Reseller

Nokia has announced that it is working with one of the biggest operators in the world to upgrade its IP transport for 5G services. Nokia will help Korean operator LG Uplus automate its IP transport and core networks, allowing the […]


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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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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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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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Huawei opens 5G laboratory in South Korea

June 3, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese vendor Huawei has opened its first 5G OpenLab in Seoul, South Korea, the company said in a release. Through the OpenLab, Huawei aims to drive 5G and ICT development in South Korea, and provide 5G testing environments and interoperability […]


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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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LG Uplus completes cell planning for 5G launch

November 7, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

South Korean mobile operator LG Uplus said it has completed the cell planning for the launch of 5G services in the country, The Korea Times reported. LG Uplus said it plans to launch its 5G service in Seoul and its […]