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SK Telecom and Nokia Networks Open 5G R&D Centre
Jun 29 15
SK Telecom and Nokia Networks have opened a 5G research and development centre at Nokia Networks' Korean office. The centre will serve as a venue where researchers from the two companies will study and develop core 5G technologies, including gigabit-level data transmission technology and cloud-based virtualized base stations. Around year-end, SK Telecom and Nokia Networks also plan to open a test bed to verify and demonstrate 5G technologies. SK Telecom and Nokia Networks plan to launch a 5G pilot service demonstration in 2018.
SK Telecom to Develop 5G Robots with Bobobuilder
Jun 19 15
SK Telecom and BoboBuilder will partner on the research and development of robots using 5G communications technology.
SK Telecom and Ericsson Team Up for Small IoT
Jun 16 15
SK Telecom announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ericsson to cooperate in the
development of technology for the 'Internet of Small Things (small IoT)'. SKT and Ericsson agreed to develop 'machine type communication' (MTC), or machine-to-machine (M2M) technology, which allows both wireless and wired systems to communicate with various other devices. Under the Internet of Small Things agreement, they will develop technology that supports kilobytes of low-speed devices that will be connected at the same time in the coming IoT era. SKT and Ericsson will co-work to develop the MTC technologies, which allow small things that require low data to communicate in the current LTE network environment, the spokesman added. The two companies will also work together to reduce the cost of small IoT devices by eliminating unnecessary functions such as multiple antenna and broadband frequency signals.
SK Telecom Co. Ltd. Launches IoT Platform
Jun 10 15
SK Telecom launched its open standards-based Internet of Things (IoT) platform. Called ThingPlug, it aims to foster growth in the IoT ecosystem by using the globally recognised oneM2M standard, which has been in development for several years and saw the release of its first 10 specifications in February. SK Telecom completed developing its platform in December 2014 and has since been busy prepping it for
SK Telecom and Rohde Schwarz Partner on 5G Tech Development
Jun 1 15
SK Telecom has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Rohde & Schwarz (R&S). SK Telecom and Rohde Schwarz will jointly develop key network technologies for 5G.
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