SK Telecom, South Korea's largest mobile carrier, and Samsung Electronics have successfully tested handover between outdoor 5G base stations at 28GHz.
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The change from analogue to LTE network on the subway will allow real-time video streaming for station personnel.
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South Korean telco SK Telecom, together with Ericsson and Qualcomm, will conduct over-the-air field trials for 5G New Radio (NR) standards.
SK Telecom and Sinclair Broadcast Group will invest $33 million into a joint venture that will develop solutions based on the ATSC 3.0 standard.
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South Korean telecommunications giant KT will collaborate with its Kenyan counterpart Safaricom and health authorities to build an epidemic prevention platform in Kenya.