- Seokyoung Jang, Head of Office of ICT Policy, inspected site of domestic 5G development and encouraged the developers
- Ericsson-LG, social contribute by creating high-tech jobs and cooperating with domestic SMEs
- Demonstrated video call through Ericsson commercial 5G network equipment and multi vendor prototype devices
afternoon of January 30th, Seokyoung Jang, Head of Office of ICT Policy of
Ministry of Science and ICT, visited Ericsson-LG Seoul R&D campus located
in Gasan-dong to investigate on the domestic 5G technology development site.
which has led the development of domestic communication technology for the past
40 years, has reorganized Seoul R&D campus as 5G R&D center by
investing and recruiting young talents for the last few years. Currently, more
than 500 R&D resources are concentrating on 5G key technology development
and support for customers including Korean operators.
this visit, not only 5G network technology development status was reviewed, but
also various 5G use cases collaborated with major global telecommunication
operators and ecosystem partners were introduced. In particular, Ericsson-LG
has highlighted the long-term value of 5G adoption and the various technology
demonstrations it has shown through collaborations with telecom operators in
the preparation of 5G domestic adoption over the past several years.
Then, Mr. Jang looked
around Seoul R&D campus and inspected the 5G technology development field
of domestic engineers and encouraged them. In particular, he had a good opinion
of newly hired young engineers and the model of mutual growth with domestic
said, "It’s good to see young developers working hard here in Ericsson-LG.
They look all smart and vigorous. We, the government, will provide full support
so that your efforts can bring good results.”
At the end
of the visit, the 5G demo was conducted.
a video call through Ericsson commercial 5G network equipment and
multi-vendor device was demonstrated. Meanwhile, Ericsson-LG has unveiled
interoperability with multi-vendor device at the demo event that was held on
the first day of the 5G signal launch last December.
Jang (5th from left), Head of Office of ICT Policy, visited
Ericsson-LG Seoul R&D Campus
Mr. Jang on a 5G video call demo