SK Telecom, Leads telecommunication diplomacy at MWC

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MWC 2016 was finished on 25th with great success. This year, MWC was held under the theme of ‘Mobile is everything’ and 2,500 companies gathered globally to join the exhibition and conferences.



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Press release
Feb 29, 2016


Pace of global partnership has been accelerated. During MWC16, SKT management team shared leading mobile technology know-how with the executives of major global ICT companies and discussed the way of collaboration for practical improvement

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SK Telecom signed MoU with Ericsson(CEO, Hans Vestberg), on joint research of technology based on ‘3GPP LTE-A Pro’. ‘LTE-A Pro’ is ‘Release 13’ as defined by 3GPP and the latest in the evolution toward 5G mobile communication.

Both companies established targets and performance milestones for joint research of technology based on ‘3GPP LTE-A Pro’ and plans to accelerate the pace to commercialize the technologies required for the evolution of 5G mobile technologies.

Park Jin-hyo, Senior Vice President and Head of Network R&D Center at SK Telecom, says:  “LTE-A Pro technology which will be able to support giga scale data transmission and IoT service will create new service market and improve quality of daily lives.” and “SKT will lead the LTE technology evolution and formation of domestic/ global mobile ecosystem by preemptive LTE-A Pro technology development”  

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