SK Telecom and SoftBank Launch LTE Roaming Service

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South Korea's SK Telecom and Japan's Softbank have launched LTE roaming service in Japan and South Korea. LTE subscribers of SK Telecom and Softbank will be able to roam in Japan and Korea on the operators' LTE networks.

SK Telecom and Rohde & Schwarz to Develop Active Antenna System

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South Korea's telecom service provider SK Telecom has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rohde & Schwarz, a Germany-based manufacturer of test and measurement equipment for mobile radios and radio communications, on joint research and development of next-generation antenna technologies. 

SK Telecom Expands LTE Roaming Services to Canada and Switzerland

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South Korea's operator SK Telecom has launched LTE international roaming services in Canada and Switzerland under partnerships with Canada’s Rogers and Swiss Swisscom.  

SK Telecom Launches Commercial LTE-Advanced Network

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SK Telecom Launches LTE-Advanced

South Korea's wireless operator SK Telecom has debuted the LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) service through smartphones. To commercialize LTE-A, SK Telecom has already applied Carrier Aggregation (CA) and Coordinated Multi Point (CoMP), and plans to apply Enhanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination (eICIC) in 2014.

SK Telecom's LTE Small Cell Technology Wins Global Recognition

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JUN.10.2013 - SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) announced today that it won Small Cell Industry Awards for two years in a row.

SK Telecom Prepares for September LTE-Advanced Launch, Begins LTE Network Upgrade

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South Korea's SK Telecom has started upgrading its existing LTE network to LTE-Advanced and conducted a field test under real network environment using a smartphone. Operator plans to commercialize LTE-Advanced service within September 2013 to enable faster data speeds.

SK Telecom Surpasses 10M LTE Subscriber Mark

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South Korea's SK Telecom SK Telecom has announced that its LTE subscribers surpassed 10 million as of April 19, 2012. Operator reached to 10M mark after 21 months of commercial LTE launch. SK Telecom started LTE service in July 2011. 

SK Telecom Introduces Unlimited Intra-Network Voice Plans, Lowers Prices of LTE Shareable Data Plans

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South Korean operator SK Telecom is launching 'T&T Sharing' plans for both 3G and LTE subscribers starting tomorrow to give customers unlimited intra-network voice calls as well as unlimited intra-network and inter-network texting.

SK Telecom Revenues Grow on LTE Sales in 2012

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Korean telecom service provider SK Telecom has announced that its revenues increased by 2.3% in 2012 in comparison to previous year due to LTE and growth of its enterprise business and subsidiaries.

SK Telecom and Ericsson Demonstrate LTE-A TM-9 Technology

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SK Telecom has successfully demonstrated a core LTE-Advanced technology named Transmission Mode 9 (TM-9) under partnership with Ericsson, operator announced today.  TM-9 defines the way of transmission between mobile devices and base stations. It has been chosen as a new LTE-A specification by 3GPP in June 2011.