SK Telecom Demonstrates Bidirectional LTE FDD/TDD Handover

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SK Telecom has announced two-way handover that supports both FDD LTE and TDD LTE in one device. Operator, together with Ericsson and Altair Semiconductor, demonstrated handover in between two different duplex modes of the LTE technology standard in a moving vehicle environment.

SK Telecom's LTE Subscriber Base Exceeds 5 Million

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South Korea's SK Telecom has crossed 5 million LTE subscriber mark in just one year since releasing its first LTE smartphone in September 2011. The company exceeded 5 million LTE subscribers in 46 days after breaking the 4 million mark in July 30, 2012. 

SK Telecom Launches Voice over LTE Service

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South Korean service provider SK Telecom has launched HD voice call service over LTE. According to the company, HD voice call connection time is less than 0.25 to 2.5 seconds, 2 to 20 times shorter than 3G voice calls that require an average of 5 seconds to connect a call.

SK Telecom Targets 7 Million LTE Subscribers by 2012 End

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Despite continuous rise in smartphone penetration and strong growth of LTE subscriber base, SK Telecom's revenue decreased by 0.6% year-on-year due to the impact of diverse mobile tariff cut measures including lowering of the monthly basic rate, company announced today.

SK Telecom Demos eICIC, Plans Commercialization in H2 2013

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SK Telecom has announced demonstration of a LTE-Advanced technology named 'Enhanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination (eICIC)' under cooperation with Qualcomm and Nokia Siemens Networks.

SK Telecom Begins Commercialization of Multi Carrier Technology For LTE

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South Korean carrier SK Telecom has started using Multi Carrier (MC) technology in its LTE network commercially to offer faster LTE services. Operator plans to cover the whole Seoul area within 2012 and 23 other major cities by early 2013.

SK Telecom to Commercialize LTE-A Network in Second Half of 2013

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SK Telecom has announced new era of "LTE 2.0" defined by innovative LTE services including High-quality communication services,  lifestyle-enhancing LTE services and industrial productivity-improving solutions.

SK Telecom Starts Multi Carrier Pilot Service in South Korea

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South Korean mobile carrier SK Telecom has launched a pilot service for Multi Carrier (MC) to enable use of both 800MHz and 1.8GHz frequency bands, in the area from Gangnam Station to Kyobo Tower Crossroads. Operator plans for its commercial launch in July 2012.

SK Telecom Signs LTE Contract with Ericsson

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South Korea's operator SK Telecom has selected Ericsson to extend its LTE network. The LTE network extension will be carried out by Ericsson's operating unit in Korea, LG-Ericsson and is scheduled to be completed within the first half of this year.

SK Telecom develops Wi-Fi Integrated LTE Femtocell

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SK Telecom has completed the development of 'Wi-Fi Integrated LTE Femtocell,' which provides both LTE and Wi-Fi services simultaneously.