Sunday, 23 September 2018

On the record: Making Advances

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 24 July 13

Kang Jong-ryeol, head of network strategy at SK Telecom, discusses the rollout of LTE-A and the need for more spectrum.

SK Telecom announced the commercial launch of its LTE-Advanced network in June, offering maximum connection speeds of 150 Mbps–twice the speed of a standard LTE network–via an LTE-A version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone. Just 14 days after launch, local media reported that 150,000 customers had signed up for the operator’s new network. Total Telecom assistant editor Nick Wood spoke to Kang Jong-ryeol, senior vice president and head of the network strategy office at SK Telecom, ahead of the official announcement to find out more about the operator&rsquo…

SK Telecom announced the commercial launch of its LTE-Advanced network in June, offering maximum connection speeds of 150 Mbps–twice the speed of a standard LTE network–via an LTE-A version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone. Just 14 days after launch, local media reported that 150,000 customers had signed up for the operator’s new network. Total Telecom assistant editor Nick Wood spoke to Kang Jong-ryeol, senior vice president and head of the network strategy office at SK Telecom, ahead of the official announcement to find out more about the operator&rsquo…

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