|By PR Newswire||
|February 23, 2014 07:32 AM EST||
BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SK Telecom (NYSE: SKM) announced its participation in Mobile World Congress 2014 to be held from February 24 to 27 in Barcelona, Spain.
Innovative Technologies that Drive Network Evolution
At this year's MWC, SK Telecom will demonstrate LTE-Advanced tri-band CA ("20MHz+20MHz+20MHz") that offers up to 450Mbps speeds. It will also demonstrate LTE-Advanced "20MHz + 20MHz" CA that offers 300Mbps of speeds on smartphones; Inter-Site CA, a technology that allows for the aggregation of two different base stations that each offers the strongest signal strength for different frequency bands; and other future network technologies like vRAN, SDN and NFV.
Besides the above technologies, the company, together with Broadcom Corporation, will also demonstrate an advanced Carrier Aggregation (CA) femtocell solution to realize LTE-Advanced small cells at the exhibition booth of Broadcom. The company plans to conduct a trial by applying it to its commercial network in the second half of 2014 with aims to commercialize it in 2015.
Sophisticated Services Aimed at Enriching User Experience
As part of its efforts to develop customer-oriented services, SK Telecom commercialized T Phone on February 19, 2014. It is available to the existing users of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 through firmware upgrade since February 19 and is built as a basic feature in Galaxy Note 3 and LG G Pro 2 released from February 20. T Phone allows users to search contacts, receive spam notifications; view frequent contacts on the dialer screen; and enjoy other call-related features. Going forward, it will be built as a basic feature in most Android-based smartphones to be released by SK Telecom.
Open Platforms that Boost Further Innovations
SK Telecom will introduce three open platforms, namely LBS Platform, Context Platform, and Augmented Reality Platform. LBS Platform, built with leading indoor-positioning technologies, allows for the development of differentiated location-based services for many different venues. Context Platform provides information tailored to each user by sensing and analyzing the user's surrounding environment and device usage patterns. Augmented Reality (AR) Platform, created to boost the AR-related ecosystem, adds greater fun and convenience to people's lives.
ICT-Based Services that Create New Growth Opportunities
Based on its unrivalled network quality and strong technologies, the company has been focusing on the development of diverse appcessories in areas of safety, entertainment and child education. At the exhibition, SK Telecom will display Attach, a loss-prevention appcessory, Smart Green Button, an emergency calling appcessory, and T-Bike Black Box, a Mobius Platform-based black box solution. It will also showcase Atti, a kids learning robot; Smart Beam, the world's smallest pico projector for all HDMI devices; and Smart Wi-Fi Audio, a web speaker.
Meanwhile, the company will also introduce ICT-based health care services such as Health-On, a personalized health management service; Smart PHC, a total solution that enables public health centers to offer swift and accurate on-site diagnosis of diseases; and smart hospital solutions like Patient Guide and Bedside Station.
SOURCE SK Telecom
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