Google teams up with Bharti Airtel and SK Telecom for next generation of mobile networks

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Google has partnered with Bharti Airtel and SK Telecom to build a platform for operators to run their network services. The company says its own SDN framework will enable networks to adapt to new services and traffic patterns. Continue reading “Google teams up with Bharti Airtel and SK Telecom for next generation of mobile networks”

Ericsson introduces world’s first 5G network platform

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Ericsson has just become the first company to introduce a 5G network platform that will help current networks evolve smoothly into the next generation network.

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Samsung Galaxy Round with curved OLED display launched on SK Telecom in Korea

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Just hours after we got our first glimpse of Samung’s upcoming curved glass display handset, the smartphone has been officially announced. Heading to SK Telecom in Korea, the phone will officially be called the Galaxy Round.

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The phone is very slim at just 7.9mm and weighs 154 grams. The battery is now a bit smaller at 2800 mAh owing to the curvature and physical design. The phone runs Android 4.3 on a 2.3 Ghz quad core processor which we assume is the Snapdragon 800. This is paired with 3GB of RAM and you’ll also find a 13MP camera at the back of the phone. The tech specs are a play on those of the Galaxy Note 3. The highlight of the phone of course is the curved glass 5.7 inch panel with Full HD resolution. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Round with curved OLED display launched on SK Telecom in Korea”

SK Telecom introduces NFC enabled SIM cards

SK Telecom , a Korea based telecom operator , has just introduced its next generation USIM cards which add NFC capabilities to phones lacking it. NFC is used to enable cell phone based payments , mobile advertisements and even peer to peer communications.

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Pantech Vega Racer – Dual Core 1.5 GHz Smartphone

Pantech has just announced the Vega Racer which is the world’s first dual core 1.5 GHz smartphone. The phone will be released only in Korea.

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Motorola Milestone hits Korea as Motorola QRTY

One of Motorola’s most successful devices is the one and only Motorola Milestone, also known as Motorola Droid in USA. The Motorola Droid is the reason Motorola is still alive. And now the Motorola Milestone is making it’s way to Korea as Motorola QRTY via SK Telecom, and for the ease of the Korean people, the hardware keyboard also comes with Korean characters on it. The Motorola QRTY doesn’t comes with Froyo aka Android 2.2 in it like the Nexus One. Continue reading “Motorola Milestone hits Korea as Motorola QRTY”