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SK Telecom demonstrates 1.4Gbps speeds based on LTE frequency bands

NSP NEWS AGENCY, By YEON SUN HAN Journal, 2017-07-15 08:27 END7

(Seoul=NSP News Agency) YEON SUN HAN Journalist = SK Telecom, together with global communication equipment manufacturers, has demonstrated communication speeds up to 1.4Gbps speed in 5 commercial LTE frequency bands, and succeeded in reaching speeds up to 1Gbps via LTE and WiFi bands simultaneously.

“We are pleased to see SK Telecom be the first to achieve speeds up to 1.4Gbps in an LTE frequency band, and SK Telecom’s gigabit speed LTE development will be the cornerstone of 5G evolutions, and is becoming a pioneer of communication in the industry.”, said Andrew Cope, CEO of Nokia Korea.

Patrick Johansson, the CEO of Ericcson LG, said that mobile data traffic will increase up to 8 times by 2022 mainly by videos. He also mentioned that LAA technologies, which combine licensed and unlicensed bands, will provide a better user experience furthermore.


Mr. Park Jin Hyo, head of SK Telecom technical director said that “4.5G technology is the backbone for the evolution to 5G, and we plan to continue evolve LTE along with researching 5G technology.

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