Alcatel-Lucent to Deploy Mobile Backhaul Network for SK Telecom’s LTE-Advanced Service

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Alcatel-Lucent has announced that it will deploy an IP-based mobile backhaul network to support LTE-Advanced services for Korea’s mobile operator SK Telecom. The Internet Protocol/Multiprotocol Label Switching-based (IP/MPLS) mobile backhaul solution, to be deployed in October, will link SK Telecom cell sites. 

A Rosy Future for WiBro?

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More than four years into commercial service in South Korea, WiBro has yet to live up to its hype, with KT and SK Telecom combined reaching just under 400,000 subscribers at the end of Q2 2010.

KT to Invest $4.3 Billion to Upgrade Network

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South Korea's KT Corp plans to spend 5.1 trillion won (4.3 billion dollars) over five years upgrading its network to meet demand from smartphones and other digital devices.