Japanese telecom gaint Softbank recorded a loss of $350 million for last nine months of 2016 in the fair value of the Company’s investments in India. The loss comes on top of a $555 million writedown on the value of Softbank’s India portfolio in the six-month period ending September 2016. “With reference to the current markdown, portfolio…
SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics have revealed plans to demonstrate record-high 7.55Gbps mobile data rates at next week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
The companies will show off 3D beamforming antenna technology to reduce propagation loss at millimeter-wave frequencies.
SK Telecom and Samsung also plan to demonstrate the new “full dimension MIMO” technology, capable of using tens or hundreds of antennas simultaneously.
In an announcement, the Korean companies said they intend to strengthen their co-operation on the development of key 5G technologies with the goal of achieving the world’s first commercialization of the standard in 2020.
Samsung and SK Telecom signed a 5G collaboration agreement in October ith the goal of being able to demonstrate 5G products in time for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang. Original post at Telecom Asia