Korean LTE Operators

LTE Operators in Korea: SKT, LGU+, KT

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Korean LTE Operators by Mind Map: Korean LTE Operators

1. SKT

1.1. Commercial Launch

1.1.1. 2011.07.01 (850MHz)

1.1.2. 2012.07.01 (1800MHz)

1.2. Frequency Band

1.2.1. FDD

1.2.1.1. 850 MHz (10MHz x 2), LTE Band 5

1.2.1.2. 1800 MHz (10MHz x 2), LTE Band 3

1.2.2. TDD

1.2.2.1. None

1.3. Coverage

1.3.1. 99%

1.4. Subscrber

1.4.1. 4,840,000 (August 29, 2012)

1.5. Device

1.5.1. Usb Modem

1.5.2. LTE Router (Wi-Fi Hotspot)

1.5.3. Smart Phone (13)

1.5.4. Tablet (2)

1.6. Vendor

1.6.1. E-UTRAN (eNB)

1.6.1.1. Samsung

1.6.1.2. LG Ericsson

1.6.1.3. NSN

1.6.2. EPC

1.7. Service

1.7.1. Launched

1.7.1.1. Mobile Network Game

1.7.1.2. Cloud Service (T Cloud biz)

1.7.1.3. HD Voice (VoLTE) Service (2012.8.8)

1.7.1.3.1. Supported Device

1.7.2. Planned

1.7.2.1. RCS (Rich Communication Suite)

1.7.2.2. Mobile B TV

1.8. Technology

1.8.1. [Solution] PETA

1.8.2. Advanced-SCAN

1.8.3. Multi-Carrier (MC)

1.8.3.1. Frequency: 800MHz (LTE Band 5), 1800MHz (LTE Band 3)

1.8.3.2. Objective: for Load Balancing

1.8.3.3. Inter-Frequency Handover

1.8.3.4. Service Scedule

1.8.3.4.1. 2012.7.1: Kangnam area in Seoul

1.8.3.4.2. 2013.1H: National-wide

1.8.4. LTE FemtoCell

1.8.4.1. LTE FemtoCell + Wi-Fi AP

1.8.4.2. Deployment

1.8.4.2.1. 2012: Seoul + 6 Metropolitan Cities

1.8.4.2.2. 2013: National-wide

1.8.5. HIS (Hybrid Network Integration System)

1.8.6. Self-Organizing Network (SON)

1.8.7. Smart Push

1.8.8. Upgrade Repeater

1.8.9. Wi-Fi Control

1.8.9.1. 다중접속제어기술

1.8.9.2. 최적 주파수 설정 기술

1.8.9.3. Wi-Fi 이동제어 기술

1.8.10. Wi-Fi based Broadcasting

1.8.11. LTE-Advanced Core Technology

1.8.11.1. eICIC (enhanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination)

1.8.11.2. CoMP (Cooperative Multi-Point)

1.8.11.3. CA (Carrier Aggregation)

1.8.12. 2013: Integrated Cloud Base Station

1.8.13. 2013: SW-based Next Generation Base Station

2. LGU+

2.1. Commercial Launch

2.1.1. 2011.07.01 (850 MHz)

2.1.2. 2012.2H (2100 MHz)

2.2. Frequency Band

2.2.1. FDD

2.2.1.1. 850 MHz (10MHz x 2), LTE Band 5

2.2.1.2. 2100 MHz (10MHz x 2), LTE Band 1

2.2.2. TDD

2.2.2.1. None

2.3. Coverage

2.3.1. 100%

2.4. Subscriber

2.4.1. 3,280,000 (August 29, 2012)

2.5. Device

2.5.1. Usb Modem (1)

2.5.2. Router (Wi-Fi Hotspot) (1)

2.5.3. Smart Phone (11)

2.5.4. Tablet (1)

2.6. Vendor

2.6.1. E-UTRAN (eNB)

2.6.1.1. Samsung

2.6.1.2. LG Ericsson

2.6.1.3. NSN

2.6.1.3.1. Gyeongnam, Gyeongnam, South of Han River in the National Capital Region

2.6.2. EPC

2.7. Service

2.7.1. Launched

2.7.1.1. C Games

2.7.1.2. Cloud Service (U+Box)

2.7.1.3. VoLTE Service (2012.8.8)

2.7.1.3.1. Supported Device

2.7.2. Planned

2.7.2.1. HD TV

2.8. Technology

2.8.1. Multi-Carrier (MC)

2.8.2. Carrier Aggregation (CA)

2.8.3. Self-Organizing Network (SON)

3. KT

3.1. Commercial Launch

3.1.1. 2012.01.03 (1800 MHz)

3.1.2. 2012.10 (900 MHz) (Planned)

3.2. Frequency Band

3.2.1. FDD

3.2.1.1. 1800 MHz (10MHz x 2), LTE Band 3

3.2.1.2. 900 MHz (10MHz x 2), LTE Band 8 (Planned)

3.2.2. TDD

3.2.2.1. None

3.3. Coverage

3.3.1. 94% (?)

3.4. Subscriber

3.4.1. 2,000,000 (August 29, 2012)

3.5. Device

3.5.1. Smart Phone (11)

3.6. Vendor

3.6.1. E-UTRAN (eNB)

3.6.1.1. Samsung

3.6.1.2. LG-Ericsson

3.6.1.3. NSN

3.6.1.3.1. Area: Jeonnam, Jeongbuk, Chungnam, Chungbuk, Daejon

3.6.2. EPC

3.7. Service

3.7.1. Launched

3.7.1.1. HD olleh Game (4 games)

3.7.1.2. LTE Roaming

3.7.1.2.1. with CMHK (2012.07.21)

3.7.1.3. Cloud Service (uCloud)

3.7.2. Planned

3.7.2.1. HD Voice (VoLTE) Service (2012.10)

3.7.2.2. joyn (RCS) (2012.10)

3.7.2.3. HD olleh school (2012.8)

3.7.2.4. HD olleh TV now (2012.11)

3.8. Technology

3.8.1. LTE WARP

3.8.1.1. Virtualized CCC

3.8.1.2. New node

3.8.2. LTE WARP Advanced

3.8.2.1. Femto Cell (2012.06)

3.8.2.2. Multi-Carrier (900MHz/ 1800MHz) (2012.08)

3.8.2.3. Virtualized VoLTE (2012.10)

3.8.2.4. Quad Antenna (2012.4Q)

3.8.2.5. Carrier Aggregation (2013.3Q)

3.8.2.6. Encreased Virtualized Cell (2013.3Q)

3.8.3. Uninterrupted Total Network (3W + LTE)

3.8.3.1. ABC (Always Best Connected) (2012.09)

3.8.3.2. HD olleh WiFi Channel Bonding (2012.06)

3.8.3.3. HD olleh WiFi 자동 켜기 서비스 (2012.06)

3.8.3.4. HD olleh WiFi Good WiFi Selector (2012.11)