SK Telecom, in collaboration with Intel, has made a groundbreaking advancement in core network technology, promising a significant reduction in communication delays and an enhancement in service efficiency, pivotal for the upcoming 6G networks. The innovation could slash communication latency by as much as 70% and boost service efficiency by approximately 33%, marking a significant leap forward in network performance.
In a groundbreaking trial, SK Telecom (SKT) and Thales have successfully tested the encryption and decryption of identity data on a 5G network, aiming to safeguard user privacy from potential quantum threats. The experimentation utilized Thales’ cutting-edge 5G Post Quantum Cryptography (PQC) SIM cards within a trial 5G standalone network environment provided by SKT.
SK Telecom’s collaboration with AI pioneer Mars Auto, brings forth a compelling vision for autonomous trucking, leveraging SKT’s 5G prowess and Mars Auto’s AI system. With Mars Auto’s AI armed with extensive roadway data from SKT, there’s a promise of safer, more efficient self-driving services. SKT’s continued strides in telecom, signified by the company’s alliance with Deutsche Telekom and massive investment in AI firm Anthropic, show signs of transformative potential for the telecom sector.
Luxembourg’s Prime Minister and SK Telecom have inked an agreement, initiating a strategic collaboration to advance the quantum tech ecosystem. Connexion between this MoU and an earlier South Korean – Luxembourg agreement hints towards a momentous ‘quantum Internet of Things’. Meanwhile, telecom operators globally look to leverage quantum technology’s disruptive potential towards traditional data security protocols. SK Telecom, recognized for its pioneering quantum work, also boosts its pursuit in the AI realm, underlined by a significant investment in AI firms.
SK Telecom’s recent interest in burgeoning AI companies, especially in the AI Contact Center specialist, Persona AI, is undeniable. The partnership aims to revolutionize customer service through AI technology, reducing wait times and providing 24-hour service. However, challenges remain as AI tries to match the human knack for voice recognition and interpretation. SKT and Persona AI also plan to venture into voice recognition kiosks and voice-activated robots, capitalizing on a rapidly growing market.
Four powerhouse telecom companies have forged an alliance to harness the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI), revolutionizing customer experiences and uncovering potential business opportunities. This alliance, brought to life in Seoul, South Korea, promises to co-develop a Telco AI Platform, pioneering new AI services, like digital assistants and super apps. The initiative has been seen as a forward-thinking response to the escalating global interest in AI within the telecommunications industry. Imminent discussions at the Total Telecom Congress will shed more light on this transformational feat.
Delving into the realm of advanced AI, SK Telecom elevates its AI service ‘A.’, boasting features crafted around user preferences. The upgraded version introduces AI agents with unique personalities, promising each user a personalized experience. Working hand in hand with Microsoft’s Azure OpenAI, SKT’s AI capabilities now consist of a Large Language Model, designed to comprehend intricate conversation details for insightful dialogues.
Telecom operators globally embrace digital transformation, with East Asia dominating the top positions in Omdia’s benchmark. China Mobile leads, driven by high-speed broadband deployment and innovative service development, followed by SK Telecom’s AI-focused reinvention.
South Korea’s Ministry of Science and ICT revokes SK Telecom’s 5G license in the 28 GHz band due to unmet rollout requirements, mirroring the fate of rivals KT Corp and LG U+ last year. This leaves South Korea without high-band 5G, as other countries advance in the mmWave ecosystem.
SK Telecom’s metaverse platform launched in 49 countries SK Telecom has expanded the reach of its “ifland” metaverse platform into 49 additional nations, thereby outstripping the reach of Meta’s Horizon Worlds. SKT says that 12.8 million people have used ifland in total. Currently, the platform is only available in English, Chinese, Japanese and Korean. DoCoMo, a Japanese telecommunications company, is one of SKT’s local partners. Recently, the two businesses decided to work together on technology and content for the metaverse. Read more at: https://tinyurl.com/2bt5a8kf CMA to investigate Apple and Google’s browser duopoly The CMA has begun a thorough market probe into Apple and Google’s market dominance in mobile browsers. Together, Apple’s Safari and Google Chrome support 97% of all mobile online traffic in the UK. The CMA worries that this duopoly discourages tech firms from investing in their browsers and stifles competition in the mobile browser market. Additionally, this dominance…