• Bell launches Canada’s first ‘Advanced Messaging’ experience

    Bell Canada recently announced the launch of 'Advanced Messaging', the country's first integrated Rich Communications Services (RCS) messaging experience. Available first on Samsung's latest-generation smartphones, Bell Advanced Messaging offers a suite of mobile messaging features previously available through specialized third-party applications.

  • KDDI and Samsung break record in high-speed 5G mobility test

    Japanese telecom operator KDDI and Samsung Electronics announced the completion of a comprehensive set of 5G tests which demonstrate the viability and performance of 5G millimeter wave mobility solutions at speeds over 190km per hour which is the fastest record in the world. The successful results highlight the potential and capability of 5G to support a wide variety of future service scenarios.

  • Locally manufactured devices key to fueling India IoT growth

    A prominent executive for Samsung Electronics in India has claimed that locally manufactured devices are critical to fueling the projected explosion of IoT technologies in the country.

  • Samsung and Live Nation to broadcast first live virtual reality concert

    Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Live Nation Entertainment will broadcast the first live virtual reality concert. Coldplay's "A Head Full of Dreams" will broadcast from Chicago's Soldier Field to fans around the world to experience it in an immersive perspective. The live broadcast will be available on Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus through the Samsung VR service on August 17, starting at 8:30 pm CT.

  • Samsung announces key milestone on path towards 5G with launch of RFIC

    South Korean multinational conglomerate Samsung Electronics have made an exciting announcement in relation to its journey towards 5G - following the commercial release of a Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit (RFIC) for the next generation technology.

  • Samsung given approval to begin testing its self-driving technology in South Korea

    South Korean multinational conglomerate Samsung has been given the green light to begin testing its self-driving technology on public roads in the country. The South Korean government gave the smartphone colossus permission to test out the new self-driving technologies it has developed. Samsung is the latest amongst a number of other companies that were granted approval to begin testing self-driving tech on the country's road.

  • Samsung leads Latin America’s smartphone marketshare

    Motorola was the fastest growing smartphone brand in South America in Q2 2017, according to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, while Samsung rose to a healthy and highest ever 41 percent marketshare. Smartphone shipments in the region grew 9 percent annually during Q2 (April-June) driven by improved macroeconomic climate, LTE rollout and open channel growth in some markets.

  • SK Telecom awarded 5G contract for ‘smart traffic system’ in Seoul

    South Korean telecommunications incumbent SK Telecom has been awarded a lucrative contract to build 5G infrastructure in an effort to support planned intelligent transportation system in Seoul.

  • SKT joins forces with Cisco and Samsung for smart office solutions

    South Korean operator SK Telecom, Samsung and Cisco have signed a MoU which aims to promote 5G-powered smart office services.

  • South Korean conglomerate opens three new AI research centres

    South Korean multinational conglomerate Samsung has announced its intentions to open three new AI research centres. It officially announced its expansion plans via a statement - and disclosed that the new AI research facilities will be opened in the UK, Canada and Russia to add to the AI centres it already has in South Korea and the United States.

  • Warnings on 5G network complexity

    As the world now prepares for next-generation 5G networks knowing that rollouts are still three to five years away, companies like Apple, Samsung and Intel are working hard to ensure they stay ahead of the curve on 5G research and development. Chip giant Qualcomm believes there are incredibly complex challenges facing the industry as it attempts to bring 5G technology to commercial reality.