South Korea becomes first country to launch 5G serivces

South Korea becomes first country to launch 5G serivces

South Korea becomes first country to launch 5G serivces

"We held a meeting with the three providers and Samsung to readjust the timing in order to become the world's first country to offer commercial 5G services".

Additionally, 5G will unite more than 1 million devices per sq km transforming how consumers live, communicate and work by connecting not only smartphones but vehicles, factories, offices and cities as well.

"It is meaningful that South Korean telecom companies are providing services and networks meeting South Korean customers' high standard in speed and picture quality", Ryu Young-sang, executive vice president at the country's top mobile carrier SK Telecom, said on Wednesday. Samsung opted to offer 256GB and 512GB storage variants of the Galaxy S10 5G in Korea, and it is possible that those two variants will hit the United States as well. The phone will also be available, later in the year, on AT&T's network, but there is no concrete information pointing towards a specific date yet.

Samsung's first 5G smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will go on sale tomorrow, the handset is launching in South Korea tomorrow and it is also headed to the U.S. some time soon.

South Korean semiconductor exports also rose for the first time in six months in March, according to government figures.

As we all know, Samsung is a South Korean based hardware manufacturer and therefore, it should come as no surprise that the company's biggest fan base is in South Korea.

Employees walk past the logo of the Samsung Electronics its office in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 5, 2019.

The Galaxy S10 5G includes really thin bezels, it is made out of metal and glass, and its rear-facing cameras are horizontally-aligned.

Apple is planning its 5G model in 2020.

Verizon's Ultra Wideband network customers must use Motorola's Z3 and a "5G Moto Mod", an accessory that allows Z3 to connect to the 5G Ultra Wideband network.

The firm's mobile boss also cautiously said Samsung is seeing a recovery in sales in China, where it had declined in smartphone market share against local rivals in recent years.

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