SK Telecom Partners DT's MobiledgeX on Edge Computing

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SK Telecom is partnering with MobiledgeX, an edge computing company founded by Deutsche Telekom to enable a new generation of connected devices, content and experiences, creating new business models and revenue opportunities leading into 5G.

This follows a recent announcement of investment plan by SK Telecom in MobileedgeX.

The relationship between SK Telecom and MobiledgeX reflects an aligned vision for the future of mobile operators as key players in future mobile application development, performance, security, and reliability. This vision is shared by leading cloud providers and device makers working with MobiledgeX to seamlessly pair the power and distribution of mobile operator infrastructure with the convenience and depth of developer tooling of hyperscale public cloud and the scale, mobility and distribution of billions of end user devices.

MobiledgeX is focused on delivering developer-facing edge cloud services and bringing mobility to those services, dynamically placing application back-end as close to mobile devices as possible and removing them when not needed.

Jong-kwan Park, SVP and Head of Network Technology R&D Center, SK Telecom
In the 5G era, Mobile Edge Computing will be a key technology for next-generation industries including realistic media and autonomous driving. Based on this partnership, SK Telecom will continue to drive technology innovations to provide customers with differentiated 5G services.

Eric Braun, Chief Commercial Officer, Mobileedge
Deutsche Telekom created MobiledgeX as an independent company to drive strategic collaboration across the world’s leading telecoms, public cloud providers, device makers and the surrounding ecosystem - enabling a new era of business models, operating efficiencies and mobile experiences. 

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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