LGU+, Elisa to Jointly Develop AI-powered Network Automation

LGU+, Elisa to Jointly Develop AI-powered Network Automation Image Credit: jamesteoh/Bigstockphoto.com

LG Uplus, the South Korean mobile network operator and Elisa, the Finnish mobile network operator, have signed an MoU at the Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona.

The cooperation between the two operators are mainly on joint development of AI powered automation that it will improve the way networks are being operated. It also covers cooperation in innovation, startup collaborations and service. Both LG Uplus and Elisa have high priorities for 5G services in their respective countries and will actively roll out 5G base stations during 2019. The MoU will help the mobile network operators work on ensuring high network quality for their customers and advance in the development of network automation for 4G and 5G. The parties will also cooperate to identify new business opportunities with international startups. Both LG Uplus and Elisa has experience from collaborating with startups to improve operation and serve customers. The MoU will support and benefit the companies and startups in their future collaborations.

Hyunhwoi Ha, Chairman of LG Group and CEO of LG Uplus
Elisa is the leading mobile data providers in Finland. We are impressed with their agile way of developing new services with startups and their network automation innovations. Working together with Elisa will help us operate our network more efficiently and benefit our customers.

Veli-Matti Mattila, CEO, Elisa
We believe that this partnership will help us and LG Uplus to develop and improve both 5G and existing network operations. We are also excited to work with LG Uplus on startup partnerships. This has been a success at Elisa and we believe working together will take startup collaborations one step further.

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