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.