LG Uplus, Huawei Jointly Form Mobile Innovation Center for LTE-A and 5G Research in Seoul

Huawei and LG Uplus on 30th July 2014 have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the LG Uplus head office in Seoul, marking their corporation in establishing a Mobile Innovation Center (MIC) in the city. According to Huawei and LG Uplus, the MIC will enable LG Uplus to use Huawei’s innovative solutions and products to improve its ability to offer the most advanced, high-quality and cost competitive services to customers.

LG Plus expects the partnership to contribute significantly to the development of the country’s ICT industry, and deliver the most advanced LTE products and innovative 5G solutions to people in South Korea in the future.

Both the technology firms also discussed on their plans for collaboration across a host of technology areas including acceleration of LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation, innovation in small cell and network quality technologies, new 5G equipment, and the in-building of equipment development at the new center.

"Establishing the new MIC will provide both LG Uplus and Huawei with an increased competitive advantage in the ICT market." 

 -      Kim Sun Tae, Executive Vice President of Service and Development Division, LG Uplus

"LG Uplus selected Huawei as its preferred LTE technology partner to build a nation-wide LTE network and we are thrilled to see South Korean people now enjoying superior mobile experiences as a result. Huawei is committed to bringing the world’s most advanced mobile broadband services to more people worldwide, and industry cooperation, such as the one we have with LG Uplus, makes it even easier for us to do so.

Yang Chaobin, Chief Marketing Officer of Huawei Wireless Network

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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