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KT Corp inks 5G commercial contract with Ericsson

25 Mar 2019

South Korean mobile network operator (MNO) KT Corp has awarded Ericsson a 5G commercial contract to enable the nationwide launch of commercial 5G services in Korea starting early April 2019, the latter has announced. As per this initial commercial contract – the first since Ericsson was selected as a 5G supplier to KT in November 2018 – the Swedish vendor will provide 3GPP standards-based 5G New Radio (NR) hardware and software from it complete 5G platform to cover the MNO’s 3.5GHz Non-Standalone (NSA) network.

South Korea, Ericsson, KT Corp

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