[What’s Next in Communications Technology?] ④ Defining the Boundaries of Communications

    The True Value of Standardization Communication is about sharing information with others. The evolutions of communications technology has enabled us to be more connected than ever before, meaning that information can be shared anytime and anywhere.   In mobile communication, a business with a well-established global ecosystem, from equipment manufacturers to telecommunications operators, common rule is essential to keeping the ecosystem moving forward collaboratively. This is where the process of standardization comes in, which sets internationally agreed-upon standards to give users access to better products and services at…

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[What’s Next in Communications Technology?] ③ Embracing the Next Generation of Communication: the Convergence of Technologies

    Putting a Spotlight on AI and Software The age of 5G is different from previous generations; businesses across various industries, not just the telecommunication field, are working hard to converge with the next-generation mobile communication industry. Users are increasingly looking ahead to a daily life characterized by large capacity, low latency and hyper-connected communication.   In the age of 5G, in which a wide range of cutting-edge technologies co-exist, Vice President Intaik Park chose ‘softwarization’ as the technology that we should first turn our attention to. “A hardware-based…

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[What’s Next in Communications Technology?] ② Becoming the Global Leader in Next-Generation Telecommunications Technologies

    A New Mobile Communication Generation (‘G’) Every Ten Years In order to distinguish between elements that differ distinctly from their previous iterations, we use the letter ‘G’, the first letter of the word ‘generation’. For example, we use ‘G’ to distinguish between the different generations of mobile communication technologies.   What is it exactly that distinguishes each successive generation of the communication technologies that permeate various industries to enrich users’ daily lives? Dr. Lee, who has been leading Samsung’s research into the key technologies of 3G, 4G and…

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[What’s Next in Communications Technology?] ① Paving the Way for a New World of Experiences

    Redefining Next-Generation Communication System as We Know It Samsung Electronics was among the first to realize the commercialization of 5G. Now, the company is set to accelerate research for 6G with the vision of bringing the next generation of hyper-connected experiences to every corner of our lives in the future.   Wireless communications technology has developed from the first-generation analog communication, in which only voice calls were supported, to the ultra-fast 5G of today, and the generation change of this technology is now progressing even more rapidly.  …

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Samsung’s 6G White Paper Lays Out the Company’s Vision for the Next Generation of Communications Technology

On July 14, Samsung released a white paper entitled “The Next Hyper-Connected Experience for All.” outlining the company’s vision for the next generation communication system, namely 6G. The white paper covers various aspects related to 6G, including technical and societal megatrends, new services, requirements, candidate technologies and an expected timeline of standardization.   Samsung’s vision for 6G is to bring the next hyper-connected experience to every corner of life. To accelerate research for 6G, Samsung Research, the advanced R&D hub within Samsung Electronics’ SET Business, founded its Advanced Communications Research…

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