Huawei, LG Uplus set up Mobile Innovation Center in Korea

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ICT solutions provider Huawei and mobile operator LG Uplus have joined hands to set up a Mobile Innovation Center (MIC) in Seoul, Korea.


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, a statement said.

LG Uplus and Huawei signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to mark the announcement at the LG Uplus head office in Seoul on July 30, 2014.

The MIC committee, which included Kim Sun Tae, executive vice president of service and development division, LG Uplus, and Yang Chaobin, chief marketing officer of Huawei Wireless Networks, discussed the 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.

Sun said: "Establishing the new MIC will provide both LG Uplus and Huawei with an increased competitive advantage in the ICT market... and deliver the most advanced LTE products and innovative 5G solutions to people in South Korea in the future."

"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." said Chaobin.