WiBro

  • Apple to test WiBro-enabled devices in Korea?

    Wireless provider Korean Telecom reportedly signed a “memorandum of understanding” with Apple to combine “WiBro, a third generation-based communications technology, with Apple’s hit products such as the MacBook laptops and iPod media players,” according to Unwired View. Read More

  • SK Telecom successfully transmits HD video over WiBro


    SK Telecom will begin building out Wave 2 of the WiBro network in Seoul after successfully sending HD video across the network in real time. Under optimal conditions this new Wave could download at 37.44Mbps while uploading at 10.08Mbps. That’s insanely fast! That means you could download a SD video that’s 700MB in about two and a half minutes. The build out should be finished… Read More

  • WiBro PMP from Samsung should infuriate us all

    [photopress:SWT_W100K_002.jpg,full,pp_image] We’re a couple months away from seeing any WiMAX activity here in the US, but it’s coming, at least. Will we have any WiMAX ready devices? Probably not unless the rumors of the Nokia N810 WiMAX tablet are true. Per the usual, Samsung has gone and announced a WiBro PMP that features a 4.3-inch WVGA touchscreen, DMB, DMB PIP, GPS, a… Read More

  • LG Smartphone Runs On Korea's 4G WiMax Network

    LG has released a phone today that runs on Korea’s 4G WiBro network. The KC1 can reach near-broadband speeds over the WiMax network and, as such, features things like remote PC controlling and video conferencing. The phone surprisingly runs Windows Mobile 5 instead of Windows Mobile 6. It also comes with a 2.8-inch touchscreen, 2-megapixel camera, 512MB of built-in memory (expandable… Read More

  • Samsung WiMax Mobile Phone (Don't Call It a Cell)

    We are sick and frickin’ tired of the Koreans getting all the rad mobile phonage. Take, for example, this feature-packed slim Samsung found at the WiBro (WiMax to us yanks) summit that we’ll never see here in America. Why won’t we see it? Because it doesn’t use the CDMA or GSM flavors that standard cell networks use. No, it has to get all swanky and uses WiMax for… Read More