[Seoul, South Korea, August 8, 2014]: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, and the world’s leading mobile operator, LG Uplus, today jointly announced that they have established a Mobile Innovation Center (MIC) in Seoul. 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.
On July 30, 2014, LG Uplus and Huawei signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to mark the announcement at the LG Uplus head office in Seoul. During the signing, the MIC committee, including Mr. Kim Sun Tae, Executive Vice President of Service and Development Division, LG Uplus and Mr. Yang Chaobin, Chief Marketing Officer of Huawei Wireless Networks, came together to discuss 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.
Mr. Kim Sun Tae, LG Uplus, said: "Establishing the new MIC will provide both LG Uplus and Huawei with an increased competitive advantage in the ICT market." Mr. Kim went on to add that he 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.
"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 Mr. Yang Chaobin.