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Korea’s SK Telecom Receives Award At IMS Industry Awards 2016


Korea’s SK Telecom Receives Award At IMS Industry Awards 2016

Korea’s telecom company SK Telecom has received an award in the category of ‘vIMS Solution & Use Case of the Year’ at the IMS Industry Awards 2016 held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on May 18.


The award is a recognition for its capability to respond to increased LTE voice traffic through the world’s first commercialization of an NFV orchestrator named T-OVEN in August 2015 and a virtualized IMS (vIMS) in September 2015. The country faced an increase in LTE voice traffic after interconnecting the VoLTE services of the three Korean mobile operators.

Commenting on the achievement, Park Jin-hyo, Senior Vice President and Head of Network Technology R&D Center said, “SK Telecom is honored to receive this award as they recognize our efforts to develop advanced network technologies and customer-oriented services. We will make relentless efforts to develop many differentiated network technologies and solutions, including expanded application of virtualization technologies, to provide the best network service to our customers.”

IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) Industry Awards is held during the IMS World Forum. IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) Awards honors the best technology providers in the field of IP-based multimedia services such as VoLTE over the all-IP network. It was launched in 2010 by Informa, a global telecom and media research company.

Ria Lakshman. V is a lead news writer at The Telecom Times. She studied Journalism at Manipal School of Communication and proceeded to work in newspapers and magazines, with technology as her focus area. Passionate about Telecommunications sector, her move to 'The Telecom Times' was a natural choice. Alongside, she also writes for Telecom Talk, where she covers news and tech commentaries in the sector of telecom. In the free time, Ria loves to go camping, read books, or sketch illustrations. She also runs a local design studio and promotes eco-friendly crafts. Ria can be found sharing her knowledge and insights on Twitter.



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