SANTA ROSA, Calif., June 24, 2015
Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with KT Corporation on May 20 at the KT R&D Center in Korea. The two companies will collaborate on 5G wireless communications and other related areas of interest.
"We've signed the MOU with Keysight to lead the way in the global 5G market, develop future 5G infrastructures, and test relevant technologies," said Hong-Beom Jeon, senior vice president of Infrastructure Lab, Institute of Convergence Technology, KT. "Combining Keysight's test and measurement technology with KT's telecommunication technology can accelerate 5G development. In particular, we're expecting to reap successful results in the area of millimeter wave, one of the key enabling technologies of 5G for the transmission of wireless data through very wide bandwidth."
"I'm glad that we have the opportunity to use our advanced 5G solutions together with KT, the leading telecommunication service provider in Korea," said Duk-Kwon Yoon, Keysight Korea country general manager and president. "I'm confident that our 5G technologies, together with KT, can help the development of Korea's wireless telecommunication technologies."
Both companies will strengthen mutual cooperation to open the new era of wireless communication through the MOU on 5G technology development using their leading-edge wireless technologies.
Images of the Keysight and KT MOU signing event are available at www.keysight.com/find/KT5GMOU_images.
Keysight Technologies, Inc. provides a comprehensive set of 5G electronic design and test tools designed to help engineers gain greater insight into their R&D and manufacturing processes. Keysight's 5G simulation and measurement solutions include: mmWave, broadband generation and analysis; physical layer designs; MIMO, RF, microwave, and millimeter-wave components and antennas; and high-speed digital and power management. Keysight is working closely with industry consortia, industry-leading companies and academia to advance the next-generation of 5G wireless communications systems.
Additional information about Keysight's 5G test and measurement solutions is available at www.keysight.com/find/5G.
KT(CEO: Hwang Chang-Gyu) is leading the development of the information and communications industries of Korea since its foundation in 1981. Expanding 4.5 million fixed lines to 20 million in just 12 years, KT introduced universal telephone service to every citizen of Korea, leading the development and advancement of communications services. Becoming a government-funded corporation in 1997, KT changed its business portfolio by focusing on wireless and internet services instead of fixed lines. KT is a national company that provides the fastest and most innovative ICT-based telecommunications and convergence services. Information about KT is available at www.kt.com.
Keysight Technologies (NYSE:KEYS) is a global electronic measurement technology and market leader helping to transform its customers’ measurement experience through innovations in wireless, modular, and software solutions. Keysight’s electronic measurement instruments, systems, software and services are used in the design, development, manufacture, installation, deployment and operation of electronic equipment. The business had revenues of $2.9 billion in fiscal year 2014. Information about Keysight is available at www.keysight.com.
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