LG Uplus

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LG Uplus Corp.
เกาหลี : LG 유플러스
KRX : 032640
รุ่นก่อนLG Telecom
ก่อตั้งขึ้น11 กรกฎาคม 2539 (1996-07-11)
Hwang Hyeon Sik ( ซีอีโอ )
ผลิตภัณฑ์โทรศัพท์มือถือ ,
รายได้7.8 ล้านล้านวอน (2013)
542.1 พันล้านวอน (2013)
4,987 (ณ วันที่ 31 ตุลาคม 2552)
ผู้ปกครองLG Corporation
บริษัท ย่อยAIN Teleservice
CS Leader
เว็บไซต์LG U +

LG Uplus Corp. ( เกาหลี : LG 유플러스 ; มีสไตล์เป็นLG U + , KRX : 032640 ) เป็นผู้ให้บริการโทรศัพท์เคลื่อนที่ของเกาหลีใต้ที่ LG Corporationเป็นเจ้าของและผู้ให้บริการโทรศัพท์มือถือรายใหญ่อันดับสามของเกาหลีรองจาก SK Telecom และ KT [1]เดิมชื่อ LG Telecom แต่เปลี่ยนเป็นชื่อปัจจุบันเมื่อวันที่ 1 กรกฎาคม 2010 [2]

The carrier adopted its current name after the July 2010 merger with another two LG telecommunication subsidiaries, Dacom and Powercom. LG U+ offers a variety of mobile services. GeForce Now distributes by U+ 5G in South Korea and MusicON was discontinued music service for Feature Phones. Kakaonavi partnered with LG U+ recently.


After a decision of the state-owned Korea Telecom to sell its cellular business to private investors in 1994, the South Korean government opened the telecommunications sector up to competition. Korea Telecom would later relaunch its cellular business with KT Freetel in 1996. LG entered the wireless communications market in 1996 by acquiring a CDMA license in June and founded a new carrier named LG Telecom, which built a nationwide digital cellular network. In October 1997, PCS cellular service was launched.[3]

In March 1998, in an effort to make itself stand out from the bigger, more established players in the market, LG Telecom launched the world's first commercial cdmaOne data service using PCS technology.[4]

To better position itself to compete in the bundled services market LG Telecom acquired LG Dacom, a fixed-line communications networks and Internet-related service provider and LG Powercom, one of Korea's largest ISPs.[5][6] On July 1, 2010, LG Telecom switched to its current name, "LG U+."



As of 2012 LG Uplus customers can receive the services on any of radio frequency band assigned, one or more of radio interfaces.[7]

Radio frequency rangeFrequency bandFrequency
GenerationRadio InterfaceLicenseNotes
850 MHz (839–849, 884–894)52x103.9GLTE
1800 MHz (1770–1780, 1860–1870)2x103GCDMA/EVDO Rev-A/Rev-Buntil June 2021
2100 MHz (1920–1930, 2110–2120)12x104GLTEauction 44.55billion won
2600 MHz (2520–2540, 2640–2660)72x204GLTEauction 479 billion won
3500 MHz (?)805GNR
28 GHz (?)8005G

Source: Slowtime

In July 2006, the South Korean government canceled LG Telecom's license for 2.1 GHz W-CDMA bandwidth after the company opted not to develop the technology. LG Telecom will instead continue investing and upgrading in its CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev. A network.

In July 2011, LG U+ launched its LTE network, nationwide coverage is expected to be complete by March 2012.

On July 17, 2013, LG Uplus launched LTE-A service with the introduction of the Galaxy S4 LTE-A, the world's first "100% LTE" smartphone that can utilize data, voice and text with LTE and not fall back to CDMA. Starting from 2014 LG Uplus plans to release only "100% LTE" phones.[8]


In 2010 LG Telecom acquired Dacom Corp., a network services firm that operated Hanaro Telecom's fixed line networks. The new affiliate helped LG enter the landline communications market.


Launched in September 2005, U+Home is an optic LAN service that provides fast speeds of up to 100Mbit/s.


U+TV was launched in December 2007, providing various two-way services, terrestrial and HD broadcasting.

Business-to-business sales[edit]

After merging LG DACOM in 2010, It was succeeded to LG Uplus one of the largest B2B service area. It is account for about 20% of gross sales by the role of cash-cow. It has not only traditional cable industry, also non-traditional one like electronic payment and so on.

See also[edit]

  • LG Electronics
  • SK Telecom
  • Korea Communications Commission


  1. ^ https://www.statista.com/statistics/700467/south-korea-mobile-phone-market-share/
  2. ^ https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/lg-uplus
  3. ^ "About LG U+". LG U+.
  4. ^ "CDMA History". CDG.
  5. ^ Cho, Kevin (October 15, 2009). "LG Telecom to Merge With Dacom, Powercom on Jan. 1 (Update1)". Bloomberg L.P.
  6. ^ Clark, Robert (October 12, 2009). "LG to merge Korean telecom operations". Telecom Asia.
  7. ^ "이동통신 주파수 할당 현황과 경매 주파수". slowtime. Retrieved 30 October 2012.
  8. ^ "LG Uplus, the first in the world to commercialize the '100% LTE' system". July 18, 2013. Retrieved September 25, 2013.

External links[edit]

  • U+ website
  • LG Uplus page on TeleGeography