Jump to navigation
Mobile broadband news

The European Union (EU) and South Korea have agreed to work together on the development of 5G mobile broadband technologies.

A Joint Declaration on Strategic Cooperation will see the EU work with the south-east Asian nation to define the new standard.

The EU and South Korea will share research findings, in a bid to ensure global interoperability and consistency of approach.

Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for Digital Agenda, claimed 5G will become "the new lifeblood" of the digital economy and society once it is established.

"Both Europe and Korea recognise this," she stated.

"This is the first time ever that public authorities have joined together in this way, with the support of private industry, to push forward the process of standardisation."

Ms Kroes said the declaration signals the "shared commitment" of the EU and South Korea to being global digital leaders.

Join the conversation

comments powered by Disqus

Stay up to date

  • Google+ Follow uSwitchTech
  • Subscribe to our RSS feed

Latest Comments

  • Gosia 15 hours ago TalkTalk broadband deal offers... That's ridiculous - it was 18 months free, then TalkTalk said it was 12, and after I paid for the whole...
  • Jonathan Leggett 5 days ago BT Infinity fibre broadband... Hi Hacked Off, Definitely not been scammed. Not sure what's happened, though. Do you want to drop me a...
  • Hacked Off 5 days ago BT Infinity fibre broadband... I think I have been scammed.... no one answering the broadband switch telephone.... no link to claiming...

Search news