Its 5G network will have better traffic reduction compared to 4G LTE, thanks to mobile edge computing centres, KT says. KT has completed the construction of mobile edge computing (MEC) telecom centres in 8 major cities in South Korea, the telco has announced. It's a capital improvement project the size of the entire planet, replacing one wireless architecture created this century with another one that aims to lower energy consumption and maintenance costs. The centres will allow the telco to process data from handsets close by, which is important for 5G that has ultra-low latency. Previously, processing wireless data for 4G LTE involved having data traffic nationwide be sent to the central telecom centre in Seoul which often caused delays.
Mar-6-2019, 04:18:52 GMT