Samsung Electronics signs an MoU with Russian telecom operator Mobile TeleSystems to test new “internet of things” or IoT technologies including next generation “5G,” network.
Under the terms of the agreement, both companies will work towards advanced carrier aggregation, MIMO, LTE Broadcast, multipath TCP and IoT technologies such as narrowband-IoT and LTE-Machine. The MoU focuses two companies carrying out multiple tests to enhance data communication speed and discover new application for 5G networks.
“Samsung is pleased to sign this MoU with MTS as it proves our successful partnership around LTE. We are confident that this collaboration will play a key role in leveraging advanced technologies to bring everyday benefit to the lives of Russians,” said Dong Soo Park, EVP of the Networks business at Samsung Electronics. “Based on Samsung’s strengths in 5G and IoT, we look forward to supporting MTS in solidifying their position as an innovative telecommunications leader by discovering new opportunities for the commercialization of 5G.”
“MTS is consecutively working on preparation of its network in Russian regions for 5G technology deployment, and signing this memorandum with Samsung is another important step on that way,” noted Andrei Ushatskiy, VP of technology at MTS. “Commercial deployment of new IoT technologies, will make it possible for us to occupy new market niche in both corporate and mass market domains.”