LG Uplus has teamed up with the culture content platform company Yes24.com and mobile and non-mobile telecom network company Qubicom to build a private 5G-based smart fulfillment center, the telecom provider said on July 2.
LG Uplus struck an MOU on a private 5G-based business with Yes24.com and Qubicom at Yes24.com’s headquarters in Yeouido, Seoul, on July 1.
Among those on hand at the signing ceremony were Kwon Geun-sup, head of the Smart Factory Business at LG Uplus, Kim Yong-geun, director in charge of the Logistics Business at Yes24.com and President Choi Byung-hyuk of Qubicom.
The private 5G-based SFC business involves the landing of a project to verify a private 5G-based business from the National Information Society Agency (NIA).
LG Uplus plans to participate in the building of a private 5G-based smart fulfillment center in cooperation with Yes24.com and Qubicom and support the design and construction of 5G telecom networks using its telecom network construction expertise.
The telecom service provider plans to offer smart factory solutions, whose functions have been verified through collaboration with diverse manufacturing companies.
Specifically, LG Uplus struck an MOU on a private 5G-based business with Yes24.com and Qubicom will cooperate in the building of a private 5G telecom network at a logistics center, being operated by Yes24.com in Paju, Gyeonggi-do, and introduce an automation robot solution designed to automatically transport goods on certain routes or carry them through self-driving.
The project will allow LG Uplus to verify logistics automation using autonomous robots based on a stable 5G-based telecom network and support the improving of productivity at the logistics center.
The three companies plan to build a private 5G-based smart fulfillment center (SFC) at a logistics center, to be opened by Yes24.com by the end of next year.
SFC is a next-generation logistics center designed to offer one-stop services, ranging from goods storage to delivery and distribution according to customers’ orders and inventory management, based on a telecom network.
Yes24.com’s smart fulfillment center will be Asia’s biggest sole logistics center that will introduce more than 700 logistics automation robots and various smart factory solutions.
Under the deal, the three companies will continue to implement joint projects down the road the private 5G-based logistics center construction business can be expanded.
Kwon, the chief of the Smart Factory Business at LG Uplus, said, “We plan to support the building of a smart logistics center by making the most of LG Uplus’ network construction expertise and smart factory solution capabilities, and LG Uplus will establish itself as a leader of the logistics automation sector by developing solutions tailored to meet each Korean logistics center’s needs through the supporting of the government-invested private 5G-based project.”
LG Uplus released “CGV Phone Plan,” offering film tickets and Combo discount packages to users of mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) in cooperation with CJ CGV.
LG Uplus Releases MVNC CGV Phone Plan Offering CGV Movie Tickets
LG Uplus released “CGV Phone Plan,” offering film tickets and Combo discount packages to users of mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) in cooperation with CJ CGV, the telecom service provider said on July 1.
Subscribers of Toss Mobile, KCT and KG Mobile, the three MVNOs using LG Uplus’ network, will be allowed to sign up for CGV Phone Plan.
Each new subscriber of the new phone plan will be given two CGV movie tickets and a 2,000 won discount to the CGV Combo package every month of one year.
The new phone plan consists of two versions: 11GB phone plan costing a minimum 35,200 won per month including VAT and 5GB phone plan costing a minimum 41,800 won per month including VAT.