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SKT, Construction of Smart Office Environment

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 SKT, Construction of Smart Office Environment - IoT ONE Case Study
Technology Category
  • Networks & Connectivity - Wireless Local Area Network
Applicable Industries
  • Telecommunications
The Customer
About The Customer
SK Telecom is South Korea's largest wireless carrier, it leads the local market with 50.5% share as of 2008. SK Telecom employs more than 20,000 employees.
The Challenge

SK T-Tower is the headquarters of SK Telecom. Inside the building, different types of mobile devices, such as laptops, smartphones and tablets, are in use, and with the increase in WLAN traffic and the use of quality multimedia data, the volume of wireless data sees an explosive growth. Users want limitless Internet access in various places in addition to designated areas.

The Solution

In order to make changes in work environment, Samsung’s WLAN system has been installed in SK T-Tower to ensure stable WLAN service, and the gigabyte-speed AP device has allowed 802.11ac mobile devices to exert their highest performances. The “security AP” equipped with a security sensor makes it possible to offer a flawless WLAN security service without an additional security sensor. Hardware Components - Access Point: WEA 403i - AP Controller: WEC8500 - WLAN Manger: WEM - WIPS Server

Data Collected
Connectivity Status, Number Of Connected Devices, Wireless Coverage
Operational Impact
  • [Data Management - Connectivity Stability]
    Stable Internet access anywhere in the office with the optimum RF pattern using multi-antenna technology.
  • [Efficiency Improvement - Maintenance]
    Ongoing application development and improvements are relatively quick and inexpensive to implement due to the system's flexibility.
Quantitative Benefit
  • The newly installed LAN showed 4-10 times better performance than the existing WLAN.

  • Samsung's solution saved cost for WLAN establishment more than 30% compared to a standalone WIPS and features a more powerful security function.

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