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Verizon and KT showcase Samsung 5G tablets, conduct video call

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Company CEOs and Chairmen complete international transmission on prototype Samsung 5G tablets

Verizon and KT showcase Samsung 5G Tablets, conduct video call

Verizon chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam (Left) and KT chairman and CEO Chang-Gyu Hwang (Right) complete the first-ever 5G video call on prototype 5G tablets developed by Samsung.

Minneapolis, USA and Seoul, Korea  – On Sunday, February 4 (U.S. time), Verizon chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam and KT chairman and CEO Chang-Gyu Hwang successfully conducted the first-ever pre-commercial 5G video call on two fully functioning prototype 5G tablets developed by Samsung. Mr. McAdam participated on the international call from Minneapolis MN. Mr. Hwang participated from Seoul, Korea.
 
This successful 5G transmission over prototype 5G devices is the result of ongoing collaboration between the three technology leaders. Verizon, KT and Samsung will continue to work together to advance the development of 5G technology, device availability, and new and exciting use cases.