IEEE International Conference on Communications
16–20 May 2022 // Seoul, South Korea // Hybrid: In-Person and Virtual Conference
Intelligent Connectivity for Smart World

Patron Descriptions

Platinum Level


Samsung inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances, network systems, and memory, system LSI, foundry and LED solutions. Samsung Networks has pioneered the successful delivery of 5G end-to-end solutions including chipsets, radios, and core network technologies. The company supports 5G commercial services in the world’s leading markets, including Korea, the U.S., Canada, New Zealand and Japan. For the latest news, please visit the Samsung Newsroom at


LG Electronics was established in 1958 and has since led the way into the advanced digital era thanks to the technological expertise acquired by manufacturing many home appliances such as radios and TVs. LG Electronics has unveiled many new products, applied new technologies in the form of mobile devices and digital TVs in the 21st century and continues to reinforce its status as a global company. LG Electronics plays an active role in world markets with its assertive global business policy. As a result, LG Electronics controls more than 142 local subsidiaries worldwide, with roughly 74,000 executives and employees.


Founded in 1987, Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. We are committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world. We have more than 194,000 employees, and we operate in more than 170 countries and regions, serving more than three billion people around the world.
We create value for our customers. Together with our partners, we provide telecom carriers with network products and solutions that are innovative, simplified, intelligent, secure, and trustworthy. We also open up our ICT capabilities for industry customers, providing them with products and services that are intelligent, secure, and trustworthy. With our smart devices, we improve people’s digital experience in work, life, travel, and entertainment.
We ensure secure and stable network operations. Cyber security and privacy protection are and will always remain our top priorities. We believe strongly in the power of openness and transparency. We will keep working to improve our software engineering capabilities and business continuity management systems, while enhancing the resilience of our networks. For more than 30 years, we have worked closely with our carrier customers to build over 1,500 networks in more than 170 countries and regions. Together, we have connected more than three billion people around the world, and we have maintained a solid track record in security throughout.
We promote industry development. Huawei advocates openness, collaboration, and shared success. Through joint innovation with our customers and partners, we are expanding the value of ICT to foster a healthy and symbiotic industry ecosystem. Huawei is an active member of more than 400 standards organizations, industry alliances, and open source communities, where we work with our peers to develop mainstream standards and lay the foundation for shared success. Together, we are driving the industry forward.


Qualcomm is the world’s leading wireless technology innovator and the driving force behind the development, launch, and expansion of 5G.  When we connected the phone to the internet, the mobile revolution was born. Today, our foundational technologies enable the mobile ecosystem and are found in every 3G, 4G and 5G smartphone. We bring the benefits of mobile to new industries, including automotive, the internet of things, and computing, and are leading the way to a world where everything and everyone can communicate and interact seamlessly.
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Technology Innovation Institute, the dedicated ‘applied research’ pillar of Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), is a pioneering global research and development center that focuses on applied research and new-age technology capabilities. The institute has seven initial dedicated research centers in quantum, autonomous robotics, cryptography, advanced materials, digital security, directed energy, and secure systems. By working with exceptional talent, universities, research institutions, and industry partners from all over the world, the Institute connects an intellectual community and contributes to building an R&D ecosystem in Abu Dhabi and the UAE. The Institute reinforces Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s status as a global hub for innovation and contributes to the broader development of the knowledge- based economy.
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ZTE Corporation is a global leader in telecommunications and information technology. Founded in 1985 and listed on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges, the company has been committed to providing innovative technologies and integrated solutions for global operators, government and enterprise, and consumers from over 160 countries across the globe. Serving over 1/4 of the global population, the company is dedicated to enabling connectivity and trust everywhere for a better future.


Established in 1976, ETRI is a non-profit government-funded research institute. In the 1980s, ETRI developed TDX (Time Division Exchange) and 4M DRAM (Dynamic Random Access Memory). In the 1990s, ETRI commercialized CDMA(Code-division multiple access). In the 2000s, ETRI developed Terrestrial DMB, WiBro(WiMAX), and 4G LTE Advanced, for mobile communications. ETRI delivers Korea as one of the top AI nations in the World by developing world's first and best technologies such as Autonomous car, AI processor(Aldebaran), Exobrain(language intelligence), and Deep view(visual intelligence). Researchers in ETRI has been making immense efforts to provide Korea a remarkable growth in the field of ICT industry with more than 14,000 patents filed. ETRI is continuously striving to become a global AI industry powerhouse beyond a global ICT research institute.

Gold Level


Founded in 1991, KMW, which is a leading provider of core RF technologies and products for wireless base stations, is over 15% of the total workforce consists of research personnel and over 10% of its annual sales are invested in R&D. From 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, and now to 5G, the ICT sector has repeated the most dramatic disruptions over the past decades. In the future, we will witness the emergence of digital innovations such as VR, AR, autonomous vehicles and, remote healthcare services, which will dynamically transform the way we live in every aspect. KMW stands ready where this age of great transformation requires exponential growth in connectivity. To follow up with the fast-evolving technology trends, we have built a total end-to-end solution from design, development to manufacturing to deliver a wide variety of products including RF components, filters and, systems. Mobile communications network has become an indispensable part of our modern life. KMW will endlessly strive to drive, enable and lead the future of mobile network innovation to enrich the lives of our customers through technology.


SOLiD enables indoor and outdoor cellular and public-safety communications at many of the world’s best-known and most challenging venues.  From the busiest airports and subways to Fortune 500 corporate buildings, hospitals, hotels, universities, professional and college sports venues, government, industrial and logistics facilities, SOLiD’s DAS solutions scale to every challenge. SOLiD continuously innovates to deliver best-in-class solutions with GENESIS and ALLIANCE 5G DAS, RocketWAVE 5G repeaters, Infinity Access optical fronthaul and backhaul, and Open RAN (O-RAN) networks.  Edge Connectivity, SOLiD Coverage, visit

Bronze Level


Ericsson-LG is a joint venture of Swedish innovation and homegrown Korean technology. The company officially launched on July 1, 2010 with ownership of Ericsson and LG Electronics. Ericsson-LG has a long-term and close relationship with 3 operators in Korea for last 30 plus years and continuing technology innovation that helps our customers deliver innovative and differentiated services to the subscribers. We, as a core partner of 3 operators in Korea, helped customers to launch early commercialized services from CDMA to 5G as well as devoting an important role to raise a phase of Korea in the global mobile communications market at the same time. We design the future of 5G through collaboration with telecom operators, and strive to capture the full value of connectivity based on technology leadership, global solutions and experiences.