SK Telecom Co Ltd

Type: Company
Name: SK Telecom Co Ltd (SK Telecom Co. Ltd)
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Let them compete

By the end of 2013, each member of the Korean population owned more than one mobile phone. Subscribers to mobile phone services reached 54.06 million, 109 percent of the population. More than 70 percent of the population use smartphones, with that number ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

After a ho-hum week, stocks close strong

The Kospi index closed above 2,000 yesterday for the first time in six trading days on strong buying by foreign and institutional investors.The benchmark index rose 0.61 percent, or 12.23 points, to 2,004.28.Foreign investors were net buyers (138.6 billion ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Major marketing put on hold amid ferry disaster

Local companies and business groups are toning down showy marketing promotions in the wake of the Sewol ferry accident on Wednesday, a tragedy that has left hundreds missing and at least 28 dead.E-Land Group was scheduled to hold its opening ceremony ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Roundup: S.Korean shares rebound on institutional buying

South Korean shares ended higher for the first time in six trading days on Friday as local institutions turned into net buyers after offloading stocks in the past five days.The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) rose 12. 23 points, or ... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Early Galaxy S5 release in South Korea irks Samsung

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Samsung voiced annoyance after South Korean telecoms operators released its latest smartphone ahead of schedule in order to dodge sales restrictions imposed by regulators.The world's biggest mobile phone maker had planned to release ... [Published Biz Community - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

A better idea

An SK Telecom employee shows a smartphone-based remote video management service, in which blind people with a wearable camera could receive directions, bus times and other real-time information. [NEWSIS] ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: SK Telecom Co Ltd
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

South Korean cellcos agree registration shutdown policy with KCC

South Korea’s three mobile network operators – SK Telecom (SKT), KT Corp and LG Uplus – are all said to have reached an agreement with the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) on a customer registration shutdown system in the event that a carrier receives ... [Published TeleGeography - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Market slips for fifth consecutive session

Korean shares dropped for the fifth consecutive trading day yesterday, touching the 2,000 level before institutional investors’ selling sent the Kospi down.The benchmark Kospi fell 0.01 percent, or 0.16 point, to close at 1,992.05. Institutional investors ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

IHS analyst: Be ready for more connectivity

The influx of wearable devices to the tech market is being hailed as the beginning of an era of the Internet of Things. Machine to Machine, although it may sound like jargon to many Koreans, is another way to define a hyper-connected future that is quickly ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

CAT, SK Telecom study collaboration on 4G auction

South Korean operator SK Telecom and Thailand's CAT are studying a possible collaboration on the 4G spectrum auction in Thailand, which is scheduled for August, Bangkok Post reports. CAT president Kittisak Sriprasert said that under a future partnership, ... [Published Telecompaper - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

SK Telecom to bring broadband to disputed isles

South Korean communications carrier SK Telecom expects its high-speed broadband service to reach the ninhabited islets known as Liancourt Rocks, which are in dispute between South Korea and Japan, the Wall Street Journal reports. The islets are called ... [Published Telecompaper - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Kospi is in retreat for third straight day

The Kospi index fell for the third day even as overseas investors bought more local equities than they sold yesterday.Market analysts attributed the drop to institutional investors’ substantial offloading of shares.Foreign investors purchased 107.1 billion ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 15 2014]

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"This is an idiosyncratic move based on a specific market situation that involves a government that is involved in tariff setting and wants to encourage greater market competition (eg through MVNOs and tariffs, but not handset subsidies)" she told your reporter by email
...The story’s headline ended with "looking good, looking good,’’ a line from the mobile-phone carrier’s commercial theme song."
"We express our regret at this decision and we are working to verify all the facts" it said, adding it would stick to the 11 April release date for the rest of the world
"We're in serious talks about setting up a joint venture to provide 4G service jointly if the NBTC allows CAT to allocate some of the bandwidth for sale to other wholesale mobile operators" he said

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Korea's unlimited LTE not all that unlimited (u... [Published telecomasia.net - 8 hours ago]
Let them compete [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 18 2014]
Improve opaque regulations [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 18 2014]
After a ho-hum week, stocks close strong [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 18 2014]
Major marketing put on hold amid ferry disaster [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 18 2014]
South Korea’s top 10 most valuable tech startups [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Apr 18 2014]
Top 10 VC-backed startups in Korea: Kakao still... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 18 2014]
Media coverage on ship sinking has been pathetic [Published Korea Times - Apr 18 2014]
Global VoMBB market: Expected to generate huge ... [Published Live-PR.com - Apr 18 2014]
Roundup: S.Korean shares rebound on institution... [Published China.org.cn - Apr 18 2014]
Early Galaxy S5 release in South Korea irks Sam... [Published Biz Community - Apr 18 2014]
Deals - 17 April 2014 [Published In House Community - Apr 17 2014]
A better idea [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 17 2014]
South Korean cellcos agree registration shutdow... [Published TeleGeography - Apr 17 2014]
IHS analyst: Be ready for more connectivity [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 17 2014]
Market slips for fifth consecutive session [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 17 2014]
CAT, SK Telecom study collaboration on 4G auction [Published Telecompaper - Apr 17 2014]
SK Telecom to bring broadband to disputed isles [Published Telecompaper - Apr 17 2014]
Courtroom struggles with connectivity issues as... [Published Inside Counsel - Apr 17 2014]
SKT mulls 4G partnership with CAT [Published telecomasia.net - Apr 17 2014]
LG to produce mobile application processors [Published China Daily Asia - Apr 17 2014]
KCC, operators agree on registration stop policy [Published Telecompaper - Apr 17 2014]
KOSPI Expected To Find Traction On Thursday [Published RTTNews.com - Apr 17 2014]
BlackBerry Enters Healthcare via NantHealth [Published Yahoo! Finance - Apr 16 2014]
Mystery LG device could be the LG Liger (LG-F450) [Published Phone Arena - Apr 16 2014]
CAT in 4G partnership negotiations [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 16 2014]
KCC, carriers agree on registration shutdown po... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 16 2014]
Korean shares steady as China’s GDP rises [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 16 2014]
Crisis or opportunity? Pantech at crossroads [Published Korea Herald - Apr 16 2014]
'Circuit breaker' system eyed for telecom firms [Published Korea Times - Apr 16 2014]
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Top 10 VC-backed startups in Korea: Kakao still... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 18 2014]
Under The Radar, a prominent IT and startup-focused blog in Korea, recently published a top 10 list of venture backed enterprises in Korea . Not surprisingly, Kakao placed number one in the list by a wide margin. In Korea, unlike most other venture ...
Orchestra made up of 30 cellphones and 4 pagers [Published Doobybrain.com - Apr 16 2014]
SK Telecom (known for the fastest wireless speeds of any mobile carrier in the world) created this ad to celebrate 30 years of business. In the video they get 30 cellphones and 4 pagers to belch out a digital tune of sorts. var vclk_options = {sid:56331,media_id:1,media_type:1,version:"1.3"}; ...
SK Telecom to Bring Super-Fast Broadband to Dis... [Published WSJ.com: Korea Real Time - Apr 16 2014]
South Korea’s largest mobile carrier is intent on making sure its super-fast broadband reaches every single corner of the country as it fights to win over as many customers as it can in a saturated market. ...
Get Trained by the Experts - Join DNV GL’s Mast... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 15 2014]
SOURCE: DNV GL - Business Assurance Sustainability Advisory Services DESCRIPTION: Whether you’re a CR, marketing, communications, PR, or procurement professional, or an academic, consultant, or auditor, our comprehensive sustainability training ...
In smartphone-saturated Korea, carriers face ra... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 11 2014]
Image Credit: Shutterstock In Korea, carriers engage in fierce competition in one of the most technologically advanced markets with the highest smartphone penetration worldwide. These conditions are forcing telecom operators to resort to smarter ...
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Press Releases

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Pre-Market Highlight of the Day: Mobile Telesys... [Published Financial Services - Dec 27 2013]
Technical Study: Telefonica Brasil S.A., Mobile... [Published Financial Services - Nov 06 2013]
World LTE Market - State-of-the-Art [Published PR Newswire - Sep 26 2013]
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