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SK Telecom Q3 Net Profit Up 88 pct on Equity Gain, 5G Growth

SK Telecom Q3 Net Profit Up 88 pct on Equity Gain, 5G Growth

SEOUL, Nov. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s top wireless carrier, said Wednesday its third-quarter net income rose 88 percent on-year thanks to growth in 5G users and equity gains. Net income stood at 736.5 billion won (US$623.3 million) in the July-September period on a consolidated basis, compared with 391.8 billion won [...]

SK Telecom to Introduce Metaverse Platform for Job Interviews

SK Telecom to Introduce Metaverse Platform for Job Interviews

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s top wireless carrier, said Wednesday that it has introduced one-on-one interview sessions on a metaverse platform to hire new recruits. The metaverse refers to a 3-D virtual shared world, in which all activities can take place with the help of augmented- and virtual-reality services. [...]

SK Telecom Kicks Off Study on Real-time Detection of Seawater Pollution

SK Telecom Kicks Off Study on Real-time Detection of Seawater Pollution

SEOUL, Aug. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., a major South Korean telecom operator, said Thursday that it had launched a pilot study for real-time surveillance of seawater pollution by connecting a marine pollution detection sensor with an underwater base station-centered telecommunication network. The study, conducted in tandem with Hoseo University and the Korea [...]