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SK Telecom to Hold First Online Shareholder’s Meeting Due to Coronavirus

SK Telecom to Hold First Online Shareholder’s Meeting Due to Coronavirus

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. South Korea’s top mobile phone operator, announced on Sunday that it will hold a shareholder’s meeting online on March 26 due to the coronavirus spreading worldwide. The decision comes as the company seeks to bolster its shareholder-friendly management by helping shareholders to participate in the meeting [...]

SK Telecom to Establish Gaming Joint Venture with Singapore, Thai Telcos

SK Telecom to Establish Gaming Joint Venture with Singapore, Thai Telcos

SEOUL, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s leading mobile carrier, said Sunday it will establish a joint venture with major telecommunication firms from Singapore and Thailand to better develop gaming and esports services for the Southeast Asian market. SK Telecom said it has joined hands with Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (Singtel) and [...]

SKT Forms Global Alliance with 9 Telcos on 5G Mobile Edge Computing

SKT Forms Global Alliance with 9 Telcos on 5G Mobile Edge Computing

SEOUL, March 1 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, said Sunday it has formed an international alliance with nine telecommunication firms to develop 5G mobile edge computing (MEC) technologies and services. SK Telecom said Telecom Edge Cloud TF was established with nine other companies at a GSMA meeting in London [...]

SK Telecom Joins Hands with Deutsche Telekom on 5G RF Repeaters

SK Telecom Joins Hands with Deutsche Telekom on 5G RF Repeaters

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, said Thursday it has joined hands with Deutsche Telekom AG on 5G radio frequency (RF) repeater solutions. SK Telecom said it will collaborate with Deutsche Telekom to install Korean technology-based 5G RF repeaters in major German cities in the second quarter [...]

SK Telecom’s Profit Plunges in 2019 on Equity Losses, Costs

SK Telecom’s Profit Plunges in 2019 on Equity Losses, Costs

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s top mobile phone operator, said Friday its net income plunged 72.5 percent last year from a year earlier due to reduced equity gains from its chip-making affiliate. In a regulatory filing, SK Telecom reported a net income of 861.9 billion won (US$725.9 million) last year, [...]

SKT Eyes Cooperation with Microsoft on Xbox Game Development

SKT Eyes Cooperation with Microsoft on Xbox Game Development

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s top mobile carrier, said Wednesday it aims to expand cooperation with Microsoft Corp. on console games. SKT said it plans to support the development of games for Xbox, a home video game console manufactured by Microsoft, by boosting investment and marketing activities. To initiate [...]

SKT Forms Task Force with 5 Asian Telcos on 5G Mobile Edge Computing

SKT Forms Task Force with 5 Asian Telcos on 5G Mobile Edge Computing

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) –- SK Telecom Co. (SKT), South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, said Monday it has formed an international task force with five Asian telecommunication firms to develop 5G mobile edge computing (MEC) technologies and services. Led by SKT, Global MEC TF will be comprised of Hong Kong’s PCCW Global Ltd. and [...]