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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 [...]

SKT, Samsung Heavy Succeed in Testing 5G-based Remote Control Ship

SKT, Samsung Heavy Succeed in Testing 5G-based Remote Control Ship

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s leading telecommunications operator, and Samsung Heavy Industries Co., a major shipbuilder, said Tuesday their 5G-powered remote control ship operation test was successful. A 3.3-meter model ship made by Samsung Heavy sailed successfully in the sea near the shipbuilder’s shipyard in Geoje, South Gyeongsang Province, [...]

SKT, Statistics Agency Join Hands for Floating Population Mapping Service

SKT, Statistics Agency Join Hands for Floating Population Mapping Service

SEOUL, Dec. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., a major telecommunication company in South Korea, said Monday it has joined hands with the country’s statistics agency to offer a mobile big data-based population mapping service. The service combines mobile data collected by SKT’s base stations nationwide and Statistics Korea’s data on population and households, [...]

SK Telecom Q3 Net Dips 73.9 pct on Equity Losses

SK Telecom Q3 Net Dips 73.9 pct on Equity Losses

SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. said Thursday its third-quarter net income plunged due to equity losses of its chip-making subsidiary, while its operating profit remained mostly unchanged from the previous year. Its net income tumbled 73.9 percent to 274.4 billion won (US$236 million) in the July-September period compared with a year [...]