South Korea

MSIT confirms passing of 5G subscriber milestone
KT and Samsung to expand Public Safety LTE network coverage
IPTV uptake helps boost revenue, net profit for LG Uplus in 1Q19
MSIT reveals 5G uptake, base station deployment figures
SK Telecom’s fixed line unit to merge with t-broad
South Korean initial 5G coverage reportedly clustered in major cities
South Korean cellcos officially begin 5G services
South Korea’s cellcos unveil 5G tariffs ahead of launch later this week
KT and Samsung record 1Gbps 5G speeds as consumer launch approaches
KT Corp inks 5G commercial contract with Ericsson
South Korea’s 5G commercialisation facing delays
Nokia and KT to carry out 5G NFV, slicing trials
SK Telecom looking to buy second-placed cableco Tbroad
LG Uplus confirms plans to acquire majority stake in CJ Hello
LG Uplus aiming to complete 5G network rollout in major cities by end-2019
SK Telecom, Ericsson and Qualcomm demo 5G NR data call
South Koreans scrapping WiBro
South Korean 5G networks live for enterprise customers
SK Telecom and Keysight sign MoU to accelerate 5G network design, deployment
SK Broadband rolls out 1Gbps-capable commercially
LG Uplus: 5G signal to go live on 1 December
KT launches 10Gbps-capable broadband service
SKT highlights impact of IPTV revenue growth as turnover rises 0.8% q-o-q in 3Q18
SK Telecom successfully tests interoperability between multi-vendor 5G kit
SK Telecom completes 5G call using Samsung equipment
SK Telecom taps Samsung for 5G equipment
KT unveils USD20.4bn five-year 5G/new tech plan
SK Telekom, Contela, ETRI develop 5G small cells
Korean cellcos agrees to launch 5G simultaneously
MSIT announces results of 5G spectrum auction
SK Broadband implements DOCSIS 3.1
Korean mobile trio apply for 5G spectrum auction
MSIT sets 5G spectrum auction application deadline
IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest
South Korean 5G spectrum auction set for 15 June
South Korean cellcos raise concerns over plans for ‘universal fare' proposal
MSIT confirms starting prices for 3.5GHz/28GHz spectrum auction
Nokia and SKT conducting trial of advanced LTE public safety technologies
MSIT preparing to consult on plans for 5G spectrum auction
KT plans to launch commercial 5G offering in March 2019
MSIT aiming for 50% adoption rate of 10Gbps by 2022
IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest
KCC fines MNOs, retailers for subsidy violations
SKT forms task force to speed up 5G rollout
LG Uplus and Huawei complete 5G pre-commercial tests in Gangnam
SKT deploys 5G-PON for RAN
IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest
SK Telecom records significant net profit increase in 3Q17
SKT demos 3.5GHz/28GHz 5G relay repeaters as it looks to accelerate rollout
SK Telecom achieves 4.8Gbps downlink speed using new Wi-Fi tech
LG Uplus and Huawei demo 5G ‘Dual-Connectivity’ technology
SK Telecom, Samsung stage 4G, 5G interworking trial in Seoul
IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest
LG Uplus conducts 5G urban field test with Huawei
SK Telecom expands coverage of fastest mobile broadband services
Handset subsidy cap to come to an end this month
South Korean cellcos drop plans for lawsuit related to increased mobile fee discounts
South Korean cellcos considering legal action over requirement to increase discount?
KT opens up access to 100,000 Wi-Fi hotspots
SK Telecom doubles net profit in 2Q17 on equity method gain from SK Hynix
IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest
SK Telecom achieves 1Gbps speeds in trial of Licensed Assisted Access with Ericsson
IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest
SK Telecom demos 5G trial network using 3.5Hz spectrum
Plans to discontinue South Korea’s basic telecom fee stall
Sprint and Samsung partner for Massive MIMO trial in South Korea
South Korean government pushing operators, MSIP to reduce costs for customers
Vodafone Group and LG Uplus ink strategic partnership agreement
SK Telecom launches commercial five-band CA LTE-A Pro service
South Korean court rules in favour of subsidy cap legislation
Ericsson offers update on KT’s trial 5G network project
SK Telecom and LG Uplus publish first quarter financials
IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly update
SK Broadband says will invest USD4.3 billion over next five years
Midweek M2M: IoT and machine-to-machine developments
SK Broadband utilises Huawei’s Flex-PON Solution to provide gigabit access
SK Telecom trials five-band carrier aggregation with Samsung
SKT and Huawei deploy 200G ASON backbone commercial network
DT, Ericsson and SK Telecom demo intercontinental 5G trial network
SKT, Ericsson and BMW claim new world record speed in vehicular 5G trials
SK Telecom revenues flat in 2016, net profit boosted by POSCO, LOEN stake sales
Korean ministry looks to boost 5G bandwidth
Juniper Networks rolls out carrier-grade routing solution for LG Uplus
M2M Monthly: a guide to recent machine-to-machine and IoT developments
SKT, Ericsson and Qualcomm to collaborate on 5G NR trials
M2M Monthly: a guide to recent machine-to-machine and IoT developments
KT aims to roll out 5G trial network by September 2017
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
KCC levies record fines on SKT, KT and LG Uplus over illegal bundle promotions
LG Uplus, Huawei complete 5G full-scenario test
SKT, Ericsson, BMW carry out first multi-vehicular 5G trials
M2M Monthly: a guide to recent machine-to-machine and IoT developments
KT aims to commercialise 5G by 2019
LG Uplus records marginal revenue growth in 3Q16
SK Telecom and KT Corp both boost LTE subscriber numbers in 3Q16
SK Broadband and Nokia achieve 52.5Gbps speeds over fibre in Seoul
SKT and Qualcomm conduct LAA/eLAA over-the-air trial
KT and Huawei to construct flexible and efficient unified transport network
SKT, Nokia implement ‘world first’ commercial Cloud RAN
KCC fines LG Uplus for sale of corporate handsets to ineligible users
SKT and Nokia unveil portable PS-LTE network
LG Uplus reports revenue, net income growth in 2Q16
FTC reconfirms opposition to SKT’s bid for CJ HelloVision, citing competition concerns
SKT completes nationwide LoRaWAN/LTE-M deployments
FTC claims SK Telecom’s planned acquisition of CJ HelloVision will hinder competition
SK Telecom and Ericsson demo 5G Software-Defined Telecommunications Infrastructure
LG Uplus demos solar-powered LTE base station in Daegwallyeong
KT unveils technology enabling 1Gbps speeds over two-pair cable networks
KT completes trial operation of PS-LTE infrastructure
SKT, Samsung building nationwide LoRaWAN IoT network
SK Telecom outlines plans to boost mobile broadband speeds
SKT, KT and LG Uplus all bag new spectrum as auction concludes
LG Uplus improves profitability in 1Q16 on lower expenses, increased revenues
South Korean cellcos submit applications to take part in spectrum auction
KT, NEC confirm successful 5G backhaul solution test utilising E-band spectrum
FTC’s decision on SK Broadband, CJ HelloVision deal not expected until late April
SK Telecom completes 5G field trial
Concerns raised by South Korean cellcos over pricing for spectrum in upcoming auction
CJ Hellovision shareholders approve SK Telecom merger
MSIP to hold off on inviting new applications for fourth mobile licence
5G Open Trial Specification Alliance formed to develop 5G trial specs
KT on target to offer 5G at Winter Olympics in 2018
LG Uplus launches 1Gbps service in Seoul
MSIP rejects all three would-be MNO applicants
KT swings to net profit in FY15 on cost savings
KT, Nokia conduct eMTC (LTE-M) field trial
MSIP to assess candidates for possible fourth mobile licence next week
Nokia Networks and SK Telecom demo TD-LTE-A 3x CA with 256 QAM
LG Uplus claims SKT’s planned acquisition of CJ HelloVision stake is ‘illegal’
KT and LG Uplus to jointly oppose SKT’s planned acquisition of CJ HelloVision
South Korean telcos sign cross-carrier VoLTE agreement
SK Telecom reports lower revenue, net profit in 3Q15; announces CJ HelloVision acquisition
SKT and Nokia Networks record 19.1Gbps over the air speed in joint 5G trial
DASAN Networks launches to accelerate gigabit services
Unicom and SKT ink MoU
NTT DOCOMO launches international VoLTE roaming in South Korea
LG Uplus and Ericsson sign 5G, IoT partnership deal
Netflix continues Asian push; targets Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan for early 2016
SKT and LG Uplus face seven-day business suspensions in October
SK Telecom and Samsung Electronics finish building system to verify mmWave technologies
SKT upgrading network with Ciena’s Advanced Packet Optical Platform
BICS announces first end-to-end VoLTE call between Asia and Europe
KT and NEC to partner on 5G network technology development
Ahoy there! SK Telecom unveils LTE-Maritime pilot plans
South Korean trio publish quarterly financials
LG Uplus, Huawei sign 5G development MoU
KT's GiGA Wire technology adopted as a standard by ITU-T
South Korea to accept applications for fourth MNO licence in August 2015
KT offers gigabyte download speeds with introduction of GiGA LTE service
SKT develops MU-MIMO triple Wi-Fi speeds; KT expands paid-for Wi-Fi
LG Uplus introduces new technology to boost LTE coverage in blind spots
Ericsson signs MoU with KT for IoT collaboration
SKT and Google augment reality together
South Korea to licence fourth mobile network operator
LG Uplus launches VoLTE roaming using Syniverse’s IPX network
KT and Alca-Lu ink collaboration deal aimed at advancing 5G development
LG Uplus demonstrates LTE-U technology, records 600Mbps downlink speeds
LG Uplus reports operating profit growth as it reduces expenses
KCC’s delay in confirming date for SKT’s business suspension raises questions
LG Uplus and KDDI launch enable VoLTE roaming service
KCC board member criticises increased subsidy limit, discount charge
LG Uplus looking to cut investment in tri-band LTE-A
SK Telecom handed business suspension for offering illegal subsidies
SK Telecom facing further disciplinary action from KCC over alleged illegal subsidies
SK Telecom outlines plans to acquire remaining shares in SK Broadband
South Korean mobile operators penalised again by KCC
South Korea expected to launch 700MHz spectrum auction by end-2015
SKT inks deals with Taiwan Mobile, Skytel and Nokia Networks
SKT and Nokia Networks achieve 600Mbps downlink rate using 4X4 MIMO technology
SKT, Samsung demoing 7.55Gbps mobile data speeds
SKT contracts Samsung as vendor for nationwide mobile IoT network
Pay-TV services boost total operating revenues for SK Broadband in 2014
SKT and Nokia Networks partner on commercialisation of eICIC technology
Court orders SKT to halt adverts claiming first commercialisation of tri-band LTE-A
LG Uplus reports lower turnover in 2014 as revenue from handset sales declines
SKT facing regulatory investigation over allegations of illegal subsidies at some retailers
Nokia, SKT expand 5G collaboration
KT and Nokia Networks trials ‘4T4R’ technology
MSIP claims bill capping subsidies has increased number of customers on lower-cost tariffs
SK Telecom introduces tri-band LTE-A commercially
KEPCO offers up remaining LG Uplus shares
South Korea’s antitrust watchdog fines KT Corp and LG Uplus over corporate messaging price cuts
LG Uplus trials Nokia Networks’ Intelligent Network Platform in live LTE network
LG Uplus reports lower turnover in 3Q14 as handset revenues decline
KCC urges consumer patience over subsidy act
SKT, KT and LG Uplus reduce new mobile customer registration charges
South Korean cellcos fined again for breaking subsidy rules
KEPCO divests part of LG Uplus stake
KCC mulling new requirement for operators to disclose full details of subsidies
KT post a net loss in 2Q14 on the back of increased operating costs
MSIP publishes data on South Korean operator’s LTE base stations
KCC to alter subsidy limits with introduction of flexible cap
Ericsson achieves 5Gbps in early 5G tests
SK Telecom introducing 225Mbps LTE-A this week
EC’s Neelie Kroes signs ‘landmark’ 5G cooperation deal with South Korea
KT and China Mobile claim world first for cross-border VoLTE roaming
KCC set to impose another new subscriber ban on SKT and LG Uplus
KT Corp and Fon ink global Wi-Fi deal
KT to spend KRW4.5tn creating ‘GiGatopia’
SK Telecom starts deploying base stations for LTE in 2100MHz band
SK Telecom records net profit drop in 1Q14 on increased marketing expenses
LG Uplus’ net profit slumps in 1Q14 as marketing costs rise
South Korean cellcos agree registration shutdown policy with KCC
LG Uplus inks deal with Huawei for deployment of OTN for LTE-A CPRI backhaul
SKT to boost LTE upload speeds with Uplink CoMP technology
KMI lodges mobile licence application for a sixth time – proposes October 2015 launch
South Korea’s mobile operators establish surveillance team to tackle subsidies issue
KCC issues further sign-up bans, levies financial penalties for subsidy
South Korean mobile operators banned from new sign-ups for 45 days
South Korean minister threatens cellcos with stronger action over continued use of subsidies
MWC: SK Telecom achieves 450Mbps speeds in three-band CA LTE-A test
NSN confirms successful demo of TDD-FDD carrier aggregation with KT and SKT
SK Telecom details plans to enhance LTE and LTE-A infrastructure
LG Uplus implements tri-band multicarrier system
SK Broadband reports revenue, profit increases on IPTV subscriber growth
South Korean duo report financial results for 2013
KT Corp reports an 83.6% drop in net profit in 2013
Ministry outlines USD1.5bn 5G investment plan
SKT and LG Uplus outline plans for deployment of 3band LTE-Advanced technology
SK Telecom inks deal to share LTE knowledge with China Telecom Corporation
KT enables higher LTE-A speeds in Seoul
MSIP details plans to increase spectrum available for mobile network operators
SingTel Mobile to offer customers 4G data roaming in six Asian countries
SK Broadband utilising ARRIS’ E6000 Converged Edge Router to enable 1Gbps service
NTT DOCOMO extends tie-up with China Mobile and KT Corp
China Mobile, Huawei and SKT demonstrate international VoLTE
KT aims to complete nationwide LTE-A rollout by end-2013
KT, NTT DOCOMO launch auto Wi-Fi EAP-based roaming
KMI launches another mobile licence bid
KT net income tumbles in 3Q13 as fixed and wireless revenues decline
KCC set to penalise LG Uplus over excessive subsidies?
LG Uplus records revenue increase as LTE subs continue to climb
KMI aiming to bid for mobile concession again?
SK Telecom enhances LTE network with rollout of services using 1800MHz band
Korean ministry agrees plan for MVNO to offer services via post offices
Korea’s KT to deploy Pacific submarine cable linking Asia with the US
Alcatel-Lucent to roll out IP-based mobile backhaul network for SK Telecom
SKT details plans for LTE, LTE-A network expansion and enhancements
KT and SKT bag 1800MHz spectrum as LG Uplus acquires 2.6GHz frequencies
South Korea removes foreign investment cap for smaller telecoms operators
SKT posts revenue increase on continued LTE uptake
Handset sale slump sees LG Uplus report y-o-y decline in revenues for 2Q13
SK Telecom aims to bring LTE-A service to 84 cities
KCC fines operators for higher-than-allowed subsidies
LG Uplus introduces LTE-A commercial services
South Korea to extend free Wi-Fi service nationwide
SK Telecom’s LTE-A hits 150,000 subs in two weeks
Globe Telecom selects Aicent to provide LTE roaming with SKT
SK Telecom inaugurates commercial LTE-A network
KT sets aside KRW3tn for network investment
KCC to launch another investigation into subsidies
Rwanda signs 4G LTE deal with KT Corp
South Korean MVNOs’ services to be sold via Korea Post
South Korean duo release first-quarter results
LG Uplus returns to profit in 1Q13 as revenues rise
South Korean cellcos ordered to halt sign-up fees by 2015
SK Telecom surpasses 10m LTE subscriber milestone
LTE subscriptions in South Korea top 20 million
SKT to launch commercial LTE-Advanced in September 2013?
SKT signs LTE-A MOU with Ericsson
Plans to reassign part of KCC’s mandate meet with opposition
LTE uptake bolsters SKT’s annual turnover
KCC turns down bids from two companies for new mobile operator licence
KT posts revenue growth but higher costs hit profits
KCC considering further penalties as cellcos continue to offer high handset subsidies
KCC to focus on regulation as part of government restructuring
KCC examining removal of mobile connection fees
KT claims LG Uplus is still taking on new customers despite ban
SKT boosts capacity with help from NSN
SKT hits target of seven million LTE subscribers by end-2012
South Korean cellcos look to deploy LTE on the Liancourt Rocks
Alca-Lu deploys IP/MPLS technology for LG Uplus
KT posts strong growth in net profit in 3Q12
LTE marketing expenses push LG Uplus to net loss in 2Q12
DoCoMo and KT collaborate on cross-border mobile money service
SK boosts backhaul with Alca-Lu
SKT reaches five million LTE users
LG Uplus inaugurates commercial VoLTE service
SKT launches commercial VoLTE service
KT’s net profit slumps amid LTE network rollout costs and increased marketing expenses
Revenue and profit increase for SK Broadband in 2Q12
Increased 4G investment and higher marketing costs push LG Uplus to net loss in 2Q12
KT aiming for VoLTE launch in October 2012
KT Corp seeks international expansion
KCC decision to allow cellco’s to charge for access to mVoIP riles consumers
SKT plans launch of commercial VoLTE service in September 2012
SKT hits three million LTE subs as KT passes the million mark
South Korean cellcos balk at Kakao Talk’s mobile VoIP offering
SKT unveils trials of multi-carrier LTE technology
LG Uplus records 61% drop in net profit in 1Q12 as operating expenses rise
KT posts better than expected net profit
SKT inks LTE deal with Ericsson
KT confirms that its LTE services are now available nationwide
LG Uplus completes nationwide LTE rollout
South Korean watchdog issues fines for price rigging
LG Uplus eyes voice-over-LTE launch in October 2012
KT showcases LTE femtocells
South Korean cellcos up investment in 2011
KT’s fourth quarter results bolstered by one-off real estate sale
Q4 net profit down 61% at SK Telecom
Telkom, KT to finalise potential JV findings in a few weeks
LG Uplus outlines plans for increased LTE investment
KT inks LTE rollout deal with NSN
Korean smartphone users favour internet and apps over calls and texts
SKT reveals new technology allowing simultaneous use of two mobile networks
KT finally begins introduction of commercial LTE services
SKT LTE subscriber base passes 500,000
KCC rejects would-be WiBro player applications
2G or not 2G; Korean courts orders KT to continue service
IST and KMI target WiBro launch
KT 2G subscribers launch class-action suit over network switch-off
LG Uplus confirms LTE network expansion/development plans
KCC approves KT’s 2G switch-off plan
Strong demand for LTE prompts SKT to push up rollout plans
KT’s third quarter net profit falls amid lower interconnection revenues, new discount plans
SKT’s third quarter profit slumps following tariff cuts
KT Corp and CJ Hello Vision strike MVNO deal
KCC halts SKT’s plans to introduce LTE-enabled smartphones
SKT emerges as winner in race for 1800MHz spectrum
LG Uplus takes 2.1GHz frequencies
KT confirms basic monthly mobile fee cut from October 2011
KT’s 2Q11 net profit flat as operating expenses rise
Smartphone sales boost SKT’s second-quarter profit
South Korean cellcos submit bids for extra spectrum
KT resubmits 2G switch-off plan to KCC
Korean SME organisation unveils plans to apply for wireless licence
Korean cellcos to partner for Wi-Fi rollout
VoIP passes 10m subscriber mark
SKT and LG Uplus inaugurate commercial LTE services
KT targets November LTE launch in Seoul
KCC may look to hold back launch of MVNOs linked to existing mobile operators
KCC defers KT plans to halt 2G service
KCC bars SKT and KT from ‘fully participating’ in spectrum auction
KCC aims to net KRW1.15 trillion from mobile spectrum auction
SKT ask KCC to study KT, LG Uplus marketing activity
SKT inks network capacity upgrade deal with NSN
SKT leads the way on basic service fee cuts
KCC to decide on mobile tariff cuts this month
KT points to increased smartphone subs as 1Q revenues, profit rise
SKT posts revenue, operating income growth as smartphone subscriber numbers rise
LG Uplus brings forward date for LTE network rollout completion
SKT outlines plans for LTE introduction
KCC mulling free texts to help curb mobile bills
South Korean mobile operators reapply for spectrum; outline plans for its use
KCC reveals would-be fourth player has failed to pass pre-licensing evaluation
KT’s 4Q net profit dampened by increased marketing, goods costs
SKT details 4G network rollout plans
SKT 4Q and FY net profit, revenues up after increased demand from smartphone users
KT aims for revenues of KRW20.5 trillion in 2011
DoCoMo, China Mobile, KT Corp mull joint business opportunities
South Korean operators look towards 4G; SKT, LG to launch LTE by 3Q 2011
LG Uplus to expand Wi-Fi network
KCC agrees wholesale pricing guidelines for MVNOs
KT to undertake IT platform transformation project
KT reports revenue, operating income growth in 3Q 2010
SKT reports drop in net profit as CAPEX, marketing costs rise
Samsung to demonstrate WiMAX 2
KT set to offer unlimited data to higher-spending subscribers
SK Telecom selects Alca-Lu’s optical backhaul to improve mobile data services
KT to intro Wi-Fi on subway trains
KT inks South Korea’s first MVNO deals
Operating profit, revenue rise for KT in 2Q 2010
SK Telecom 2Q10 net income up as wireless internet revenues climb
KT to spend KRW5.1 trillion on network upgrades
SKT to enhance 3G network; LTE launch set for 2011
LG Uplus sets out financial, operational aims
LG Telecom shareholders okay renaming
Etisalat, KT forge cooperation deal
KT to introduce per-second billing in December 2010
KT first-quarter net profit up 166.9%
Increased marketing costs hit SKT’s first-quarter operating profit
KT and Intel ink MOU on WiBro
Datacraft completes network upgrade for SK Broadband
South Korean cellcos to limit marketing costs
South Korea to allow MVNOs
SKT to introduce per-second billing
KCC to extend lifespan, remit of Korea IT Fund
KT and SKT to up WiBro investment
LGT reveals net profit boost in 4Q 2009
KT reveals 4Q net loss on back of job cuts
SKT posts 3.7% y-o-y increase in revenue for 2009
LGT to limit customer subsidies
NTT DoCoMo ups KT stake to 5.46%
KCC gives nod to merger of LG trio
LG telecom units gain antitrust approval for merger plans
LG Group shareholders approve tie-up plans
KCC orders SKT to interconnect 3G network with KT
First South Korean MVNO due early 2010?
SKT and KT respond to KCC’s WiBro investment claims
KT reports 3Q operating profit drop as revenue falters
KCC unveils plans to boost WiBro sector
SKT says it has no plans to merge with SKB as 3Q net income rises 25%
SKT reveals details of FMS service
Mixed 3Q net profit fortunes as LG Dacom reports 3.2% rise, while LG Powercom slumps 54%
LGT reports second consecutive quarterly profit decline
LG Telecom board agrees to Dacom, Powercom merger
LG planning to consolidate South Korean telecoms units
Investment in WiBro and IPTV below promised levels
KT Corp introduces single local and long-distance call rate
South Korean regulator aims for increased fixed-rate wireless internet take-up
SKB bags approval to take over SK Networks’ VoIP subscribers
KCC unveils mobile call cut proposals
KCC echoes government calls for 20% mobile voice calls cut
KCC calls for mobile rate cuts; may consider allowing MVNOs
LG Dacom 2Q net profit surges 78%
More, more and thrice more
Increased marketing costs lead to LGT’s biggest profit decline in six quarters
SKT reports increased advertising costs as operating profits slips
Ericsson clarifies South Korean investment plans
Ericsson to expand research in South Korea
KT Corp has high hopes for the future
LG Group targets 14 million subscribers by end-2009
South Korean bourse calls for verification of LG Dacom, LG Powercom merger plans
SKT net profit below forecasts as non-operating expenses rise
South Korean duo report first quarter results
SKT chief executive reveals USD2.2 billion investment pot
SK Broadband and Alcatel-Lucent ink IPTV deal
VoIP booming in South Korea
KCC gives go ahead for KT and KTF merger
KT expects KTF merger to boost sales, lower costs
South Korea’s FTC approves KT/KTF merger
KT rivals demand network separation as merger precondition
SK Broadband reports 4Q, full year loss on back of increased costs, subscriber losses
SK Telecom and Sable Networks sign converged network deal
South Korea to invest in fixed line broadband infrastructure; targets 1Gbps speeds by 2012
KTF profits surge up by 92% year-on-year for 4Q 2008
SK Telecom’s net profit surges while KT reports net loss for 4Q
LG Dacom reports 35% drop in net profit year-on-year for 4Q
SK Telecom calls for government rejection of KT/KTF merger
KT board approves KTF merger plans
South Korean government to invest in telecoms industry
KT and KTF merger could be completed in 1H 2009
SK Broadband and LG Dacom line up new IPTV services for 2009
SKT-led consortium bags military network contract
LG Telecom sets 4G target date of 2013
LG Powercom opts for Ubiquoss FTTx solutions
SK Broadband and Symmetricom ink DTI server deal
Korean telcos mulling budget cuts for 2009
VoIP number portability introduced in South Korea
KT Corp net profit down 37% in 3Q
Profits slump for SKT in 3Q; KTF reports 17% net profit rise
LG Dacom posts strong 3Q results; VoIP revenue growth a strong contributor
KCC pushes for higher guaranteed broadband speeds
LG Dacom reaches one million VoIP subscribers
Hanaro Telecom becomes SK Broadband
IPTV launch may be delayed by KT Corp
KT to invest USD1.5 billion in IPTV; expects to break even by 2011
VoIP number portability due next month
KCC to allow voice calls over WiBro
KT, Hanaro and LG Dacom grab IPTV licences
LG Powercom eyeing December for planned IPO
More operators to face investigation over customer information leaks
Hanaro Telecom selects Corrigent for IPTV infrastructure
KCC bans KT and LG from signing up new customers
SKT raises funds for service improvement in 2008
KCC reports South Korean mobile statistics
KCC details real-time IPTV plans
KCC announces IPTV project
Hanaro Telecom reports further losses in 2Q
FTTH services reach one million subscribers for KT
KT Corp sees net income drop 30% year-on-year
SK Telecom must share ‘golden’ bandwidth with rivals
SK Telecom reports 26% net income drop for 2Q
KT considering merger possibilities for KTF
KCC delays decision for bandwidth sharing
Hanarotelecom barred from signing up new customers
Broadband subscriber base passes 15 million mark
SKT objects to alleged subscriber data leak
Hanaro posts 1Q revenues of KRW493 billion
KT reports 60% fall in net profit in 1Q
SK Telecom: Q1 profit dips 3%
LG Powercomm: million subs to 100Mbps
KT and KTF reopen talks of a merger.
Hanaro reports record revenues in 2007
KTF reports 6.7% jump in revenues, but profit falls by 40%
SK Telecom gets green light for Hanarotelecom purchase
SKT reports major Q4 profit hit
KT stock rises on wireless takeover rumour
KT Freetel profit dips again
Onse Telecom to launch MVNO operation
KT Corp 2007 profit falls 22%
LG Group members oppose SKT takeover of Hanaro Telecom
SKT adds most new new additions in December
Pohang City: a mobile WiMAX town
Hanaro Telecom selects Alca-Lu’s GPON FTTH solution
SKT agrees USD1.18 billion pricetag for Hanaro
Sales boom in May for LG
SK Telecom named ‘preferred bidder’ for Hanaro
Rumour: Macquarie fails in Hanaro bid. SKT steps up
Aussies win Hanarotelecom stake - report
KTF profit hurts as marketing costs keep rising
SK Telecom reports 70% hike in Q3 net income
Alca-Lu wins upgrade contract from SK Telecom
Hanaro Telecom claims world's largest deployment of 100Mbps network
KTF boasts two million 3.5G users
Taihan Electric joins Onse consortium in race for Hanaro
Private equity groups vie for Hanaro
SK Telecom records modest profit growth
Five shortlisted for Hanaro stake
Surging marketing costs hurt KTF 2Q results
Hanaro Telecom prelim bid draws a blank
DoCoMo, KTF team up to buy 3G/HSDPA data terminal
Hanaro Telecom selects Alcatel-Lucent’s optical solution to enhance network capacity
AIG-Newbridge consortium in talks to sell stake in Hanaro
LG Dacom not interested in Hanaro Telecom
Goldman Sachs to manage sale of hanarotelecom
SK Telecom Q1 profit flat despite higher costs
LG Dacom's Q1 earnings climb 20%
KTF's Q1 net profit plummets 38% on higher marketing spending
KTF leads HSDPA race
SKT launches nationwide HSDPA services
KTF leads Korea's HSDPA market
WiMAX snubbed by users
SK Telecom plans to launch nationwide HSDPA service in March
South Korea is censoring the web, says North
SKT earnings disappoint
SK Telecom offers mobile VoD
SK Telecom wins race to sign up the most customers in December
KTF to invest KRW1.2 trillion next year
KT Corp to build trans-Pacific undersea cable
SK Telecom plans USD260m HSDPA investment
KT contracts Alcatel-Lucent for network upgrade
SKT to give WiBro a KRW117 billion boost
South Korea signs up 40 million mobile users
KT Corp trials IPTV
HSDPA users reach 110,000, papers say
LG fined for illegal handset subsidies
hanarotelecom losses widen on the back of VoD start-up costs
KT surprises with small profit on the back of cost cuts
Watchdog to gather volunteers to monitor broadband speeds
Hanaro agrees to acquire Onse broadband subs
SKT betters expectations with 13% op profit growth, but net down 22%
Hanaro upgrades with Alcatel
LGT revenues and net profit up, but EBITDA and op. profit down
Lucent to provide OXC systems for SKT backbone
KTF plans USD160m share buyback
LGT plans EV-DO Rev. A tests ahead of commercial launch in 1H07
SK mobile subs near 40 million mark
KTF cuts FY earnings forecast as competition heats up
SKT signing up 7.5 WiBro users a month, papers say
SKT ups HSDPA investment
DACOM and Powercomm to take LG prefix
Hanaro narrows losses
KT profits jump, but revenues slide as competition increases
LGT swings to 2Q net loss as competition takes its toll
SKT profits follow KTF down as price war hits 2Q financials
Competition hits KTF profits
MIC demands USD109 million 3G spectrum fees from LGT
Powercomm growth propels DACOM profits
LGT’s Nam Yong is gone; Jung Il Jae says: ‘Hey!’
Broadband subs hit 12.8m
Ministry confirms cancellation of LGT’s 3G licence; wants CEO’s head on a stick
SK Telecom to invest USD200m+ in wireless in 2H2006
LG Telecom loses its 3G licence
Hanaro to launch VoD
LGT abandons IMT-2000 spectrum; regulator mulls licence revocation
KTF launches HSDPA
LGT postpones PTT launch
World gets first WiBro services
Watchdog hands down record penalties for continued handset subsidisation
China Mobile outstrips Unicom; SKT confirms Unicom investment desire
LG pulls out of KTF handset vendor purchase
KT introduces Korea to BlackBerry
LGT to launch PTTin 2H06
Another day, another fine for Korea’s cellcos
SKT lights HSDPA network
SKT launches first HSDPA handset
LGT could lose 3G licence over latest launch delays
Hanaro slips to loss in 1Q
SK Telecom teams up with Warner for music venture
KT beats expectations in 1Q, but FY outlook remains bleak
DACOM revenues up 8% in 1Q
SK profit falls 8.5% in 1Q
LGT profits break records
KTF raises capex on the back of increased W-CDMA investment
When will they ever learn? SK cellcos face more fines for handset subsidies
3G number portability introduced
KTF wants to offer higher subsidies to higher revenue customers
DACOM looks to converged services to boost revenues, cut debt
More than half a million new mobile subs in 1Q
SK handset subsidisation introduced Monday
Hanaro US investors to sell up?
LG to acquire handset business of KTF
Cablecos eye broadband market
Cellcos fined for offering handset subsidies
SKT signs USD20 million backbone contract
Hanaro profits plummet
KTF teams up with Openwave for HSDPA browser
Hanaro acquires Celrun TV to ramp up IP VoD offerings
KT profits nosedive as fines take their toll
Record year for South Korea's Dacom
LGT scraps CID finally
KT to up KTF stake
KTF’s results disappoint
DACOM upgrades IP services
LGT posts near ten-fold increase in profits, but refuses to slash CID charges
SKT beats 4Q expectations
LGT in trouble for illegal subsidising
LG makes caller ID gratis
Hanaro CEO rubbishes sale talk
LG ends year with 6.5 million users, targets eight million by 2008
SKT to launch TDMB mobile TV in two months (or three)
SK announces WiMAX development deal
SKT scraps caller ID charge
Korean steelmaker offloads SKT stake
DoCoMo to take 10% stake in KT Freetel
Info minister urges internet TV launch
KT Corp to invest USD2.9 billion in 2006
DoCoMo to buy KTF stake?
KT Corp and Alcatel team up for WiBro
KT fined for violating telecoms law
KTF secret incentives discovered
SKT expands 3G roaming
DMB phones to increase in South Korea
KT to launch commercial WiBro by June 2006
Korea/UK to test mobile TV service
Government expects eight to nine million WiBro users by 2007
Rise in profit for KT Corp
Handset sales recover in October
LG and KDDI to launch EV-DO Rev. A networks
Q3 income up for LG Telecom
KT contracts Lucent for VoIP
KTF wants to increase global sales
SKT earnings up 48.6%
Government relaxes handset subsidy ban
SKT fined KRW1.5 billion
Pantech to supply 500,000 handsets to América Móvil
SKT charges highest rates
KT Corp begins trial of converged network
KTF introduces W-CDMA smart card
SKT adds 94,829 users in September
SKT contracts LF and Nortel for wireless broadband
Countries launch joint 3G project
North and South Korea sign mobile pact
Hanaro/Thrunet merger to be approved by end-year
SKT to invest in W-CDMA in 2006
SKT may buy Tata stake
Mobile bills to be cut?
SKT to pay KRW500 billion to suppliers
Telcos fined USD25 million
Hanaro to merge Thrunet
BT sells LG stake; regulator pressures cellcos
South Korea signs mobile TV deal with Mexico
KT to invest KRW10.4 trillion by 2010
SKT raided in price fixing investigation
Hanaro to cut workforce
Government fines SKT & KTF
LG to increase 3G sales by 58%
Hanaro to offer VoIP to enterprises
Mobile subscribers grow to 37.8 million
No more mobile TV for drivers
3 megapixel camera phone launched
KT CEO wants more growth
KT Corp falls short of Wi-Fi target
Hanaro posts USD32.6 million loss for Q2
SKT hopes S-DMB will boost revenues
LG, Nortel to sign joint venture
KTF to double data revenue share
KT earnings rise 14%
SK Corp sells SKT shares
SKT loses market share
132% rise in profits for LG Telecom
SKT 2Q profits surge 56% thanks to lower marketing costs
North and South connect fibre-optic link
Government expects WiBro to take off
First GPON set up
Hanaro and KT fined
SKT rating upgraded to A2
SKT, KTF sign pact for HSDPA network
T. On Telecom contracts Nokia for TETRA terminals
KT Corp to trial WiBro in 2006
SKT to invest USD152 in network upgrade
Internet addiction hits South Korea
DoCoMo could buy stake in KTF
SKT cut to equal weight; SK may sell SKT stake
Operators look to Bluetooth
WiMAX comes to South Korea
KT Corp CEO to resign
Pair lead Asia in mobile broadcasting
LG and DoCoMo join forces to develop handset
Investigation finds North Korea blocks international lines
SKT’s fines reach KRW90.7 billion
SKT launched roaming in Japan
KT looks for new CEO
Hanaro cuts Thrunet bid
Samsung and Texas to launch mobile digital TV
Vodafone KK to offer W-CDMA roaming in Korea
KT to appeal against fine
WiBro goes global
SKT raises 3G handset subsidies
New WiBro operator for South Korea?
KT contracts Sun for broadband rollout
TU Media launches 'TV on your palm'
Hanaro reports fall in Q1 profit
SKT fined again
MIC fines total KRW160 billion since 2000
Pantech buys SKT handset unit
KT to invest in WiBro
SKT mulls handset unit sale
TU Media launches satellite broadcasting to mobiles
Hanaro board decides to give up WiBro licence
Subscriber growth boosts LG profit
KTF reports promising results
Hanaro to give up WiBro licence?
SKT to invest USD150 million in Vietnam
LG phone sales drop in Q1
KT Corp looking for investment from DT
Lower chip prices drive Samsung profits down 52%
Mobile users to get free TV
SKT and KTF cut rates
MIC to cut 3G video call rates
Regulators clash over IP-based TV
Operators to push home-grown internet standard
Government cracks down on spam
Korea to launch direct telephone service
Operators face fines over price fixing charges
LG awaits its fate
Telcos fined for unfair marketing
Mobile sales to hit KRW20 trillion by 2009
SKT and KTF to expand networks to islets
Samsung one step ahead
KT to upgrade networks in four cities
LG’s future for 3G looks bleak
LG looks to expand handset sales this year
Hanaro reports first profit
LG Group could sell telecoms units
SKT looks for expansion opportunities
Government says no to web-based TV
Watchdog bares teeth: fines cellcos over illegal subsidies
Rising marketing costs hit SK telecom’s bottom line
LG Electronics back in black on record handset sales
Regulator fines LG over handset subsidies
Nortel and LG to cooperate in South Korea
Government awards WiBro licences
LG seeks legal action against SK Telecom
Mobile TV trials started
TU Media set to launch world’s first DMB service
Hanaro outbids Dacom for Thrunet
Battle for Thrunet hots up
Samsung leapfrogs Motorola to become number two handset maker
Battle for Thrunet hots up
Dual-band phones to provide W-CDMA boost
Third quarter profits: what KT did next
KT catering to wireless internet demand
SKT’s mobile TV launch delayed
Ninth consecutive profit decline for KT Freetel, despite rising sales
Handset sales drive up LG profits
DoCoMo and SKT announce m-banking venture
CDMA source code issue rumbles on
Hyundai launches GSM handset range
LG and Nortel to set up joint venture
The chips are down?
Telecoms markets approaching saturation
Regulator to impose more rules on SKT
LG launches auto navigation
KT Corp lining up Tata bid?
New handsets give hint towards leading vendors’ 2005 strategies
LG inks supply deal with Orange
Two million users switch provider under MNP
SK Telecom reports three million EV-DO subscribers
Samsung striving for number two spot
Hanaro Telecom enters the black
Profit slows for KT Corp
Marketing costs hurt LG
SKT reports first quarterly profit drop in nearly two years
LG reports 89% rise in sales despite Nokia price challenge
cdma users top 30 million
Samsung sells record number of handsets, but margins fall
MNP begins to take effect
SK Group plans USD8.6 billion investment
Telus extends bid for Microcell
MIC plans Wi-Bro launch
Government penalises cellcos over handset subsidies
LG Telecom pilots 1xEV-DV
KT mulls volume-based broadband billing
SKT fined for handset subsidies
SK Telecom awards USD120 million contract to IBM
LG planning big investments
Broadband slowdown hits KT’s bottom line
SK Telecom reports flat profits
Hutchison to offer Samsung 3G handsets
Carlyle looks to link up with LG
Cellcos implore government to censure SKT for subsidy violations
SKT defection slowing
LG launching healthy phones
SK Telecom’s market share continues to slide
New Message Waiting - You’re Fired!
SKT three resign
LG reports record handset sales
SK Telecom selects Gemplus for 3G SIM cards
Government caught up in phone tapping scandal
SK benefits from wireless internet boom; LG looks to 2004
SK’s subscriber exodus continues
KTF’s bottom line affected by mobile price cuts
Samsung bags SK deal
SKT haemorrhages 120,000 customers in ten days
SK Telecom begins playing hardball in new era of number portability
SK Telecom to launch 3G on 29 December
Hanaro and LG to battle it out for Thrunet
CDMA wire-tapping debate, who’s listening?
Public and private sector to jointly invest in broadband super highway
KT aims for a profit jump and shareholder dividends in 2004
SKT reconsiders 3G standards
KT feels effects of job cuts
Subscriber growth and high data revenues help SK Telecom beat expectations
AIG-led bid gets the nod on Hanaro - at last
Samsung riding the crest of a wave
Hanaro highlights takeover targets
LG and Carlyle launch last minute bid for Hanaro
Does your phone come with a credit limit? It soon will...
KT Corp culls workforce
LG looks abroad for Hanaro investors
LG to secure war chest prior to Hanaro takeover bid
LG points the way to Mecca
AIG gains upper hand in battle for Hanaro
Lucent to build out DWDM backbone for Dacom
Hanaro on the brink as AIG bid divides shareholders
Equipment contract news: Lucent gets USD80 million KTF 3G contract
KT Corp’s Q2 profits fall as DSL market approaches saturation
LG threatens to pull out of telecoms if Hanaro bid fails
Samsung misses 2Q targets, but remains upbeat
DACOM and Hanaro in hunt for Thrunet
SK Telecom moves into the pest control business
Samsung embarrassed by own technology
Hanaro rejects AIG offer
LG Group to foil US consortium’s bid for Hanaro
Hanaro board asks for more time to consider foreign investment
SK Group executives convicted of fraud
KT Corp and Alcatel ink multimillion satellite contract
SK Telecom looking to buy back shares
Internet users boost SK Telecom’s first quarter results
KT Freetel profits in free-fall
Smaller players near collapse in S.Korea’s competitive markets
SK Telecom seeks to reassure
LG launches holding company to tackle crackdown on the chaebol
DACOM blames internet subsidiaries for Q4 losses
KT Corp reports growth in profit and market share
SK Telecom attempts to allay investor fears
SK Telecom posts unexpected loss
Hanaro backs out of Thrunet deal
Korea Telecom to merge its 2G and 3G units