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Company Overview of Pantech Corp.

Company Overview

Pantech Corp. manufactures and sells various cellular telephone handsets. The company offers its products under VEGA and Pantech brand names in North America, Japan, and South Korea. Pantech Corp. was founded in 1991 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.

Pantech Building

179, Seongam-ro

Mapo-gu

Seoul,  

South Korea

Founded in 1991

Phone:

82 2 2030 0114

Key Executives for Pantech Corp.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 51
Head of Finance Team and Assistant Managing Director
Age: 45
Head of Marketing Division and Vice President
Age: 55
Head of Human General Affair and Assistant Managing Director
Age: 49
Head of Joongang Research Center
Age: 51
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Pantech Corp. Key Developments

Pantech Corp. Announces Release Vega Iron in S. Korea

Pantech Corp. announced it will roll out its latest smartphone "Vega Iron," with thinner bezels and an endless metal ring, in the country starting April 26 at the same time when Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy S4 launches. The 5-inch Vega Iron runs on the latest Android Jelly Bean platform and features a high bright in-cell display that is 5% brighter and more vivid than the existing LCD.

Pantech Corp. and ContentGuard, Inc. Enter into a Technology Collaboration Agreement for Tablets and Phones

Pantech Corp. and ContentGuard, Inc. announced that they have entered into a technology collaboration agreement focused on digital rights management technologies. Under the agreement, the parties will collaborate to enhance the content experience on Pantech phones and tablets. The agreement also provides Pantech access to ContentGuard's digital rights management (DRM) technologies for the next five years.

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