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90 Bulljeong-ro

Bundang-gu

Seongnam, 463-711

South Korea

Phone: 82 3 1727 0114

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KT Corporation provides telecommunications services in Korea. As an integrated telecommunications service provider, the company’s principal services include mobile telecommunications services; telephone services, including local, domestic long-distance and international long-distance fixed-line and VoIP telephone services and interconnection services to other telecommunications companies; broadband Internet access service and other Internet-related services, including IP-TV services; credit card processing and other financial services through KT Capital Co., Ltd. and BC Card Co., Ltd.; automobile rental services through KT Rental Co., Ltd.; and various other services, including leased line service and other data communication service, satellite service and information technology, real estate business, satellite TV service, media contents business and network services, such as cloud computing services. Services Mobile Services The company provides mobile services based on W-CDMA technology and LTE technology. It offers HSDPA-based IMT-2000 services, which are third-generation, high-capacity wireless Internet and video multimedia communications services based on W-CDMA wireless network standards. It also offers 4G LTE services following the termination of its 2G services. The company completed the expansion of its 4G LTE service coverage nationwide and commenced providing wideband LTE services in 2013, and commercialized Wideband LTE-A services in March 2014. As of December 31, 2013, the company had approximately 16.5 million subscribers. The company markets its mobile services primarily through independent exclusive dealers located throughout Korea. As of December 31, 2013, there were approximately 2,300 shops managed by its independent exclusive dealers. The company established a wholly-owned subsidiary, KT M&S Co., Ltd., which operates approximately 194 customer plazas that engage in mobile service sales activities, as well as provides a shop for a range of other services and products that it offers. The company also operates a Website to promote and advertise its products and services to the general public and in particular to younger customers who are familiar with the Internet. Competition: The company competes with SK Telecom and LG U+. Telephone Services Fixed-line Telephone Services: The company utilizes its nationwide telephone network to provide fixed-line telephone services, which consist of local, domestic long-distance, international long-distance services and land-to-mobile interconnection services. Its telephone network includes exchanges, long-distance transmission equipment and fiber optic and copper cables. The company’s domestic long-distance cable network is entirely made up of fiber optic cable and could carry both voice and data transmissions. Digital systems permit a range of voice, text, and data applications to be transmitted simultaneously on the same network. Interconnection: Under the Telecommunications Business Act, the company is required to permit other service providers to interconnect to its fixed-line network. The principal users of this interconnection capacity include SK Broadband and LG U+ (offering local, domestic long-distance and international long-distance services), Onse and SK Telink (offering international and domestic long-distance services), and SK Telecom and LG U+ (transmitting calls to and from their mobile networks). Internet Phone Services: The company provides Internet phone services that enable VoIP phone devices with broadband connection to make domestic and international calls. It provides value-added services, such as video communication, short message service, phone banking, and various traffic and local news information. As of December 31, 2013, it had approximately 3.5 million subscribers. Internet Services Broadband Internet Access Service: The company has a nationwide network of 636,347 kilometers of fiber optic cable network in Korea. Its principal Internet access services comprise: ADSL, VDSL, Ethernet and FTTH services under the ‘olleh Internet’ brand name; Wireless LAN service (or Wi-Fi) under the ‘ollehWiFi’ brand

 

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