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SK T-Tower

65, Eulji-ro

Jung-gu

Seoul, 100-999

South Korea

Phone: 82 2 6100 2114

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SK Telecom Co., Ltd. provides wireless telecommunications services in the Republic of Korea (Korea). As of December 31, 2013, the company had approximately 27.4 million wireless subscribers throughout Korea, including the number of MVNO subscribers leasing its networks, of which 25.7 million owned Internet-enabled handsets capable of accessing its wireless Internet services. The company offers wireless voice and data telecommunications services throughout Korea using digital wireless networks, including a CDMA network, a WCDMA network, an LTE network, a WiBro network, and a Wi-Fi network. As of December 31, 2013, it had 13.5 million LTE subscribers. Services The company offers wireless digital voice and data transmission services through networks. Cellular Voice Services The company’s cellular voice services, which comprise basic wireless voice transmission services and related ‘value-added’ services, as well as global roaming services, remain its core business area. In 2013, the company’s value-added voice-related services included services that provide a record of missed calls in the event a subscriber’s mobile phone is engaged or switched off, known as its ‘Call Keeper’ service; services that play a ‘ring back’ melody in lieu of a conventional dial tone when callers dial a subscriber’s mobile phone, known as ‘COLORing’ service, as well as COLORing services that periodically change the default ring-back melody according to the subscriber’s music category selection, known as ‘Auto COLORing’ service; and services that alert subscribers when a dialed number that was engaged when first dialed is no longer engaged. The company also launched a voice-over-LTE service, known as its ‘HD Voice’ service. In addition, it launched its ‘T phone’ service in February 2014. Its T phone service provides its customers with various call functions, including a function to block spam calls and a function called ‘T114’ that informs customers of the phone numbers of stores, hospitals and other facilities closest in proximity to the customer’s location. The company also offers cellular global roaming services, branded as its ‘T-Roaming’ service, through service agreements with various foreign wireless telecommunications service providers. Global roaming services allow subscribers traveling abroad to make and receive calls, using their regular mobile phone numbers. Subscribers using EV-DO-, WCDMA-, and LTE-capable handsets are able to make and receive calls using their regular mobile phone number without changing their handsets. In addition, the company provides global roaming service to foreigners traveling to Korea. The company’s global roaming service is offered in four technologies, in part depending on which mobile phone standards are available in a particular region: CDMA, Global System for Mobile (GSM) Communication standard for wireless telecommunications, WCDMA and LTE roaming. It offers CDMA voice roaming services in 14 countries, GSM voice roaming services in 200 countries and WCDMA voice roaming services in 105 countries. In addition, it offers CDMA data roaming services in 7 countries, GSM data roaming services in 147 countries, WCDMA data roaming services in 104 countries and LTE data roaming services in 10 countries. In 2013, approximately 10.5 million subscribers utilized the company’s global roaming services. SK Telink launched its pre-paid MVNO service and its post-pay MVNO service in January 2013. An MVNO leases the networks of a mobile network operator and provides wireless telecommunication services under its own brand and fee structure, without owning telecommunication networks or frequencies. In addition, the company provides interconnection service to connect its networks to domestic and international fixed-line and other wireless networks. Wireless Data Services (including Wireless Internet Services) The company’s wireless data transmission services represent a key and growing business area. It offers its subscribers wireless data communications services, as well as wireless access to various digital content and services, including Internet-based content and services. The company inten

 

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