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SK T-Tower

11, Euljiro 2-Ga

Jung-gu

Seoul, 100-999

South Korea

Phone: 82 2 6100 2114

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ered into various strategic alliances with companies in the Asian and European wireless telecommunications markets. Provision of Wireless Internet Platforms and Wireless Network Solutions to Foreign Wireless Network Operators: The company has also sought to expand its global business through the sale of its wireless Internet platforms and wireless network solutions, as well as the provision of consulting services in the field of mobile communications. Other Investments and Relationships Wireless Content Providers and Application Providers Digital Content Providers: The company holds investments in companies that develop content for use in its fixed-line and wireless Internet businesses, primarily in the entertainment sector. The company holds a 67.6% stake in Loen Entertainment, Korea’s primary music recording company. It also holds a 9.4% equity interest in iHQ, Inc., an entertainment management firm that produces films, manages entertainers, and operates online game services. Through its investments in companies, such as Loen Entertainment and iHQ, Inc., the company is able to offer customers of its MelOn, movie and gaming services access to an expanded range of music- and entertainment-related digital contents and mobile games, respectively. Wireless Application Developers: The company holds investments in companies that help enable it to develop and improve its wireless applications and multimedia platforms. In particular, the company has invested in developers of wireless financial, or m-commerce, services, including companies that provide wireless billing solutions, developers of wireless modem devices, and developers of Internet search applications. SK hynix Inc. (SK Hynix) In 2012, the company acquired a 21.05% equity stake in SK Hynix, a memory-chip maker. SK Hynix designs, manufactures, and sells advanced memory semiconductor products, including DRAM and NAND flash products, used in various electronic devices. SK Hynix operates four wafer fabrication facilities in Korea and China. Other Investments POSCO: The company owns a 1.42% interest in the outstanding capital stock of POSCO, an integrated steel producer in Korea and a steel producer worldwide. SKY Property Management Ltd.: The company owns a 33.0% equity interest in SKY Property Management Ltd., which manages buildings and real estate developments in China. Marketing and Service Distribution The company markets its services and provides after-sales service support to customers through approximately 20 marketing teams, approximately 30 branch offices, and a network of approximately 3,000 authorized exclusive dealers located throughout Korea. Business Strategy The company’s primary strategies are to improve the technical capabilities of its wireless networks to improve data transmission speed and service quality and to offer an increased range of services, including in connection with its development of new and advanced wireless technologies; drive the growth of wireless Internet in Korea; offer a range of new and innovative wireless data contents and services; utilize its extensive network infrastructure, technical know-how and leading market position to exploit opportunities that arise from an increasingly convergent era in telecommunications and to pioneer new businesses; pursue its platform business and B2B solutions business; pursue diversification and growth through its investment in the semiconductor business; and continue global expansion by seeking opportunities in overseas markets. Significant Events In August 2013, Ericsson has supported SK Telecom in expanding its LTE-Advanced commercial service network, via its local entity Ericsson-LG, to downtown areas of 84 cities nationwide, including the entire Seoul metropolitan area and six other major cities. In August 2013, SK Telecom has signed an agreement with Rohde & Schwarz on research and development of next-generation antenna technologies. The two companies would work together to create a testbed for Active Antenna System (AAS), a core technology in the next-generation antenna system, for performance verification and to conduct research and deve

 

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