SK Telecom is Korea’s largest telecommunications company with more than 29 million mobile subscribers, which accounts for around 50 percent of the total market. In 2015, the company’s revenue and net income reached KRW 17.137 trillion and KRW 1.516 trillion, respectively.
Established in March 1984, SK Telecom has led the development of the global mobile telecommunications industry by launching CDMA (2G), WCDMA (3G) and LTE-A (4G) for the first time in the world. Through constant efforts to deliver the best user experience, the company has been offering up to 500Mbps LTE service via tri-band Carrier Aggregation. As of the end of October 2016, the number of SK Telecom’s LTE subscribers marked 20.55 million, taking up over 69.8% of the company’s total mobile subscriber base. Furthermore, with the aim to achieve early commercialization of 5G, SK Telecom is aggressively developing key enabling technologies under its 5G roadmap.
Armed with unmatched competitiveness in mobile connectivity, SK Telecom is actively developing powerful platforms (Lifestyle Enhancement Platform, Media Platform and IoT Platform) aimed at delivering optimal value to customers and sustaining growth in the rapidly changing business environment.