SK Telecom is Korea’s largest telecommunications company with more than 28 million mobile subscribers, which accounts for around 50 percent of the total market. In 2014, the company’s revenue and net income reached KRW 17.164 trillion and KRW 1.799 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-Advanced (4G) for the first time in the world. It is now offering 300Mbps LTE-A service via tri-band Carrier Aggregation to maximize customer experience. As of the end of September 2015, the number of SK Telecom’s LTE subscribers marked 18.46 million, taking up over 64.8% 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, Advanced Media Platform and IoT Service Platform) aimed at delivering optimal value to customers and to sustain growth amid rapidly changing business environment.