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SKT, Singtel partner to grow APAC metaverse business

Korean telco SK Telecom (SKT) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Asia’s leading communications technology group, Singtel, jointly to grow the metaverse business in countries where the group operates in, starting with Singapore. One of four strategic partners globally and the only telco in APAC, Singtel will share its 5G and other technology expertise […]

November 30, 2022

SKT’s ifland launches globally

Korean telco SK Telecom (SKT) has revealed that its metaverse platform ‘ifland’ has launched simultaneously in 49 countries and regions throughout the world. With the global launch of ifland, SKT will actively utilise K-pop content, develop attractive content with overseas partners, and strengthen communication features to shape ifland into a global leading social metaverse platform. […]

November 24, 2022

NTT DOCOMO, SK Telecom tech collaboration

Japanese telco NTT DOCOMO has agreed with Korean telco SK Telecom (SKT) to collaborate on the competitive enhancement of their respective smart-life businesses and communications-infrastructure technologies worldwide. In the smart-life field, DOCOMO and SKT will discuss joint production of original content for their respective video distribution platforms and leverage their video-business synergies for expanded presence […]

November 22, 2022By Colin Mann

South Korea: Multiplay service revenue at $7.7bn by 2026

Multiplay service revenue in South Korea is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4 per cent from $6.9 billion (€6.8bn) in 2021 to $7.7 billion in 2026, driven by the steady rise in the number of multiplay households and growth in the average monthly multiplay household spending, according to GlobalData, […]

July 8, 2022

Forecast: 5G to drive South Korea mobile services

The mobile data service revenues will grow at a 7.1 per cent CAGR over 2020-2025 driven by the projected rise in the adoption of 5G services, which yield higher average revenue per user (ARPU), according to GlobalData, a data and analytics company. An analysis of GlobalData’s South Korea Mobile Communication Forecast Model reveals that total […]

April 30, 2021

KT, DT 5G technology JV

Korean telco SK Telecom and Deutsche Telekom have entered into an agreement to establish a 5G technology joint venture. They will each hold 50 per cent of the joint venture and each will name one representative to lead the new entity. The joint venture will be headquartered in Germany. Through the joint venture, the two […]

November 9, 2020