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KT’s net income falls 30% on flat revenues

South Korea’s KT saw its net income drop 30 percent in the second quarter as revenues were flat, reports TelecomPaper. Operating revenues rose only 0.7 percent to KRW3.03 trillion (US$3 billion), while EBITDA fell 1 percent to KRW861.5 billion from KRW873.3 billion in the year-earlier quarter. The company’s mobile unit KT Freetel (KTF) swung to a net loss on increased marketing costs.


South Korea to open up WiBro market

South Korea’s telecoms regulator, the Korea Communications Commission (KCC), will license new operators for WiBro technology in a bid to boost disappointing take-up of the mobile broadband technology.

KT/KTF eyes expansion into China and Japan

South Korea’s soon-to-be-merged fixed-line and mobile operator KT says it is eyeing expansion into China and Japan, the latter with local partner NTT DoCoMo.

Regulator approves KT/KTF merger

Telecompaper notes that the merger between KT and its mobile unit KTF has been approved by the Korea Communications Commission (KCC).

South Korea gives green light to Apple’s iPhone

The South Korean telecoms regulator today gave approval for Apple’s iPhone to be sold in the country in a move that could shake-up a local handset market dominated by domestic vendors such as Samsung and LG.

Korean ops push back on WiBro

Korean mobile operators want the country’s communications regulator to drop its pro-WiBro policy as it is not a profitable service, reports TeleGeography, citing the Korea Times.