SK Telecom Tag

BizChosun – a Seoul-based newspaper, that the lack of the iPhone 5 on LG Uplus is due to frequency incompatibility.  SK Telecom and KT Corp are currently selling the iPhone 5, leaving LG Uplus as the only top carrier in South Korea not carrying the iPhone. According to the report, the Korean iPhone 5 model was designed to utilize 800 Mhz, 1.8 Ghz and 2.1 Ghz frequencies for data and 2.1 Ghz for voice communication. Both SK Telecom and KT use 2.1 Ghz for their voice communications. However, LG Uplus utilizes 1.8 Ghz for its voiceRead More

Posted On December 26, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

Report: iPhone 5 Sales Slowing Down In South Korea

According to a report  from Naeil News – a Seoul based daily newspaper that covers current affairs, the sales of Apple’s latest iPhone is on the decline after strong sales in the first ten days. Sales of Apple’s iPhone 5 have been below market forecasts as less than 20,000 units are sold per day. More than 80,000 iPhone 5s were sold each day during the first ten days of its release in South Korea on December 7. Based on related business industry data, approximately 400,000 iPhone 5 have been sold so far. As a resultRead More

Posted On December 3, 2012By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News

iPhone 5 Pre-Order Sold Out In South Korea

Despite the ongoing patent war between Samsung and Apple, the Cupertino-based company smartphone continues to do very well in the South Korea. According to a report from The Korea Economic Daily, pre-order sales of the iPhone 5, which went on sale via SK Telecom and KT from November 30, sold 180,000 in just two hours after it was launched. From the report: [quote] The pre-order sales of the iPhone 5, implemented by SK Telecom and KT from November 30, attracted 180,000 people in just two hours after it was launched. The iPhoneRead More