KT

KT is a provider of wireless telecommunications services for individuals and businesses. Read more

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KT

KT is a provider of wireless telecommunications services for individuals and businesses. Read more

Hyeon-Mo Ku's photo - CEO of KT

CEO

Hyeon-Mo Ku

CEO Approval Rating

63/100

Founded:

1981

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PublicIndependent CompanyKorea Exchange030200

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SK Telecom is perceived as one of KT's biggest rivals. SK Telecom's headquarters is in Seoul, Seoul Teugbyeolsi, and was founded in 1984. SK Telecom operates in the Telecommunication Services industry. SK Telecom generates 76% of KT's revenue.

LG Electronics has been one of KT's top competitors. LG Electronics is a Public company that was founded in 1958 in Seoul, Seoul Teugbyeolsi. LG Electronics is in the Consumer Electronics field. Compared to KT, LG Electronics has 17,129 more employees.

PLDT is KT's #3 rival. PLDT was founded in Makati, Other} in 1928. PLDT operates in the Telecommunication Services industry. Compared to KT, PLDT generates $18.8B less revenue.

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KT Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$22.5B

KT's revenue is the ranked 5th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 67.9B. Over the last three quarters, KT's revenue has grown by 41%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $6.9B; in Q3 2020, it was $5.1B; in Q2 2020, it was $4.9B.

KT Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to KT

KT Funding History

Since KT was founded in 1981, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total KT has raised $13.6M. KT's funding round was on May 2020 for a total of $13.6M

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May 2020
$13.6M

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Since KT was founded in 1981, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total KT has raised $13.6M. KT's funding round was on May 2020 for a total of $13.6M

KT Investments

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One Store is an android based app that allows users to shop and listen to movies.
$23.1M
Mar 02, 2021
Corporate Round
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Phantom AI designs and develops advanced driver-assistance systems for self-driving cars and trucks.
$22M
Apr 01, 2020
Series A
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Penrose Studio focuses on developing and providing virtual and augmented reality storytelling entertainment content to media companies.
$10M
Jul 10, 2018
Series A
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CarVi designs and develops driver assistance systems that specializes in analyzing driving behavior and habits.
$5M
Apr 30, 2016
Series A
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KT News

April 19, 2021The Korea Bizwire

AI Robot Delivers Mail to KT Management

SEOUL, April 19 (Korea Bizwire) - South Korean telecom giant KT Corp. said Sunday that it began an AI... See more »
March 31, 2021ZDNet

KT and FPT to launch enterprise cloud service in Vietnam

The South Korean telco and Vietnamese IT company will build a data centre in another ASEAN member sta... See more »
March 24, 2021The Korea Herald

KT provides AI tech for opinion polls

KT Corp., a major South Korean mobile carrier, said Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understan... See more »
March 23, 2021The Korea Herald

KT aims to produce 100 blockbuster dramas by 2023

KT, South Korea's second-biggest mobile carrier by subscribers, will invest big in content to seek gr... See more »
March 12, 2021The Korea Bizwire

KT Introduces Smart Green Kitchen for Shared Kitchens

SEOUL, March 12 (Korea Bizwire) - KT Corp., a major South Korean telecommunications firm, said Thursd... See more »
March 11, 2021The Korea Bizwire

KT Develops Quantum Encryption Technology to Protect Smartphones from Eavesdropping

SEOUL, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) - KT Corp., a major South Korean telecom operator, said Wednesday tha... See more »
March 3, 2021The Korea Herald

KT and LG U+ invest in homegrown app store

South Korea's telecommunications firms KT and LG U+ said Wednesday they have invested a total of 26 b... See more »

KT Blogs

May 8, 2020kt Blog

? LG !

LG전자가 스마트폰 시장의 새 지평을 열 새로운 모델을 출시했습니다. '매스 프리미엄'이라는 전에 없던 컨셉과 함께 새로운 이름으로 베일을 벗은 LG 벨벳이 바로 그 주인공인데요. ... See more »
May 7, 2020kt Blog

주차 초보는 주목! 이제 인공지능 음성인식으로 편하게 주차한다?!

주차는 차량과의 간격, 하차 시 여유간격 등 신경 써야 할 부분이 많아 어려움을 느끼는 운전자들이 많다고 합니다. 만약 인공지능 음성인식을 통해 자동차가 알아서 주차를 해준다면 어떨... See more »
May 6, 2020kt Blog

2020 대세로 자리잡은 언택트 서비스, KT가 주도한다!

코로나19여파로 최근 주목받고 있는 가장 핫한 산업은 바로 언택트와 관련된 IT분야가 있습니다. 비대면, 사회적 거리두기, 자택근무, 온라인 개학을 통해 지속적으로 언택트 서비스에 ... See more »
May 4, 2020kt Blog

방구석 1열이어도 좋다! KT wiz 팬들만의 2020 프로야구 2배로 즐기는 방법?

코로나19의 확산이 지속되며 연기되었던 2020 프로야구가 드디어 5월 5일, 어린이날에 맞춰 개막합니다! 코로나19 영향이 아직 종식되지 않아, 올해 프로야구는 당분간 무관중 경기... See more »
April 29, 2020kt Blog

iPhone SE ! KT ?

KT는 지난 2009년 국내에 아이폰을 최초로 선보이며 지금까지 아이폰 이용자들의 1순위 통신사로 자리매김하고 있는데요. 이번에도 그 명성에 맞게 애플의 새로운 중급기 모델인 아이폰... See more »
April 28, 2020kt Blog

KT, ‘사랑의 농산물 꾸러미’로 착한 마음 담는다

코로나19 여파로 경제적 파급효과가 상당해 많은 소상공인들이 어려움을 겪고 있는데요. 특히 온라인 개학으로 각 학교가 급식을 시행하지 않아 급식 납품업체의 피해 또한 적지 않은 상황... See more »
April 27, 2020kt Blog

" !" KT, '5G '

KT는 코로나19 확산 방지를 위해 재택근무 원격 솔루션 제공, 대학 사이버 개강을 위한 지원 등 다양한 ICT 기술을 활용하여 공공보건과 감염병 확산 방지에 힘쓰고 있는데요. 이번... See more »

KT Press Releases

October 15, 2020PR Newswire Asia

Moonbug and KT Partner to Bring Global Sensation CoComelon to Families Across South Korea

One Hundred and Seventy Episodes of the Educational Kids' Program are Now Available with New Episodes... See more »
September 29, 2020PR Newswire Asia

SecuLetter and KT allied to launch an integrated security product

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The new product, an AI-based threat information ex... See more »
September 14, 2020econotimes

S.Korea's Telcos bolster digital health care services to exploit contactless trend

South Korea's three major mobile carriers SK Telecom Co., KT Corp., and LG Uplus Corp. have each coll... See more »
August 20, 2020econotimes

KT to cooperate with Woori in digital finance tech

KT Corp. and Woori Financial Group will collaborate in artificial intelligence (AI) and big data-base... See more »
August 13, 2020PR Newswire Asia

S. Korea's KT to Expand Global Data Center Business with KIND

- Top Telecom Leader and Government Agency Sign Global Partnership -- Demand for Global Data Centers ... See more »
August 13, 2020varindia

S. Korea's KT to Expand Global Data Center Business with KIND

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- KT Corp. (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT), South Korea's lar... See more »
June 30, 2020PR Newswire Asia

KT's 2nd Generation AI Hotel Robot Enhances Room Services

- 'N Bot' Debuts with Higher Delivery Capacity, Speed, Battery Durability -- Popular for Night Delive... See more »

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KT Headquarters

Buljeong-ro Bundang-gu

Seongnam-si, Gyeonggido463-711

031-727-0114

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KT Summary

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Overview

KT is a provider of wireless telecommunications services for individuals and businesses. KT was founded in 1981. KT's headquarters is located in Seongnam-si, Gyeonggido, KR 463-711. It has raised 13.6M in 1 round. The latest round was in May 2020. KT'...

CEO

KT's CEO, Hyeon-Mo Ku, currently has an approval rating of 63%. KT's primary competitors are SK Telecom, LG Electronics & PLDT.

Website

kt.com

Frequently Asked Questions about KT

  1. When was KT founded?

    KT was founded in 1981
  2. Who is KT's CEO?

    KT's CEO is Hyeon-Mo Ku
  3. How much revenue does KT generate?

    KT generates $22.5B in revenue
  4. How much funding does KT have?

    KT has historically raised $13.6M in funding
  1. Where is KT's headquarters?

    KT's headquarters is in Seongnam-si Gyeonggido, KR
  2. How many employees does KT have?

    KT has 22,720 employees
  3. Who are KT's competitors?

    KT's top competitors are SK Telecom, LG Electronics, PLDT
  4. Who has KT invested in?

    KT's has invested in companies such as One Store, Phantom AI, Penrose Studios