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SK Telecom, KT, Uplus fined record KRW 51.2 billion for illegal marketing of 5G services

Thursday 9 July 2020 | 08:27 CET | News
Korea Communications Commission (KCC) has imposed fines totaling KRW 51.2 billion (approximately USD 42.8 million) on SK Telecom, KT and LG Uplus for carrying out illegal marketing activities. This is the largest fine imposed for unauthorized subsidies to date, surpassing the previous record fine of KRW 50.6 billion imposed in 2018, The Korea Times reports. The regulator found that the three domestic operators provided unauthorized subsidies to attract new subscriber to their 5G services.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Korea Communications Commission / KT / LG / LG Uplus / SK Telecom
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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