SK Telecom (NYSE: SKM) said that ´oksusu,´ its mobile IPTV service jointly operated with SK Broadband was recognized by the GSMA as the ´Best Mobile Video, TV or Film App´ category at the Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards 2017 at Mobile World Congress 2017.
SK Broadband is a wholly owned subsidiary of SK Telecom which provides IPTV, broadband internet and telephony services in Korea
The ´Best Mobile Video, TV or Film App´ category is presented to the very best and most compelling apps in the field of media, film, TV and Video content under the category of Best Mobile Apps.
Available to all users including non-SK Telecom subscribers, oksusu boasts a differentiated pool of video content by offering approximately 115 different live TV steaming channels and over 17,000 diverse movies. oksusu also provides exclusive original content in collaboration with broadcasting houses and MCNs (Multi-Channel Networks) and its own 360 VR content to meet customers´ varying needs and interests.
Established in 1984, SK Telecom is the largest mobile operator in Korea by both revenue and number of subscribers. As of December 2016, the company holds around 50 percent of the market, with 29.60 million mobile subscribers including 21.1 million LTE subscribers. It has reached KRW 17.092 trillion in revenue in 2016.
SK Telecom has led the advancement of mobile technologies ranging from 2G to 4G, and is currently setting important milestones in its journey to 5G. The company is not only leading innovation in the field of mobile network, but also providing IoT, media, home and platform services.