KTF (Korea Telecom Freetel, kse|032390, KOSPI: KTF) is a South Korean telecommunications firm, specializing in cellular, or mobile, phones. Since 1999, it has also developed extensive overseas operations. The current CEO is Cho Young-Chu. The company has 12 million subscribers in South Korea. The company is credited with developing customized ring back tones.

In 2003, KTF received an order from PT Mobile-8 Telecom of Indonesia for a comprehensive consulting service. KTF also signed a contract for the export of its CDMA network management system and invested US$10 million in the Indonesian mobile provider.

In India, the firm completed the first stage of its contract with Reliance for US$2.65 million worth of the CDMA network construction.

KTF also holds a 25% stake in CEC Mobile of China, after investing a sum of 4.5 billion won in 2002.

The two major shareholders of KTF are KT(52.99%) and NTT DoCoMo(10.03%).

KTF sponsors a professional StarCraft team.

ee also

*List of South Korean companies
*List of telephone operating companies
*Economy of South Korea
*List of Korea-related topics
*SK Telecom
*LG Telecom
*Korea Telecom
*U Mobile

External links

* [http://www.ktf.com/front/IR/eng/ KTF Official corporate site, in English]
* [http://www.ktf.co.kr KTF Official corporate site, in Korean]
* [http://www.ionglobal.com/casestudy_gpang01.asp Korea Telecom Freetel Mobile GUI design case study]
* [http://www.ionglobal.com/casestudy_ktf02.asp Korea Telecom Freetel Identity Mobile Consulting]
* [http://www.ktfmembers.co.kr KTF Members Homepage]

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