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SK Telecom targets broad regional base with new edge alliance

Like many operators, SK Telecom is proceeding rapidly with 5G roll-out, but knows this will not be enough, on its own, to drive significant revenue growth. Instead, it aims to leverage its high quality networks to build up enterprise, IoT, edge and cloud services to offset the price pressures on its core mobile broadband business in South Korea. The largest Korean MNO has been active in the mobile edge market, and last month announced a strategic partnership with Amazon AWS to host its Wavelength edge infrastructure in SK Telecom hubs (a similar deal to those AWS announced with Verizon and Vodafone). Now SK Telecom has launched the Global MEC [Multi-access Edge Computing] Taskforce. This follows a common pattern for the…

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