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Contributor: PR Newswire Asia (Hong Kong)
Friday, October 12 2018 - 13:40
KT Runs Special Promo on Top-Up SIM Card for Visitors
SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 12, 2018/PRNewswire-AsiaNet/--

- South Korea's First Top-Up Card Can Be Recharged for Calls and Text
- KT's Special Promotion Includes Free Recharge and Eco-Friendly Bag

KT Corp. (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT), South Korea's largest telecommunications 
company, is running a special promotion for international travelers who 
purchase its new top-up prepaid SIM (Subscriber Identification Module) card.  

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Starting today through the end of the year, KT will provide a free top-up worth 
1,100 won (US$ 1) to foreign visitors who buy the new SIM card for five, 10 or 
30 days of service. The amount is worth a two-minute international voice call 
or three SMS (Short Message Service) uses by U.S. standards.

The top-up SIM card, which was launched last month, is the first of its kind in 
South Korea. It allows global visitors to make pre-paid outbound voice calls 
and text messages in addition to unlimited data use and free inbound calls and 

Visitors who make advance purchases or reservations on KT's English website 
( can receive a 10 percent discount. 
The first 10,000 customers who top up their the new SIM card for more than 
11,000 won at the place of purchase will receive a complementary, eco-friendly 
bag designed by KT.

The new top-up SIM card can be purchased at KT's Roaming Center -- located at 
the Incheon, Gimpo and Gimhae airports and Busan Port -- by providing a valid 
passport or an Alien Registration Card as an official form of identification, 
and a credit card matching the applicant's name with an expiration date 
extending more than 3 months from the purchase date.

To maximize customer convenience, KT's official website ( 
allows users to extend their SIM card's service period should they decide to 
stay longer in South Korea. Those who need further information may visit the 
website or contact the company's customer service center (+81-2-2190-0901).

Handsets that have country locks are not compatible with KT SIMs. It is advised 
that travelers call their home service providers to check if their handsets are 


KT Roaming Homepage (English Site): 
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KT Corporation, Korea's largest telecommunications service provider 
reestablished in 1981 under the Telecommunications Business Act, is leading the 
era of innovations in the world's most connected country. The company leads the 
4th industrial revolution with high speed wire/wireless network and innovative 
ICT technology. After installing 4.5 million fixed lines for 20 million users 
in just 12 years, KT was the first telecom provider to introduce 5G broad-scale 
trial service in 2018. It is another step in KT's continuous efforts to deliver 
essential products and services as it seeks to be the No.1 ICT Company and 
People's Company.

For more information, please visit our English website at