S. Korea’s KT Corp. Acquires Epsilon Telecommunications to Expand Global Presence and Accelerate Digital Transformation
Epsilon extends KT’s international capabilities and provides new levels of automation and orchestration in global networking
Singapore, 10 September 2021 – KT Corp. (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT), South Korea’s largest telecommunications company, has acquired Singapore-headquartered Epsilon Telecommunications, a global connectivity provider that simplifies how businesses connect applications and data around the world and in the cloud. The acquisition matches Epsilon’s agile innovation in international networking with KT’s world-class telecommunications services, customers, leadership, and resources.
Dr. Hyeonmo Ku
CEO, KT Corp
Epsilon’s Network as a Service (NaaS) platform Infiny provides businesses with a suite of high-performance connectivity and communications services at the click-of-a-button.
KT benefits from Epsilon’s fully managed connectivity services with automation, orchestration and a comprehensive approach to end-to-end service delivery. Epsilon offers consistent and reliable connectivity to leading data centres, clouds and internet exchanges via its global private backbone network.
CEO, Epsilon Telecommunications
KT gains connectivity to the world’s leading communications and technology hubs in 41 cities, with extensive presence across the Asia-Pacific including Mainland China. With Epsilon’s suite of connectivity solutions spanning cloud connectivity, ethernet (DCI), remote peering, access, SD-WAN, colocation and voice, KT is extending its capabilities to meet the changing demands from carriers, channel partners and enterprises across the globe.
About KT CORPORATION (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT)
KT Corp., Korea’s largest telecommunications/IPTV/IDC service provider, reestablished in 1981 under the Telecommunications Business Act, is leading the era of innovations in the world’s most connected country upon its 100% nationwide coverage and 13 hyperscale data centers.
In addition, KT has its international corporate entities or operations spanning Africa, Asia, Europe and the US with its 28 points of presence (Data and IP PoPs) in 12 countries globally and 2 international data centers backed by 20+ Tbps of capacity over 8 international subsea cable systems, KT has invested, around the globe in order to provide end-to-end data transmission and IP access services to international customers. The company is leading the 4th industrial revolution with high speed wire/wireless network and new ICT technology.
KT launched the world’s first nationwide commercial 5G network on April 3, 2019, after successfully showcasing the world’s first trial 5G services at the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games in February 2018.
This is another milestone in KT’s continuous efforts to deliver essential products and services as it aspires to be the number one ICT Company and People’s Company.
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