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General Provisions

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Adopted on October 1, 1997
Amended on December 8, 1997 / September 18, 1998 / March 19, 1999 / March 24, 2000 / March 21, 2001 / March 22, 2002 / August 20, 2002 / March 14, 2003 / March 12, 2004 / March 11, 2005 / August 19, 2005 / March 10, 2006 / March 16, 2007 / January 14, 2009 / March 27, 2009 / March 12, 2010 / March 11, 2011 / March 16, 2012 / March 15, 2013 / March 27, 2015 / March 25, 2016 / March 24, 2017

Chapter 1. General Provisions

  1. Article 1. Name
    The name of the Corporation shall be "Chusik Hoesa kt", which shall be written in English as "kt Corporation" (hereafter "kt").
  2. Article 2. Purpose
    The objective of kt is to engage in the following business activities
    1. 1. Information and communications business
    2. 2. New media business and Internet Multimedia Broadcasting Business
    3. 3. Development and sale of software and contents
    4. 4. Sale and distribution of information communication equipment
    5. 5. Testing and inspection of information communication equipment, device or facilities
    6. 6. Advertisement business
    7. 7. Retail business via telephone, mail order or online
    8. 8. IT facility construction business, electrical construction business and fire protection facility business
    9. 9. Real estate and housing business
    10. 9-1. Business facilities management and Business support services
    11. 10. Electronic banking and finance business
    12. 11. Education and learning service business
    13. 12. Security service business (Machinery system surveillance service, Facilities security service, etc)
    14. 13. Research and technical development, education, training and promotion, overseas businesses, and export
          and import, manufacture and distribution related to activities mentioned in Subparagraphs 1 through 12; and
    15. 14. Frequency-based telecommunications services and other telecommunications services
    16. 15. Value-added telecommunications business
    17. 16. Manufacture, provision (screening) and distribution of contents such as musical records, music videos, movies, videos and games
    18. 17. Issuance and management of pre-paid electronic payment instruments, and businesses related to electronic finance such as payment gateway services
    19. 18. Sales and leasing of equipment and facilities related to the activities mentioned in Subparagraphs 14 through 17
    20. 19. Any overseas business or export and import business related to activities mentioned in Subparagraphs 14 through 18
    21. 20. Tourism
    22. 21. (Deleted)
    23. 22. New and renewable energy, energy generation business and electrical system design business
    24. 23. Health Informatics business
    25. 24. Manufacture of communication equipment, device or facilities for military purpose
    26. 25. Energy examination business, Energy service company(ESCO) business, and other R of energy use related businesses
    27. 26. Business related to Information Security & Certification Service
    28. 27. Activities of management consultancy
    29. 28. Warehousing and storage
    30. 29. Any and all other activities or businesses incidental to or necessary for attainment of the foregoing.
  3. Article 3. Location of Offices
    The head office of kt (the "head office") shall be located in Seoul or Kyunggi Province. kt may establish requisite sub-offices at site(s) pursuant to resolution of the Board of Directors.
  4. Article 4. Method of Public Notice
    Public notices by kt shall be given in The Seoul Shinmun circulated in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Provided, however, that if the public notices cannot be published in The Seoul Shinmun due to unavoidable circumstances, such public notices may be given in any daily newspaper published in Seoul, Republic of Korea.