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Vodafone and LG UPlus jointly announced a new Partner Market agreement for South Korea, the first strategic partnership by LG Uplus with a global telecommunications company since the company’s founding in 2010.

Under the new partnership, which commenced on 1 April 2017, Vodafone will draw on its global reach and experience to support the consumer and enterprise operations of LG Uplus.   Vodafone will share best practices with LG Uplus across all areas of their business, including network strategy and development, with LG Uplus benefiting from Vodafone’s knowledge and experience to help improve their customer base management capabilities.

Vodafone and LG Uplus will also cooperate to offer unified communications and enterprise services to multinational companies with a presence in South Korea and internationally.

Vodafone Partner Markets Chief Executive Diego Massidda commented, “Our new partnership will enable LG Uplus to benefit from Vodafone expertise and experience, in addition to access to our global enterprise products and services.  I am delighted that LG Uplus has joined our Partner Market network and I look forward to building on our relationship in the coming years.”

Youngsoo Kwon, Chief Executive for LG Uplus said: “Vodafone is one of the world’s leading telecommunications companies and close cooperation will enable us to streamline and improve our existing business performance and pioneer new areas.  Vodafone is the ideal partner to help our drive to become world-class.”