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Cell Phones

Cell Phones

There are three major mobile telecommunication companies in Korea: SK telecom, KT Olleh and LG U+. Each company offers various services and payment plans, depending on the applicant`s residential terms. You need to take your Alien Registration Card (ARC) or passport to any mobile company store. There are various ways to make a payment, such as account transfers, credit card payments, giro payments or online payments.

Phone Rental Services in Airports
You can rent mobile phones at the Arrival Halls at Muan International Airport and at Incheon International Airport. To rent, you need to show your Credit Card and Passport. The fee is 500 won/ minute and the rental fee is 3,300 won.

SK Telecom
Incheon International Airport: Concourse 3F, Public area 3F (nearby L, G, B, K, L area), Duty-free 3F(Gate 29)
Telephone : 1566-0011

KT Olleh
Incheon International Airport: Public Area 3F (near by E-F, GATE 113, H-J, J-K area), Duty-free(Gate 28, 25)
Telephone : 1588-0608

Incheon International Airport: Concourse 3F(Gate 119), Public area 3F(Check-in Counter: Near by M, H, F, B area). Public area 1F(Gate 5, 6/24Hours)
Telephone : 02-3416-7010 [ General 1F is open 24 hours ]

Passenger Terminal Center 1F, Gate 7
Telephone : 1566-9070

U-SIM Purchase card

If you are a foreigner, you can bring your alien registration card and visit the company (SK Telecom, KT Olleh, LGU +). Classes are divided into mini, micro, and nano, and you should use the card that corresponds to your cell phone. The iPhone can be used after unlocking. If you need to use the card for a short period of time, you can purchase a pre-paid card and pre-charge it for a required amount.

A/S Center

Samsung Service Center
Homepage :
Telephone : 1588-3366
Available Services: Each A/S Center, Location, Waiting Time, Reservations
Consultation Hours: Mon-Sat. 09:00~18:00 (Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays)
· Donggwangju Center: 107 Seoam-daero, Buk-gu, Digital Plaza 3rd Floor
· Namgwangju Center: 161 Daenam-daero, Nam-gu, Digital Plaza 2nd Floor
· Gwangcheon Center: 52 Jukbong-daero, Seo-gu, Digital Plaza 1st Floor
· Sangmu Center: 736 Sangmu-daero, Seo-gu, Digital Plaza 3rd Floor
· Seogwangju Center: 158 Jangsin-ro, Gwangsan-gu, Digital Plaza 3rd Floor
· Cheomdan Center: 828 Imbangul-daero, Gwangsa-gu, Digital Plaza 2nd Floor
LG Electronics Service Center
Homepage :
Telephone : 1544-7777
Consultation Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 to 18:00. Saturday 09:00 to 13:00 (closed on Sundays and national holidays)
·Donggwangju Center: 144 Dongmundae-ro, Bukgu, Gwangju
· Gwangsan Center: 319 Saam-ro, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju
· Seogwangju Center: 873 Sangmudae-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju
· Nam Gwangju Center: 718 Seomun-daero, Nam-gu, Gwangju
IPhone Service Center (Apple Authorized Service Center)
· UBase Gwangju Center:
Address: 5F, 207 Shinhwan Building, Uncheon-ro, Seo-gu, Gwangju
Telephone: 1566-8514
Weekdays: 1:00 to 19:00 Lunch time 12:00 to 13:30
Saturdays: 10:00 to 13:00, closed on public holidays

· Dongbu Daewoo Electronic Service Gwangju Center:
Address: 1032 LK Medipia 5F, Sangmu- daero, Seo-gu, Gwangju
Telephone : 1588-1588

· SK Telecom Gwangju AS Center:
Address: 68, Jukbong-daero, Seo-gu, Gwangju
Telephone: 062-522-8572

· Ants Gwangju Center:
Address: YMCA 1F, 246, Geumnamro, Dong-gu, Gwangju
Telephone: 062-226-9901
Weekdays: 10: 00 ~ 19: 00, Saturday 10: 00 ~ 14: 00, closed on holidays

International Call

Korea → Overseas
  1. An example where the recipient is using a regular telephone:
    If you are calling to China (86), Beijing (010) to 123-4567 from Korea
    International phone number by telecommunication company +86 (China country number) +10 (Beijing area code) + 123-4567 (phone number))
  2. Example of when the recipient is using a mobile phone or Internet phone:
    If you are calling to Japan (81) from Korea by phone 070-123-4567
    International phone number by telecommunication agency +81 (Japan country number) + 70-123-4567 (phone number)

Overseas → Korea
  1. An example where the recipient is using a regular telephone:
    When you call abroad to Korea (82), Seoul (02) from 123-4567
    International phone number by telecommunication agency +82 (Korea country number) +2 (Seoul area code) + 123-4567 (phone number)
  2. Example of when the recipient is using a mobile phone or Internet phone:
    If you are calling to Korea (82) mobile phone 010-123-4567 from foreign countries
    International phone number by telecommunication agency +82 (Korea country number) + 10-123-4567 (phone number)

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