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Korea Telecom (KT) Corporation's shares of New Telephone Company (NTC) will be put on sale priced at approximately US$592 million. This will mark the first time in KT's history that they put a extension of their company for sale. This news was announced on November 5th, 2009 through an international telephone call. The current value is an estimated 10% increase from last year's company value. KT Corporation expects an upcoming buyer in the near future.
NTC is a phone service provider located in Vladivostak, Russia. It currently has 1.35 million subscribers and WiMax frequency capabilities of 3.5GHz and 5.7GHz. KT bought this company's shares in 1997.