2016

  • Mar.

    Park, Sang Soon becomes CEO of SK Comms

  • Jan.

    < Cymera > Records 200 million downloads worldwide

2015

  • Apr.

    < NateOn > ‘Tree’ service for is launched

  • Mar.

    Park, Yoon Taek becomes CEO of SK Comms

  • < Cymera > ‘Digital Item Shop’ for Cymera is launched

2014

  • Dec.

    < NateOn > New feature ‘Secret Talk’ is added to improve privacy protection

  • Jul.

    < Cymera > Records more than 100 million downloads worldwide

  • < Cymera > Launched for IOS

  • < Nate > ‘Pann’ app launched

  • May.

    < Cymera > Season 2 revealed

  • Apr.

    < Nate > 'NateQ' introduced

2013

  • Mar.

    Lee, Han Sang becomes CEO of SK Comms

  • Feb.

    < Cymera > Records more than 5 million downloads worldwide

  • < NateOn > Facebook tab service launched

  • < Nate > Sharing of news article comments to outside social media services enabled

  • Jan.

    < Cyworld > Mobile SNG service ‘Cygame’ launched

  • < Nate > ‘Social Comments’ service introduced to News section

2012

  • Dec.

    SK Comms expands its partnership with Daum for search advertising

  • < Cymera > Records more than 10 million downloads worldwide

  • Sep.

    < Cyworld > Cyworld App 3.0, optimized for mobile, launched

  • Jul.

    < Nate > Nate App is upgraded to version 3.0

  • < Cyworld > Samsung Smart TV equips Cyworld voice recognition

  • Jun.

    SK Comms unifies its employee titles to ‘Manager’

  • SK Comms joins with Google for YouTube service and advertisement partnership

  • May.

    < NateOn > NateOn UC records more than 15 million downloads

  • Mar.

    < Cymera > Camera app ‘Cymera’ launched SK Comms begins operation of SOC, separating network for customer information

  • Lee, Joo Sik becomes CEO of SK Comms

2011

  • Dec.

    SK Comms and KOCCA begin to support social media platform app production

  • Nov.

    < Nate > Social search function introduced SK Comms and LG Electronics joins in partnership for Smart TV service

  • < Cyworld > ‘Global Cyworld’ launched

  • Oct.

    < Cyworld > App Store starts infra support program

  • SK Comms expands ‘Nate Security Center’

  • Aug.

    SK Comms announces minimization of private information collection

  • Jul.

    NateOn, Released NateOn Talk, a high-quality mobile messenger

  • NateOn, Opened NateOn 4.1

  • Apr.

    Nate, MOU with Daum regarding comprehensive business cooperation

  • SK Communications, MOU with LG Electronics regarding Smart TV content

  • Mar.

    SK Communications, MOU with Ministry of Culture regarding expansion of donation culture

  • Feb.

    SK Communications, MOU with KOCSC regarding expansion of right internet usage culture and stronger communication with the users

2010

  • Dec.

    SK Communications, Provides contents to Samsung Smart TV

  • SK Communications, Launched ‘NateOn Biz’ for corporate

  • Nov.

    SK Communications, Shared API including miniHome and NateOn

  • NateOn, Released ‘NateOn UC’ the integrated communicator for iPhone

  • Sep.

    Cyworld, Opened ‘©-log’ beta

  • SK Communications, Became a partner with Mixi, the largest SNS in Japan

  • Aug.

    SK Communications, Messenger prevention campaign with the National Police Agency

  • NateOn, Released ‘NateOn UC application

  • Jul.

    Nate, Reorganized entire integrated search to semantic search

  • SK Communications, MOU with three broadcasting companies regarding copyrights

  • Jun.

    Cyworld, Started background music MP3 download service

  • May

    SK Communications, Integrated wired and wireless NATE operation

  • Nate, Opened Nate mobile web (m.nate.com) which differentiated news and search

  • Apr.

    SK Communications, Hosted ‘Increase Quality of Our Country’ campaign with Ministry of Culture

  • SK Communications, Strategic alliance with CJ Internet

  • Mar.

    SK Communications, Released NateOn for Smartphone

  • Feb.

    Cyworld, Opened fan service

  • SK Communications, Released apps for Smartphone

  • SK Communications, Received messenger phishing damage reduction award by National Police Agency

2009

  • Dec.

    Cyworld, Exceed 1 billion Cys

  • Nov.

    Nate, Guinness world record with 62,000 good replies by Sunfull Movement

  • Oct.

    NateOn, Established ‘Theft Report’ service

  • Sep.

    Cyworld / Nate, Reorganized into a single main page

  • SK Communications, Commercialized world’s sentence analysis semantic search on the portal

  • SK Communications, Opened ‘App Store’ SNS open market for 30 days

  • Jul.

    NateOn, Provided free log-in security ‘U-OTP’ service

  • May

    SK Communications, Business transfer and joint venture with Spicus

  • Mar.

    Cyworld, Became a partner with Google and participated in open social project

  • Nate, Opened new Nate

  • NateOn, Opened NateOn 4.0

  • Jan.

    SK Communications, Formed a security MOU with KISA

  • SK Communications, Obtained ISO27001 information protection international certification

2008

  • Dec.

    SK Communications, Formed a strategic partnership MOU with AhnLab, Inc. regarding provision and operation of security service

  • Oct.

    SK Communications, Strategic cooperation MOU with Korea MS for advanced service

  • Aug.

    SK Communications, Divided Etoos to a subsidiary company

  • Jul.

    SK Communications, New CEO Hyeong-Chul Ju

  • Jun.

    Cyworld, Officially opened Mini Life Season 1

  • Feb.

    NateOn, Exceeded 25 million members

  • Jan.

    SK Communications, MOU with Mnet Media regarding video contents

  • SK Communications, Sang-Jun Park became the sole CEO

2007

  • Nov.

    Nate.com, Opened portal's first Supreme Court precedent

  • SK Communications, Launched integrated corporate

  • Aug.

    SK Communications, New co-president and Board of Director Shin Cho and Sang-Jun Park

  • Jul.

    Etoos, Exceeded a daily revenue sale of 200 million won

  • Jun.

    SK Communications and Empas made final decision on a merger

  • May.

    Cyworld, Opened community mail service

  • Mar.

    Cyworld, Exceeded BGM sale of 200 million won

  • Cyworld, Launched Home2 service

  • Feb.

    Nate.com, Integrated the search service with Empas

  • Cyworld / NateOn, Exceeded 10 million users

2006

  • Oct.

    Empas, Took over stocks of Konan Technology, the search technology development specialist company

  • Sep.

    SK Communications, Received Special Award at ‘2006 Korea Social Contribution Prize’

  • Aug.

    SK Communications, Established SK Imedia, in-house game company

  • Cyworld, Officially opened services for U.S. and Taiwan

  • Jul.

    SK Communications, Created the 1st Portal Media Committee

  • Jun.

    Cyworld, Opened ‘Cy Market’

  • May.

    SK Communications, Moved the headquarter to Lim Kwang Building in Seodaemun

  • Apr.

    SK Communications, Merged with Egloos, the professional blog service

  • Cyworld, Selected ‘Cy scholars’

  • Mar.

    SK Communications, Conditional transfer agreement with Egloos

  • Feb.

    SK Communications, Merged with Etoos, the on-line education company

  • Jan

    NateOn, Opened 3.5 version

  • Cyworld, Opened ‘Baby (baby.cyworld.com)’ service

  • Cyworld, Received ‘Business Innovation Award’ from Wharton School

2005

  • Dec.

    Cyworld, Exceeded 1 million Cyworld member in China

  • Cyworld, Officially opened a service for Japan

  • Oct.

    Cyworld, Established US corporate

  • Cyworld, Opened ‘Cyworld School (http://school.cyworld.nate.com)‘ the learning space for high school students

  • Cyworld, Joint venture agreement with Hong Kong Cherrypicks for a service in Taiwan

  • Aug.

    Cyworld, Opened 5.0 version

  • Cyworld, Opened ‘Town (town.cyworld.com)’ the trustable space for an individual and a corporate

  • Jun.

    Cyworld, Opened Cyworld service for China (www.cyworld.com.cn)

  • May.

    Cyworld, Opened ‘Chummy World (cytogether.cyworld.com)’ the social participation activity

  • Cyworld, Hosted the 3rd ‘Cy Day’

  • Mar.

    NateOn, Top 1 for number of users for weekly/monthly (Korean Click)

  • Jan.

    SK Communications, Moved the headquarter to SK Seorin Building in Jongro

  • Nate.com, Launched Tong (www.tong.co.kr), the open network service

2004

  • Dec.

    SK Communications, Received the 5th ‘Internet Corporation of the Year Award

  • Oct.

    Cyworld, Selected as ‘The Best Hit Product of the Year’ by Samsung Economic Research Institute

  • Sep.

    Nate.com, No. 1 for 10 consecutive weeks on Weekly PV, the internal portal company (Korean Click)

  • Aug.

    Cyworld, Lunched “Paper (paper.cyworld.com)” the individual publishing media

  • Cyworld, Exceeded 10 million members

  • Jun.

    Nate.com, No. 1 portal site based on the page view of the week (Korean Click)

  • Nate.com, No. 1 portal site according to the page view of the week (Matrix)

  • Apr.

    Nate.com, Received Internet Grand Prix by Ministry of Information and Communication

  • Cyworld, Opened Mobile Cyworld

  • Mar.

    Cyworld, Hosted the 2nd ‘Cy Day’

  • Jan.

    SK Communications, New CEO Hyeon-oh Yu

  • NateOn, Opened wireless 1.5 version

2003

  • Dec.

    Cyworld, Open phone folder service

  • Oct.

    Cyworld, Opened 4.0 version

  • Sep.

    Nate.com, Released ‘NateOn (nateon.nate.com)' 2.0 version

  • Aug.

    SK Communications, and <Cyworld> Merged

  • May.

    Cyworld, Released miniHome 4.0 version

  • Nate.com, Opened ‘Knowledge Bank’, the wired and wireless knowledge search service

  • Cyworld, Opened brand miniHome service

  • Apr.

    Cyworld, Held the 1st ‘Cy Day’

2002

  • Dec.

    Nate.com, Integrated with Lycos Korea website (www.lycos.co.kr)

  • Nov.

    Launched SK Communications Co.

  • Nate.com, Opened Nate mall (mall.nate.com), the wired and wireless shopping mall

  • Oct.

    Nate.com, Renovated as a portal site

2001~1999

  • 2001

    Cyworld, Opened ‘miniHome’, the individual community service

  • 2000

    Cyworld, Opened 2.0 version

  • 1999

    Opened community service Cyworld (www.cyworld.com)

  • Established Cyworld Co.