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Broadcasting Agency Chief Vows Efforts to Spread ‘Hallyu’ in Islamic Countries

Broadcasting Agency Chief Vows Efforts to Spread ‘Hallyu’ in Islamic Countries

SEOUL, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – The head of South Korea’s broadcasting watchdog body vowed to help expand exports of local TV dramas to Islamic countries to make up for restrictions imposed by China on entertainment content.  “China accounts for a third of South Korea’s exports of broadcasting content, but this sectors is currently not [...]

Korean Technology Highlighted at IFA Berlin 2016

Korean Technology Highlighted at IFA Berlin 2016

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) shared Monday technology highlighted at the IFA 2016 (September 2 to September 7), which, according to the institute, was met with acclaim.  The IFA, or Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin, is one of the world’s leading trade shows for consumer electronics alongside CES [...]

Korean Broadcasters Expand Mobile Offerings

Korean Broadcasters Expand Mobile Offerings

SEOUL, June 27 (Korea Bizwire) – With an increasing number of Koreans consuming video content via mobile devices, major Korean broadcasters are expanding their offerings to mobile broadcasting.  SBS, MBC, and tvN recently launched mobile content brands Mobidic, MBig TV, and tvNgo, with stiff competition between broadcasters to attract mobile-friendly consumers.  TvNgo has been the [...]

BroadcastAsia2014 Puts the Spotlight on Sportscasting, 4K and Multi-Platform Broadcasting

BroadcastAsia2014 Puts the Spotlight on Sportscasting, 4K and Multi-Platform Broadcasting

Singapore, June 5 (Korea Bizwire) – As excitement across the globe reaches fever pitch with the 2014 FIFA World Cup just around the corner, BroadcastAsia2014 will provide a timely, behind-the-scenes look at the technology powering the world’s most-watched sporting event. Returning to Marina Bay Sands Singapore from 17 – 20 June, BroadcastAsia2014 will host key industry [...]

BroadcastAsia2014: 4K Technology Touted to Transform ‘Onscreen’ Viewing in Asia

BroadcastAsia2014: 4K Technology Touted to Transform ‘Onscreen’ Viewing in Asia

Singapore, Apr 29, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – HD (high definition) viewing will soon be a technology of the past, with the proliferation of 4K coming Asia’s way. 4K, also commonly known as ultra-high definition (UHD), is an evolved standard that greatly surpasses HD, bearing a minimum pixel count of 3840 x 2160 compared to the latter’s [...]