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Netflix Moves to Invest in S. Korean Content

Netflix Moves to Invest in S. Korean Content

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Global streaming giant Netflix Inc. has topped South Korea’s over-the-top (OTT) service ranking in the four years since its debut, largely thanks to a localization strategy focused on investing massive sums into the production of local content, experts say. Initially, Netflix faced unwilling customers who weren’t used to the [...]

Korean Broadcasting Most Popular in Turkey Among Korean Wave Strongholds

Korean Broadcasting Most Popular in Turkey Among Korean Wave Strongholds

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Turkey is the country that sees the most Korean broadcasting content among broadcasting hub countries with the potential to spread the Korean Wave. The Korea Communications Commission surveyed 2,355 local viewers in five countries, including the U.S., India, Canada, Turkey and Hungary, regarding Korean broadcasting content viewing experiences, viewing [...]

S. Korean Telecom Providers Allegedly Engage in Discriminatory Acts Against Domestic Content Providers

S. Korean Telecom Providers Allegedly Engage in Discriminatory Acts Against Domestic Content Providers

SEOUL, Apr. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The Citizens’ Coalition for Economic Justice (CCEJ) has claimed that South Korea’s three major telecommunications companies — KT Corp., LG Uplus Corp., and SK Broadband Inc. — are discriminating against South Korean firms by collecting minimal fees from Google, Facebook, Netflix, and other foreign content providers for accessing their [...]