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Virtual Reality Service on IPTV to Be Available by Year-end…KT CEO

Virtual Reality Service on IPTV to Be Available by Year-end…KT CEO

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12 (Korea Bizwire) --KT Corp., South Korea’s leading wireless and fixed-line services provider, will launch a virtual reality service on Internet protocol television by the end of the year, its CEO said Wednesday, in a move to boost its presence in the growing business. Hwang Chang-gyu made the announcement in a meeting [...]

Korean Companies Target Growing “Kids’ Market”

Korean Companies Target Growing “Kids’ Market”

SEOUL, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Telecommunications platforms and portal websites are competing for the sizeable market catering to services for children. Experts say that businesses are implementing strategies that target parents willing to invest big bucks for their kids. In the process, businesses are also able to secure a new generation of customers. According [...]

JadooTV Raises the Stakes with the Launch of Jadoo5 – 4K Ultra HD, Quad Core Processor, Voice Search, Free Calling, and an Entertainment Hub

JadooTV Raises the Stakes with the Launch of Jadoo5 – 4K Ultra HD, Quad Core Processor, Voice Search, Free Calling, and an Entertainment Hub

SAN FRANCISCO, Jun. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — JadooTV Inc. announced today the launch of its fifth generation IPTV set-top box, Jadoo5™. The newest box combines the latest technology – 4K UHD, H.265 High Efficiency Video Coding Quad Core Processor, 2GB DDR Memory, Bluetooth, and Screen Mirroring – with an array of new features and accessories. [...]

Watching Ball Game with Virtual Reality Wows the Crowd

Watching Ball Game with Virtual Reality Wows the Crowd

SEOUL, April 6 (Korea Bizwire) – KT broadcast the opening game of the KT Wiz’s season live through virtual reality (VR), the first mobile 360-degree live broadcast shared on the sports game site. The crowd wore exclusive VR cardboard viewers handed out by KT, and enjoyed a more dynamic view of the game. Even those sitting [...]

Pay TV Services to be Diversified: Technical Regulations to be Abolished

Pay TV Services to be Diversified: Technical Regulations to be Abolished

SEOUL, Nov. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Various technical regulations that were blocking the diversification of services among pay TV providers such as cable networks (SO) will be moderated. The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning announced that it will be drafting an item on ways to restructure the current regulations. Various technical methods could [...]

Korean Culture TV Channel to be Launched in China This Year

Korean Culture TV Channel to be Launched in China This Year

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – A channel devoted to Korean culture will be launched as part of an Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) service in China in December, run by the country’s state-run broadcaster, its operator said Monday. The Heilongjiang Newspaper, which is in charge of operating the Korean broadcast at China’s CCTV.COM, said it [...]

Samsung Introduces Internet Protocol TV Service in Spain

Samsung Introduces Internet Protocol TV Service in Spain

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) - Samsung Electronics Co. said Sunday it has teamed up with Spanish telecommunications titan Telefonica S.A. to launch an Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) service in Spain. Samsung Electronics explained that the joint service, which began last month, provides access to 119 TV channels and 30 audio channels. Unlike other IPTV services, it does not require a set-top box, which helps cut electricity [...]