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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 [...]

KT, LG Launches Industry’s First IPTV-featured PC

KT, LG Launches Industry’s First IPTV-featured PC

SEOUL, Aug. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s No. 2 mobile carrier KT Corp. on Thursday unveiled what it claims is the industry’s first IPTV set top box-embedded PC allowing users to reduce space and enjoy various multimedia contents. Developed under collaboration with local tech firm LG Electronics Inc., the device allows users to switch [...]

SNS Boils over Sudden Halt of KBS, MBC, SBS Airing on Mobile IPTV

SNS Boils over Sudden Halt of KBS, MBC, SBS Airing on Mobile IPTV

SEOUL, Jun. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — As SK Telecom and LGU Plus halted the broadcasting and Video on demand (VOD) service of three national broadcasters KBS, MBC and SBS on June 22, 4.1 million IPTV subscribers were suddenly cut off from the three broadcasters’ programs. The broadcasters and the two carriers were in talks about [...]

Adoption of MoCA 2.0 Drives Increase in Product Certifications

Adoption of MoCA 2.0 Drives Increase in Product Certifications

SAN RAMON, Calif., Apr. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The migration toward and adoption of MoCA(R) 2.0 continues to gather traction among operators worldwide. As further demonstrated, certified products incorporating MoCA 2.0 technology outnumber those integrating MoCA 1.1 by a factor of more than three to one. Of the 35 device certifications since the launch of [...]

KT’s Olleh TV Passes Record-setting 300 Million Monthly Viewership

KT’s Olleh TV Passes Record-setting 300 Million Monthly Viewership

SEOUL, Sep. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — KT,  South Korea’s largest telecommunications provider, has pulled off a record-setting viewership for its flagship Internet TV service “Olleh TV”.   KT announced on September 15 that the number of VOD transactions for its Olleh TV hit the 300 million marks in last August alone — the largest monthly figure for its popular IPTV service. [...]

KT Launches “Customized TV Curation Service” for Olleh TV Users

KT Launches “Customized TV Curation Service” for Olleh TV Users

SEOUL, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — KT‘s IPTV (Internet protocol television) service Olleh TV announced on August 27 that it will officially launch “Customized TV Curation Service” which provides users with TV content curation, based on the user’s personal interest. The service developed by the KT Fusion Technology Institute analyzes the likes and patterns of the user [...]