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NBC Commentator’s Starbucks Affiliation Leads Some to Consider Boycott

NBC Commentator’s Starbucks Affiliation Leads Some to Consider Boycott

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — In an odd unfolding of events, the recent controversy over remarks by dismissed NBC commentator and so-called ‘Asia expert’ Joshua Cooper Ramo may end up pushing South Koreans to choose between love of country or love of Starbucks.  The controversy flared up on February 9, during the NBC broadcast [...]

NBC Sports Apologizes for Insensitive Comments During PyeongChang Opener

NBC Sports Apologizes for Insensitive Comments During PyeongChang Opener

PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — U.S. television network NBC Sports has apologized for broadcasting insensitive remarks relating to South Korea during the PyeongChang Winter Games’ opening, according to Olympic officials Sunday. The broadcaster came under fire after Joshua Cooper Ramo, an Asian commentator for NBC, said during the march by Japanese Olympic athletes at [...]

NBC Olympics Selects Cisco IP Video and Networking Solutions for Its Production of 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang

NBC Olympics Selects Cisco IP Video and Networking Solutions for Its Production of 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Cisco to provide IP video contribution and distribution solutions, along with networking and security solutions for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 8 – February [...]

LG Uplus Joins Hands with U.S. Broadcaster ABC

LG Uplus Joins Hands with U.S. Broadcaster ABC

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s No. 3 mobile carrier LG Uplus Inc. said Wednesday it has clinched a deal with the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) to distribute the U.S. broadcasters’ programs through mobile platforms. Under the plan, LG Uplus will offer various ABC programs to its subscribers, including “Good Morning America,” “World [...]