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Arrival of Disney+ Likely to Stir Up Streaming Service Market in S. Korea

Arrival of Disney+ Likely to Stir Up Streaming Service Market in S. Korea

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – When Disney+, a content streaming service from Walt Disney Co., starts its service in South Korea in November, this will likely bring seismic change to the landscape of the local streaming service market. Disney+ is currently offering its service in 61 countries in 21 languages, including Asian Pacific countries [...]

CJ’s Tving Emerges as Major Threat in S. Korean Streaming Service Market

CJ’s Tving Emerges as Major Threat in S. Korean Streaming Service Market

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — The fast-growing South Korean video streaming service market has entered a new phase as local over-the-top (OTT) service operator Tving pulled off a sharp increase in its users last year, data showed Wednesday. Tving gained two notches to finish third in the latest ranking of OTT service providers released [...]

Blue Chips Rush into Netflix-led S. Korean Streaming Service Market

Blue Chips Rush into Netflix-led S. Korean Streaming Service Market

SEOUL, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The landscape of the South Korean streaming service market is facing seismic change as new players have been jumping into the booming sector in diversified forms. As the protracted novel coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the trend toward mobile-based binge-watching of content, e-commerce firms, like Coupang and online portal operators, [...]

LG Electronics Expands Hallyu Content on its Smart TV Streaming Service

LG Electronics Expands Hallyu Content on its Smart TV Streaming Service

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Thursday that more content on the Korean Wave of popular culture can be watched on its smart TVs via its streaming service as the company tries to attract more consumers in major markets amid the pandemic-driven stay-at-home trend. LG Channels will now have more content [...]