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Young Consumers Join Subscription Sharing Services for Affordable Streaming

Young Consumers Join Subscription Sharing Services for Affordable Streaming

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Subscription sharing services, where customers can share subscriptions for some 10 video streaming platforms, are gaining popularity among younger consumers looking for more affordable ways to stream video content. Subscription sharing service providers form groups of three or four customers each to share subscriptions. Linkid offers sharing services not [...]

Coupang Play Steps Up to Revamp Content Prior to Disney+’s Arrival

Coupang Play Steps Up to Revamp Content Prior to Disney+’s Arrival

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — With Disney+ soon to enter and intensify competition in the South Korean video streaming market, Coupang Inc. is stepping up to improve its own streaming platform. Mobile app tracker Wiseapp conducted a survey of smartphone users who are 10 years old or older, which showed that Coupang Play, a [...]

SK Telecom Chief Hints at Cooperation with Amazon in Video Streaming

SK Telecom Chief Hints at Cooperation with Amazon in Video Streaming

SEOUL, April 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The chief of SK Telecom Co. said Wednesday the wireless carrier will likely work with Amazon.com Inc. in video streaming services as the country’s leading mobile carrier seeks to grow efforts to boost its non-mobile businesses. SK Telecom currently holds a major stake in local video streaming service operator [...]

S. Korea to Limit Excessive Payments to Livestreamers

S. Korea to Limit Excessive Payments to Livestreamers

SEOUL, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s telecommunications regulator said Wednesday it will push for a law revision to set limits on user payments to livestream broadcasters amid reports of financial damage to users that splurge on the platforms. Many video streaming platforms, including YouTube and local rival Afreeca TV, operate live payments, in [...]

S. Korean Teens Spend 2 Hours Daily on Online Broadcasts

S. Korean Teens Spend 2 Hours Daily on Online Broadcasts

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean teenagers spend two hours a day watching online broadcasts streamed by individual creators, a survey showed Sunday, with YouTube being the most popular platform. According to the survey compiled by the Korea Communications Standards Commission conducted on 1,058 respondents, South Korean teenagers spent 114.9 minutes every day [...]