Digital TV News: KT Corp

MPEG LA expands HEVC license coverage
Mar 19, 2015 – MPEG LA has announced that the coverage of its HEVC Patent Portfolio License has been updated to conform with recent revisions to the HEVC standard as defined in Recommendation ITU-T H.265 v2 (10/2014).
News categories: MPEG LA, Digital TV, Licensing, Patent, Worldwide

KT launches Broadcom-enabled Ultra HD IPTV service in Korea
Sep 12, 2014 – Broadcom (NASDAQ: BRCM) has announced that its Ultra high-definition (HD) system-on-chip (SoC) technology has enabled KT to launch one of South Korea's first 4K in-home IPTV media services.
News categories: Broadcom, KT Corp, B.K.Jeon, Dan Marotta, Digital TV, IBCShowcase, IPTV, Korea, Semiconductor, Set Top Box

IPTV subscribers hit 10 million in Korea
Aug 19, 2014 – According to the Korea Digital Media Industry Association there are now more than 10 million IPTV subscribers in South Korea. Commercial IPTV services were launched at the beginning of 2009, reaching 9 million subscribers at the end of March 2014.
News categories: Korea Digital Media Industry Association, Digital TV, IPTV, Korea, Subscribers

IPTV subscribers hit 6 million in Korea
Nov 8, 2012 – According to the Korea Digital Media Industry Association there are now more than 6 million IPTV subscribers in South Korea. The milestone comes less than four years after commercial services were launched at the beginning of 2009.
News categories: Korea Digital Media Industry Association, Digital TV, IPTV, Korea, Subscribers

KT, France Telecom Join Forces for Digital Home
Apr 2, 2010 – KT (KRX:030200; NYSE:KT) and France Telecom (Paris & NYSE: FTE) have signed a memorandum of understanding for the delivery of a digital-home solution to local customers. Under the deal, KT will utilize France Telecom's 'SoftAtHome' middleware.
News categories: SoftAtHome, KT Corp, France Telecom, Digital TV, IPTV, Korea, Middleware, Smart Home

3D coming to Korean IPTV
Mar 17, 2010 – According to a report in the Korea Times, the three IPTV providers in Korea - LG Telecom, SK Broadband and KT - are all working on 3D services for launch later this year.
News categories: LG Dacom, SK Broadband, KT Corp, Digital TV, IPTV, Korea, Set Top Box, VR

Asia subscription TV figures higher than ROW combined
Nov 4, 2009 – The Cable & Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia (CASBAA) has announced new data for subscription TV penetration across the Asia Pacific, noting that the region now has 326 million pay-TV, up 26 million homes in 2009.
News categories: CASBAA, Asia, Cable TV, China, Digital TV, India, IPTV, Market Research, Satellite, Subscribers

IPTV in Korea reaches 1 million subscribers
Oct 9, 2009 – Nine months after launch, IPTV in Korea has reached one million subscribers, the Korea Digital Media Industry Association (KODIMA) has announced.
News categories: KODIMA, Digital TV, IPTV, Korea, Market Research, Subscribers

IPTV subscribers in Korea hit 800,000
Sep 16, 2009 – The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) has said that the total number of IPTV subscribers for KT (Korea Telecom), LG Dacom and SK Broadband reached 806,184 households on Monday, September 14th, having passed the 800,000 mark the day before.
News categories: Korea Communications Commission, Digital TV, IPTV, Korea, Subscribers