Please wait while we enable your Account

0%

Contacting Amazon Web Services
Deploying Cloud Servers, Storage, Transcoding & Database Servers
Deploying Global CDN
Deploying Firewall & Enabling Security Measures
Deploying the CMS & Admin Module
Deploying Website, Mobile & TV Apps framework
Creating your FTP account
Finishing up all the modules
Preparing for launch

Domestic Mobile TV Market Undergoing Rapid Change on Verge of VoD Services

Roshan Dwivedi Published on : 18 June 2015
Mobile Ads

 

The domestic mobile TV market is about see a fundamental change as IPTV service provider Netflix makes its debut in Korea next year, while the bad blood between terrestrial broadcasters and pay TV service providers is still ongoing.

The mobile IPTV segment, which has led the growth of the market, is likely to lose its competitiveness due to the halt of the supply of terrestrial broadcasting content. According to industry sources, the mobile IPTV services of SK Broadband and LG U+ cannot provide any terrestrial broadcasting content after June 22. The same measure was taken on June 1 with regard to new subscribers. In the meantime, Kakao TV recently launched a service with terrestrial broadcasting content.

Experts point out that the conflict over payment for the content is inevitable in the current situation in which the mobile TV service in Korea is nothing but an auxiliary service for pay TV or a tool for attracting telecoms subscribers. “As of now, Korean OTT services cannot stand on their own legs as independent platforms because they are sidekicks,” said Sun Moon University professor Hwang Keun, adding, “Their position makes it difficult to pay more for content, which, in turn, leads to a conflict with terrestrial broadcasting channels going after the payment.”

Under the circumstances, Netflix is expected to partner with media businesses, including telecoms operators, in Korea. In fact, Netflix has already finished its media market research here and had talks with various media businesses as well as KT, SK Broadband, and LG U+.

Read the entire story here.

Written by: Roshan Dwivedi

Add your comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Try Muvi One free for 14 days

No Credit Card Required

.muvi.com
Your website will be at https://yourname.muvi.com, you can change this later.

Upcoming Webinar
March 27

8:00AM PST

Introducing Muvi Live Paywall: Monetizing Live Streams

Introducing Muvi Live Paywall: Monetizing Live Streams,” where we delve into the cutting-edge world of live streaming monetization. As the landscape of streaming services evolves, Muvi is at the forefront with a revolutionary Paywall PPV monetization solution designed to empower businesses to maximize revenue from their live streams and events.

In this engaging webinar, we will provide a comprehensive overview of Muvi Live’s Paywall feature, exploring its functionalities, and the unparalleled advantages it offers to creators and businesses, especially those in the streaming industry. From seamless payment integrations to personalized user experiences, we’ll guide you through the key aspects that make Muvi Live Paywall a game-changer for content monetization.

Why Attend the Webinar:

  • Understand the present state of live stream monetization solutions.
  • Introducing Muvi Live Paywall – the ultimate PPV monetization solution for live streams.
  • Live demo of the Paywall feature: from setting up the price to purchasing and watching the stream.
  • How Muvi Live’s Paywall feature stands out among the rest.
  • Insightful tips on how to maximize your live stream revenue.

Introducing Muvi Live Paywall: Monetizing Live Streams,” where we delve into the cutting-edge world of live streaming monetization. As the landscape of streaming services evolves, Muvi is at…...

Event Language: English
1 hour