BBC to be seen on Qook
World News will be distributed on new IPTV platformHONG KONG -- BBC World News will be distributed from Thursday in South Korea on KT Corp.'s new IPTV platform Qook TV.
"The addition of Qook TV is our first foray into the IPTV platform in Korea, and a reflection of our commitment to maintaining and expanding the availability of BBC World News on new technology platforms," said Mark Whitehead, general manager and SVP of BBC Worldwide Channels Asia. The 24-hour news channel is already available on all the country's major cable and satellite platforms.
The IPTV sector was liberalized last year and Qook, one of three main ventures, claims 380,000 subscribers.