0
Wireless

S Korean OTT service Pooq offers BBC content

Friday 15 April 2016 | 11:01 CET | News
BBC Worldwide has announced a new deal with South Korean OTT service Pooq. This will allow viewers to live stream, catch up and watch BBC World News and CBeebies. They will also be able to watch BBC dramas and natural history programmes on demand. Pooq users will get real time access to CBeebies and BBC World News. They will also have access to more than 400 hours of BBC natural history and drama content through Pooq's SVoD and TVoD services. Pooq is a mobile on-demand service and has over 400,000 subscribers. It is a JV between three Korean broadcasters - KBS, MBC, and SBS.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BBC / BBC Worldwide
Countries: Korea, Republic of
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

OTT


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

BBC developing new 'Story of Life' mobile app

Published 09 May 2016 10:53 CET | United Kingdom
The BBC and its commercial arm BBC Worldwide are developing a new mobile app to offer access to more than 1,000 clips of Sir ...

BBC extends contract with Badminton Horse Trials

Published 05 May 2016 15:44 CET | United Kingdom
The BBC has agreed a four-year extension to its broadcast contract with the Badminton Horse Trials. This new agreement covers the ...

BBC Player to launch in Singapore with StarHub

Published 28 Apr 2016 15:22 CET | World
The BBC's commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, confirmed that the new BBC Player multi-genre SVoD service will launch in 2016. It will ...

BBC launches new diversity, inclusion strategy

Published 28 Apr 2016 11:21 CET | United Kingdom
The BBC has launched a new diversity and inclusion strategy. By 2020, the BBC intends to have a workforce at least as diverse, if ...

Turner to launch FilmStruck SVoD service in US

Published 26 Apr 2016 14:56 CET | United States
Global media group Turner has announced the launch of its first direct-to-consumer product in the US. The new FilmStruck ...

BBC sells TV rights for RSC Shakespeare Live!

Published 22 Apr 2016 11:08 CET | United Kingdom
BBC Worldwide announced that the TV rights for Shakespeare Live! From the RSC, have been picked up by multiple broadcasters ...

Alan Shearer extends BBC contract until 2020

Published 20 Apr 2016 20:40 CET | United Kingdom
The BBC announced that former England captain Alan Shearer has extended his contract with the organisation until 2020. Shearer ...

Ericsson expands Unified Delivery Network ecosystem 

Published 18 Apr 2016 10:12 CET | World
Ericsson announced that new members joined the Unified Delivery Network content delivery ecosystem. China Telecom, Chunghwa ...

BBC World News extends Intelsat distribution contract

Published 15 Apr 2016 15:45 CET | World
Global news TV channel BBC World News has renewed and expanded its contract with Intelsat for use of multiple Intelsat premier ...

BBC Worldwide strengthens Cuba Pictures partnership

Published 15 Apr 2016 11:06 CET | United Kingdom
BBC Worldwide has announced a closer partnership with Cuba Pictures and Curtis Brown. BBC Worldwide and Cuba Pictures have ...

BBC Worldwide appoints new CFO

Published 15 Apr 2016 10:58 CET | United Kingdom
BBC Worldwide, commercial division of UK broadcaster BBC, has appointed Tom Fussell as CFO with effect from 03 May. Fussell was ...

Inside Secure adds Verimatrix ViewRight Web to DRM Fusion

Published 15 Apr 2016 09:14 CET | World
Verimatrix and Inside Secure have announced a partnership to offer freedom of DRM choice when designing solutions for ...

StarHub adds BBC First channel to pay-TV platform

Published 29 Mar 2016 17:59 CET | Singapore
BBC Worldwide Asia and Singapore operator StarHub have launched the BBC First channel in Singapore. BBC First broadcasts premium ...

CBeebies to launch in MENA on beIN on 01 April

Published 17 Mar 2016 10:32 CET | Middle East
BBC Worldwide has announced that its CBeebies children's channel will launch as a linear channel in the Middle East and North ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

17 Oct Elisa Q3 2019
17 Oct Ericsson Q3 2019, Investors day
17 Oct Telia Q3 2019
17 Oct Central European Media Q3 2019
17 Oct Tele2 Q3 2019
18 Oct Digi Q3 2019
18 Oct Reliance Jio fiscal Q2
21 Oct Logitech fiscal Q2
21 Oct Brand Marketing and Digital Summit
22 Oct DNA Q3 2019
22 Oct Snap Q3 2019
22 Oct Grameenphone Q3 2019
22 Oct Calix Q3 2019
22 Oct MWC Los Angeles 2019
23 Oct Telenor Q3 2019
23 Oct AT&T Q3 2019
23 Oct Orange Belgium Q3 2019
23 Oct Rogers Communications Q3 2019
23 Oct Microsoft fiscal Q1
23 Oct Millicom Q3 2019
23 Oct Netgear Q3 2019
23 Oct Annual Customer Service Summit
24 Oct Juniper Networks Q3 2019
24 Oct Maxlinear Q3 2019
24 Oct Verisign Q3 2019
24 Oct STMicroelectronics Q3 2019
24 Oct HKBN fiscal FY
24 Oct Nordic Entertainment Q3 2019
24 Oct Amazon Q3 2019
24 Oct Televisa Q3 2019
::: More Calendar Items