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Text of report in English by South Korean newspaper The Korea Herald website on 23 February
IPTV, short for internet protocol television, is expected to gain significant momentum now that it offers real-time broadcasts, industry officials said. The internet-based TV is a powerful new medium threatening cable and satellite television, they said.
SK Broadband, the nation's number two fixed-line carrier, is taking the lead in introducing the new medium.
Starting from January, SK Broadband has offered live TV broadcasts via its IPTV service, called Broad & TV. Currently, the operator provides real-time broadcasts of three terrestrial channels - KBS, MBC and SBS - and 20 other channels that cover a variety of topics ranging from shopping, dramas to sports. Broad & TV also offers diverse …