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SK Telecom inks Disney deal

May 17, 2010

SK Telekom has formed a joint venture with The Walt Disney Company to launch Korean-language Disney channels in South Korea in standard- and high-definition on IPTV, cable and satellite TV platforms.

Under the terms of the deal, Disney will launch Korean-language versions of Disney Channel and Playhouse Disney Channel targeted at children and families in South Korea. Launch of the channels is slated for spring 2011, pending regulatory approval from the Korea Communications Commission.

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