BBC Worldwide Asia has confirmed a VoD deal with BTV, an IPTV service in South Korea provided by one of the country’s largest telco operators, SK Broadband. The two-year deal comprises over 600 hours of content ranging from drama, factual and natural history titles.
This is the first time SK Broadband has procured BBC dramas for their TVoD service, and the first time BBC’s programmes will be available on the service. It is also the first time SK Broadband has acquired BBC landmark natural history titles including Africa and Life Story.
Soojin Chung, GM of BBC Worldwide in Northeast Asia said, “We are committed to bringing great quality programming to viewers in Korea. SK Broadband is a valued partner and we are excited to be working with BTV to bring award winning and the best programmes from the BBC to their VoD subscribers, to watch them at their convenience.”