South Korean broadcasters to propose more content on their OTT platform
KBS, MBC and SBS will offer more content to their audience on the OTT platform. The mobile on-demand service, which is a joint venture between these free-to-air broadcasters, has more than 400,000 subscribers in Korea.
An agreement reached between the South Korean OTT service Pooq and BBC Worldwide allows viewers to live stream, catch-up view and watch BBC World News and CBeebies, as well as access BBC titles such as War and Peace on-demand.
Under the terms of the agreement, CBeebies and BBC World News will be available in real time. Additionally, more than 400 hours of BBC natural history and drama content will be available via Pooq’s SVOD and TVOD services. Titles covered in the deal include all three seasons of the crime drama Sherlock, seven seasons of Doctor Who, the new drama War and Peace, the drama series Doctor Foster and the natural-history show The Hunt, narrated by Sir David Attenborough.