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SK Telecom launches 5G, AR, and VR Services for esports

South Koeran telco SK Telecom has announced the launch of three separate services dedicated to esports.  The 5G, AR and VR services have been launched with a view to “offer a more realistic and immersive experience when watching esports games”. The first, ‘Jump AR’’ is an augmented reality service provides users with a ‘virtual portal’ […]

Korean pay TV consolidation moves under way

Consolidation of Korea’s pay TV industry appears to be getting into gear, with reports of a plan by mobile leader SK Telecom to acquire number two cable operator Tbroad, following last week’s announcement that LG U+ would move ahead with the acquisition of a majority stake in CJ Hellovision. According to The Korea Herald, citing […]

Sinclair teams up with SK Broadband for ATSC 3.0 JV

US local broadcast giant Sinclair Broadcast Group is to create a joint venture with Korea’s SK Telecom to develop broadcast solutions based on the ATSC 3.0 standard for the US and international markets. The two companies will jointly fund and manage a joint venture company within the first quarter of this year, with the aim […]

Korea’s SK Telecom and broadcasters team up to take on Netflix

Korean telecom operator SK Telecom has teamed with three of the country’s leading broadcasters to launch a join t OTT TV service that will enable them to better compete with the likes of Netflix. SK Telecom and broadcasters KBS, MBC and SBS have signed a memorandum of understanding that will see them combine their existing […]

Deutsche Telekom touts standard STBs and cloud TV for CEE markets

Deutsche Telekom is planning to provide a standardised ‘multi-tenancy’ digital TV platform, deploy two standard set-top models across its CEE footprint and provide a cloud-based user interface to serve legacy set-tops, as part of wider plans to leverage its multinational scale in the region. Speaking on a panel session at Digital TV CEE in Budapest yesterday, […]