Leo Park, Senior Manager Satellite Distribution and Marketing at Arirang TV, said, “This is a major milestone for Arirang TV, and we’re delighted to bring our programmes to a new British audience.”
The HD channel is being supported by Globecast.
Didier Mainard, SVP Sales, Marketing and Communications at Globecast, said: “In a country as multicultural as the UK, there’s a huge demand for programming from different International broadcasters. We’re delighted to have been chosen by Arirang TV. The reach of our network, our strong relationships platform operators and the expertise and knowledge of our staff on the ground were key to the success of this project.”
On top of the ground services and satellite capacity, Globecast provided Arirang TV with assistance and guidance to gain a European Broadcasting License, liaised with the UK satellite platforms Sky andFreesat, and worked with PRS for Music regarding the channel’s music licensing.