The three apps are Arirang TV Live, Arirang and Arirang Radio Live.
Operated by the Korean International Broadcasting Foundation, Arirang broadcasts news, entertainment, documentary, cultural and educational programming, providing a entertaining and enlightening look at the economic and cultural corridor in Korea.
Arirang TV Live and Arirang Radio Live provide live streaming of the latest news and entertainment in Korea, while Arirang allows viewers to catch up on all Arirang programmes.
“More and more broadcasters are launching HTML5-based TV apps to offer a seamless interactive experience for their viewers,” says Daniel Nordberg, Head of Content Acquisition for Opera TV at Opera Software.
“The Opera TV Store delivers a wide range of high-quality content via TV apps, forming a unique entertainment portal that allows Smart TV viewers to enjoy great content around the world. We are excited to launch Arirang’s TV apps, which meet the needs of K-Pop fans with exceptional local and international entertainment.”
The Opera TV Store is an HTML5-based application platform that gives users a rich selection of entertaining apps. It is already available globally on Smart TVs, set-top boxes and Blu-ray Disc players. Brands offering the Opera TV Store include Sony, Samsung, TiVo, RCA, TCL, Vestel , Amino, Changhong, Humax, Hisense, Konka, Skyworth and more.
“With the surge of internet users around the world, it is important for us to bring Arirang TV programs to all the digital platforms,“ says James O.S. Kim, Director of New Media Team, Arirang TV. “We are very excited to have our programmes available in the Opera TV Store, which has been distributed around the world through many Smart TV brands and reach millions of new users.”