Korean 4K UHD OTT and IPTV distribution partnership

Insight TV, producer and broadcaster of adventure travel and extreme sports genres in true 4K UHD, has signed a distribution contract with SK broadband through its partnership with Thema TV. The deal will see the Seoul-based telco, one of the largest broadband operators in Korea, distribute Insight TV’s popular 4K UHD channel.

Insight TV UHD will be available on B tv UHD, SK broadband’s IPTV platform, and on Oksusu, its OTT service. This announcement continues to highlight the company’s major growth and success in the last 12 months.

Lee, Hyung-hee, CEO at SK broadband, said: “As a major player in Korea’s telcoms market we are used to delivering state-of-the-art services to our subscribers. Our viewers expect UHD programmes that reflect their interests and aspirations and Insight TV brings new exciting international content and delivers on every level.”

Graeme Stanley, commercial director at Insight TV, said: “These are very exciting times for Insight TV and we’re very happy to make this announcement. We have many distribution partnerships in place with first-class operators and we’re committed to delivering the highest quality 4K UHD content to millions of viewers across the world.”

Arnaud Verlhac, SVP distribution at Thema TV, said: “We are delighted to strengthen our presence in Korea thanks to the hard work of our local team and are proud of delivering genuine UHD content to SKB, the leading platform in the country.”