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CBeebies heads to South Korea

BBC Worldwide Channels is set to launch CBeebies in South Korea for the first time, making the preschool channel available starting May 15, 2010 on the basic tier of KT's IPTV service, QOOK TV which reaches more than 1.2 million of the platform's subscribers.
May 13, 2010

BBC Worldwide Channels is set to launch CBeebies in South Korea for the first time, making the preschool channel available starting May 15, 2010 on the basic tier of KT’s IPTV service, QOOK TV which reaches more than 1.2 million of the platform’s subscribers.

KT, formerly Korea Telecom, is the country’s largest wired/wireless telecommunication service provider. QOOK TV is an IPTV service launched by KT in July 2007.

Besides South Korea, CBeebies is available in Australia, Latin America, Poland, South Africa, the US Hispanic market, Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India and Malaysia.

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