November 30, 2011 11:52
TV Chosun, the Chosun Ilbo's television channel, will start broadcasts on channel 19 on Thursday. It will be broadcast to 20 million households in Korea through cable, satellite and IPTV networks.
TV Chosun is the only channel to be broadcast on the same channel to 98 percent of households nationwide.
Korea's five major cable TV operators Tbroad, CJ Hello Vision, C&M, Hyundai HCN and CMB decided Tuesday to put TV Chosun on channel 19. Some 3.1 million satellite subscribers and 4.5 million IPTV viewers will be able to watch TV Chosun on channel 19 after satellite operators SkyLife and IPTV operators KT, SK Broadband and LG Uplus followed suit.
Other new cable channels like jTBC, Channel A and MBN, which are also starting up, have been given channels ranging from 14 to 20 depending on the region.
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