B TV (South Korean IPTV)

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B TV is an IPTV service in South Korea provided by SK Broadband. It provides a variety of Video On Demand TV content and Value Added Services using an IPTV Set top box connected to a Broadband Connection also provided by SK Broadband.


  • Jul.2006 Launching B TV
  • Jan.2007 Launching Triple Play Service - (TV + Broadband Internet + Telephone)
  • Feb.2007 Launching Online Shopping Services
  • Apr.2007 Launching Value Added Service
  • Jul.2007 Reached 0.5 million subscribers
  • Apr.2008 Surpassed 0.9 million subscribers
  • Dec 2011 Launched a Linear TV service offering 80 Television channels


BTV Provides 25 VOD content categories Korea Movies, English Movies, terrestrial TV channels (KBS,MBC,SBS), Kids, Entertainment, Primary Study, Mid-Grade Study, High-Grade Study, Language Study, Shopping, Animation, Series, Music, Certification, Sports, Documentary, Life, Leisure, News, Finance

BTV has Contracts with 160 companies such as Sony Pictures, 20C Fox, Universal Studio, MGM,Paramount, Warner Bros, Disney, National Geographic, BBC Worldwide, Terrestrial TV, CJ Entertainment, Showbox, Movie Studios.

Providing JOY service (Value Added Service) : Karaoke Channel, Media Center, SMS, Weather, Newspaper, etc.,

Technical Facts[edit]

  • Platform :

H.264(MPEG4-Part10) encode
Push & Download transport
DRM security
VOD Servers & Various VAS (Value Added Service) Servers
Authorization, Billing & Management System

  • Network :

CDN (Contents Delivery Network)
Available for all kinds of connections (DSL/FTTx)

  • Terminal :

User-Friendly UI
Support HD video & 5.1ch sound
Built-in HDTV tuner & Harddisk


External links[edit]

  • [1], SK broadband site