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BBC Worldwide to launch two channels on South Korean broadband platform

BBC Worldwide Channels has struck a deal with South Korea's SK Broadband platform that will see SK Broadband carry two of its new channels. BBC Entertainment (to be carried on SK's Channel 251) and BBC Lifestyle (to be carried on SK's channel 546) will be available from July 1, 2009. Seoul-based SK Broadband is one of the largest providers of high-speed broadband Internet access in South Korea.
June 30, 2009

BBC Worldwide Channels has struck a deal with South Korea’s SK Broadband platform that will see SK Broadband carry two of its new channels. BBC Entertainment (to be carried on SK’s Channel 251) and BBC Lifestyle (to be carried on SK’s channel 546) will be available from July 1, 2009. Seoul-based SK Broadband is one of the largest providers of high-speed broadband Internet access in South Korea.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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