Singapore – BBC Worldwide Channels announced a new agreement to distribute BBC World News on Qook TV, KT Corp’s brand for its residential services, such as landline telephony, internet and IPTV, in South Korea. With the addition of World News, Qook TV’s viewers will have access to the latest world news including current affairs programmes specifically targeted at the Asian market including Asia Business Report. The channel will be available on channel 353 on Qook TV, reaching an additional 350,000 subscribers in South Korea. Mark Whitehead, general manager and SVP of BBC Worldwide Channels Asia said, “BBC World News is carried on all major cable and satellite platforms in South Korea. The addition of Qook TV is our first foray into the IPTV platform in Korea, and a reflection of our commitment to maintaining and expanding the availability of BBC World News on new technology platforms such as IPTV in the country.”