“We have a strong commitment to the region, to bring quality content to our Asian audience. The deal with LG U+ is part of that commitment,” said Soojin Chung, General Manager, Korea for BBC Worldwide.

Kang Hyun-Ku, Senior Vice President of LG U+ said: “We are pleased to launch the well-known BBC World News HD Channel firstly in Korea to our subscribers who are interested in global issues and high quality.” He also added: “We are planning to work closely with BBC Worldwide to introduce the BBC’s variety of high quality content to Korean audiences.”