Sunday, October 18, 2009

TV Stations Start Broadcasting to Mobile Gadgets---In the U.S.

Why, you might say, do a post about a development in the United States on this blog which deals with Korea's Information Society? Simply to make the point that the U.S. and other countries are following Korea's lead, four years later. This also happened earlier with social networking, as the founding of Facebook and MySpace in the U.S. followed Korea's Cyworld by about four years. Digital multimedia broadcasting was introduced here in 2005 and proved to be a big hit with consumers. So much so that during certain dayparts, more people in Korea watch television on mobile devices than on conventional television sets. Those interested in developments in the U.S. can read the full article in the New York Times.

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