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THE INVESTOR
March 24, 2019
Big Reunion

Mobile & Internet

SK Broadband launches homeschool TV service for toddlers

  • PUBLISHED :March 12, 2019 - 16:07
  • UPDATED :March 12, 2019 - 16:08
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South Korean fixed-line operator SK Broadband on March 12 introduced a homeschool service targeted for toddlers on its IPTV network, in collaboration with education experts.

It has teamed up with Play Songs, a music-oriented play school for kids, to release its homeschool version on B tv.
 


The firm will provide the premium education TV content for toddlers who spend most of their time at home, along with books, play kits and work books.

It will also offer education content and play kits in partnership with Pororo and Tayo, animation characters that are hugely popular among kids.

The IPTV service provider also upgraded its interactive children’s story ontent, in collaboration with SK Telecom’s Media Labs, based on the mobile carrier’s augmented and virtual reality technology.

“We launched the TV homeschool service to target consumers who care about kids’ education,” Kim Hyuk, a member SK Broadband’s Segment Tribe, said in a press briefing. “We are analyzing the various viewing habits and lifestyles of 4.8 million B tv customers with an in-house big data analysis system to provide customized services.”

By Ram Garikipati and newswires (ram@heraldcorp.com)

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