• KBS World: Bringing Enhanced Services For Global Audiences During Coronavirus Crisis
  • [2020-04-14]

  • KBS World has further strengthened its services for international audiences worldwide in response to the Coronavirus global crisis.


    The country’s leading international broadcasting service has been continuing its efforts to utilize all of the platforms to keep the audiences informed and entertained during this Coronavirus quarantine period since 24 March, 2020.


    KBS World has been bringing all the essential news and information about the nation’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic through its international broadcasting platforms, KBS World TV, KBS World 24 TV and KBS World Radio as well as their streaming services via YouTube.  Especially, KBS World’s dedicated Coronavirus web-site, http://world.kbs.co.kr, has the latest breaking news and information.  Also, the KBS World channels have reinforced its audience services by providing foreign language subtitles, live coverage of main news bulletins and real time scrolling text.


    KBS World TV, a 24-hour international channel of KBS, is currently available for 54 million households in 117 countries across the world.  With 100% original programming by KBS, the entertainment channel mainly delivers the latest dramas and entertainment programs with multilingual subtitles.

    KBS World 24 TV provides quality KBS content selected from its extensive archives and the whole raft of programs, including the latest news and documentaries for seven million Koreans abroad.

    As the nation’s flagship international radio broadcaster, KBS World Radio has a key mission to enhance friendly ties and an understanding of Korea among people in the global community.  First aired in 1953, the multilingual international radio channel is serviced in 11 languages: Korean, English, Japanese, French, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Indonesian, Arabic, Vietnamese and German.