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Trial 3D TV Service to Begin This Year in South Korea

By November 26, 2009March 24th, 2020Newswires

Trial 3D TV Service to Begin This Year
by Kim Tong-hyung

The Korea Communications Commission (KCC), the country`s converged regulator for broadcasting and telecommunications, is kicking off the three dimensional (3D) television drive, with the goal of having television stations beam terrestrial 3D broadcasts sometime next year.

The KCC will issue a license in January to start the trial services for land-based 3D broadcasting, which is to be delivered in full high-definition (HD) quality.

"Japan and Britain were first to test 3D television broadcasting through satellite networks, beaming programs for about an hour per day. However, we want to take it a step further, being the world`s first country to provide 3D television with HD picture quality through terrestrial networks,“ said a KCC official.

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