OBS Gyeongin TV

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OBS
Type Broadcast
television
Country South Korea
Availability Gyeonggi Province
Incheon
Seoul
Owner Young-An Hat Company (22.64%)
Media Will (12.43%)
KD Group (12.30%)[1]
Key people
Kim, Jong-Oh, President
Launch date
2007 (television)[2]
Official website
obs.co.kr
OBS Gyeongin TV
Hangul OBSTV
Revised Romanization OBSGyeonginTV
McCune–Reischauer OBSKyŏnginTV
Alternative
Hangul
Hanja 오비에스京仁티브이
Revised Romanization Obiaeseugyeongtibeui Jusikhoesa
McCune–Reischauer Obiesŭkyŏngint‘ibŭi Chusikhoesa
OBS Gyeongin TV
HLQS-DTV
Launched May 2, 2006
Country South Korea
Broadcast area Seoul, Gyeonggi Province, Incheon
Availability
Terrestrial
Analog Channel 21 (Seoul)
Until December 31, 2012
Digital Channel 36 (UHF 603.31MHz-LCN 8-1) (Seoul)
Satellite
SkyLife Channel 31 (HD)
(Seoul)
Cable
Available on
South Korean cable systems
(Seoul Capital Area only)
Check local listings for details
IPTV
B TV Channel 20 (HD)
(Seoul Capital Area only)
U+ TV Channel 26 (HD)
(Seoul Capital Area only)
Olleh TV Channel 31 (HD)
(Seoul Capital Area only)

OBS Gyeongin TV is a South Korean regional television station covering Gyeonggi Province, Incheon and, since 2011, Seoul. It is the only private terrestrial commercial television broadcaster with no regional network affiliate unlike other terrestrial networks. The channel is on LCN 8-1 and the call sign is HLQS-DTV.

History[edit]

  • February 21, 2006 : Gyeongin local terrestrial broadcasting licenses were awarded as part of a recommended basic plan&publicity.
  • February 22, 2006 : Young-Ahn Hats, Inc. established OBS Corporation.
  • February 24, 2006 : Gyeongin area recommended an application for a terrestrial authorization notice.
  • March 27, 2006 : Deadline of the Gyeongin terrestrial license.
  • April 28, 2006 : Establishment of the Gyeongin terrestrial license.
  • May 2, 2006 : Gyeongin TV was launched in Incheon.
  • July 22, 2006 : Amendment of Incheon Media law passed the national assembly.
  • August 29, 2006 : Inaugural Meeting.
  • August 30, 2006 : OBS was established.
  • November 8, 2006 : Kim Sung Jae, president inauguration of OBS Corporation.
  • April 5, 2007 : OBS Gyeongin TV recommended decision clearance.
  • April 12, 2007 : 3 transmitting stations and relay station received approval recommendation.
  • July 25, 2007 : President Joo Cheol-Hwan inaugurated by CEO Kim Sung Jae.
  • November 23, 2007 : OBS of analog TV and digital TV stations permit issuance (MIC), carried out test broadcast.
  • December 7, 2007 : OBS Gyeongin TV station gets a certificate of inspection.
  • December 28, 2007 : OBS Gyeongin TV's first broadcast is the Election 2007.
  • December 30, 2007 : OBS starts broadcasting.
  • May 2010 : OBS starts broadcasting through SkyLife.
  • November 19, 2013 : A contract with iTVFM (Kyung-In Broadcasting, which owned a television station prior to 2004) was signed.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "OBS Kyeongin TV - TV station in Seoul, Korea (South) covering entertainment and local news". Mondotimes.com. 2007-12-28. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ "New TV Channel, OBS, Opens". Koreatimes.co.kr. 2007-12-26. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 

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Coordinates: 37°31′44″N 126°52′26″E / 37.52884°N 126.873881°E / 37.52884; 126.873881

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