OBS Gyeongin TV

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Type Broadcast
Country South Korea
Availability Gyeonggi Province
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 Gyeongin TV
Hangul OBSTV
Revised Romanization OBSGyeonginTV
McCune–Reischauer OBSKyŏnginTV
Hanja 오비에스京仁티브이
Revised Romanization Obiaeseugyeongtibeui Jusikhoesa
McCune–Reischauer Obiesŭkyŏngint‘ibŭi Chusikhoesa
OBS Gyeongin TV
Launched May 2, 2006
Country South Korea
Broadcast area Seoul, Gyeonggi Province, Incheon
Analog Channel 21 (Seoul)
Until December 31, 2012
Digital Channel 36 (UHF 603.31MHz-LCN 8-1) (Seoul)
SkyLife Channel 31 (HD)
Available on
South Korean cable systems
(Seoul Capital Area only)
Check local listings for details
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)
Streaming media
KOREALIVE Click on OBS 채널8

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 broadcaster with no regional network affiliate unlike other terrestrial networks. LCN is 8-1 and the call sign is HLQS-DTV.


  • February 21st, 2006 : Gyeongin local terrestrial broadcasting licenses Recommended Basic Plan / publicity.
  • February 22nd, 2006 : Young-Ahn Hats, Inc. established OBS Corporation.
  • February 24th, 2006 : Gyeongin area recommendations apply for terrestrial authorization notice.
  • March 27th, 2006 : Gyeongin area recommendations apply for terrestrial authorization deadline.
  • April 28th, 2006 : Gyeongin local terrestrial broadcasting license established.
  • May 2nd, 2006 : Gyeongin TV was launched in Incheon.
  • July 22nd, 2006 : Amendment of Incheon Media law passed the national assembly.
  • August 29th, 2006 : Inaugural Meeting.
  • August 30th, 2006 : Established OBS.
  • November 8th, 2006 : Kim Sung Jae, president inauguration of OBS Corporation.
  • April 5th, 2007 : OBS Gyeongin TV recommended decision clearance.
  • April 12th, 2007 : 3 transmitting station, relay station received approval recommendation.
  • July 25th, 2007 : President Joo Cheol-Hwan inaugurated by CEO Kim Sung Jae.
  • November 23rd, 2007 : OBS of analog TV and digital TV stations permit issuance (MIC), carried out test broadcast.
  • December 7th, 2007 : OBS Gyeongin TV station get a certificate of inspection.
  • December 28th, 2007 : OBS Gyeongin TV's first broadcast is the Election 2007.
  • December 30th, 2007 : OBS starting broadcasting.



  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 KD Transportation Group