|Industry||Digital Multimedia Broadcasting|
|Founded||December 2003 |
|Headquarters||Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea|
|Key people||Suh Young-Kil (CEO)|
TU Media Corp. is South Korea's first mobile broadcast service company headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. Its name stands for "TV for you." It was established in 2003 as a subsidiary of SK Telecom. SK Telecom owns 44% of the company's shares. Currently about 1.3 million people are subscribers to the service.
TU Media Corp. provides services on the Satellite Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (S-DMB) network with full coverage for Korean peninsular.
- 2001 Sep. Applied for the registration to the ITU Satellite Network(by SK Telecom)
- 2002 Nov. Established Wireless Test Center(Seoul)
- 2003 Sep. Signed a contract with Japan’s MBCo for joint possession of DMB satellite
- 2003 Dec. Established TU Media Corp.
- 2004 Feb. Completed Broadcasting Center
- 2004 Mar. Successfully launched DMB satellite called ‘Hanbyul’
- 2004 Dec. Acquired satellite DMB business license
- 2005 Jan. Began pilot satellite DMB service
- 2005 May Launched commercial satellite DMB service with 7 video and 20 audio channels
- 2006 May Offered 12 video and 26 audio channels
- 2006 Dec. Reached 1,020,000 subscribers
- 2007 Apr. Launched a data channel for traffic information
- 2007 Sep. Offered 18 video and 20 audio channels
- 2008 Feb. Reached 1,300,000 subscribers
- 2008 Jun. Offered 21 video and 19 audio channels
- 2008 Jul. Reached 1,400,000 subscribers
- Economy of South Korea
- Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
- Communications in South Korea
- List of Korea-related topics
- "TU Media Corp History" (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2006-11-28. Retrieved 2007-01-02. "2003년 12월: TU Media Corp 설립"
- "SK Telecom seeks to raise stake in TU Media". Korea Times. 2006-05-04. Retrieved 2007-01-02.
- "Satellite DMB launched on Busan subway lines". Korea Herald. 2006-05-26. Retrieved 2007-01-02.
- (Korean) TU Media Homepage