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2011 Media and communication outlook of Korea

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Message from the President
The broadcasting and communication industry as a knowledge-based industry has played a crucial part in the growth of the Korean economy. Its importance is further increasing in terms o f both its contribution to the national economy and policy aspects as convergence of broadcasting and communication progresses. The total market volume of the industry, including broadcasting and communication services and equipment, is estimated at around KRW 140,400 billion as of 2009. During the last decade, the industry maintained an impressive growth of almost 10% each year. However, since 2003, the growth of the broadcasting and communication industry has slowed down due to saturation of mobile telephony, broadband Internet and paid service markets. For sustained development of domestic broadcasting and communication industry, accurate understanding of the changing environment the industry is currently facing is required. With the emergence of the convergence environment, distribution of contents independent of platforms or networks has been enabled. Accordingly, broadcasting and communication service providers have moved away from the conventional value chain and are expanding into new businesses based on convergence of broadcasting and communication. In the broadcasting and communication equipment domain, including mobile phone and TV, where Korea used to hold competitive advantage, OS pl


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Title 2011 Media and communication outlook of Korea
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Material Type Reports
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Korea Information Society Development Institute

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Gwacheon:Korea Information Society Development Institute

Date 2010
Pages 96
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Industry and Technology < IT
Industry and Technology < Others
Holding Korea Information Society Development Institute