LG BRINGS EXCITING KOREAN WAVE CONTENT TO SMART TV WITH NEW ARIRANG TV APP
- 08, 26 2013
LG Electronics (LG) today announced the launch of the new Arirang TV app for CINEMA 3D Smart TV in Singapore. Korea’s leading English-language television network, Arirang broadcasts news, entertainment, documentary, cultural and educational programming to more than 188 countries around the world. The app offers a number of great shows and, exclusive to LG Smart TV for the next year, access to live TV and the Hot Clip VOD service. The new Arirang TV app is set to enthrall CINEMA 3D Smart TV owners everywhere with the very best of the Korean Wave.
“LG is proud to be able to play a part in sharing the excitement of dynamic Korea with the rest of the world,” said Scott Jung, Managing Director of LG Electronics Singapore. “The new Arirang TV app for LG Smart TV delivers a wide range of excellent content from one of the most respected names in Korean broadcasting. Not only does Arirang TV meet the needs of fans of K-Pop with concerts, music videos and star interviews, it also provides up-to-date news and information on all aspects of life in Korea. LG is dedicated to reinforcing the Smart TV user experience with exceptional local and international entertainment.”
The Arirang TV app offers an extensive selection of Korean Wave content, without any charge. Exclusive to LG Smart TV for the next year, the live TV service allows users in all parts of the world to enjoy Arirang shows at the real time they air in Korea. One-year exclusive, the Hot Clip service provides access to the Arirang TV’s most popular programs on demand. For added convenience, the clips can be displayed in the lower part of the TV screen, making it easy to search VOD content while simultaneously viewing Arirang’s live programming. Additionally, users can enjoy listening to the live radio service.
Complementing the exclusive services and live radio, the app features total of 16 programs across five different categories – K-Pop, K-Tour, K-Style, K-Topic and News. The high quality shows provide an entertaining and enlightening look at the economic and cultural powerhouse in Korea. In recognition of the global hunger for Korean music, all K-Pop programs on the Arirang TV app will be available in six different languages from this September.
K-Pop, K-Topic and News shows such as Pops in Seoul, Showbiz Korea and Korea Today are updated daily; guaranteeing LG Smart TV owners the very latest Arirang has to offer. Meanwhile, the K-Tour and K-Style categories are refreshed on a weekly basis with new installments of Arirang Prime, Heart to Heart, Bizline and other great programs.
The Arirang TV app is now available in Singapore on the LG Smart World Premium Card for both 2012 and 2013 TV models.