3 of South Korean Major Broadcasters bands together to form online streaming site for US Market called KOCOWA. The site will includes dramas from KBS , SBS and MBC and translated in English.
The KOCOWA service, started on Monday, 17th July is the first of its kind in South Korea where major broadcaster unite in a single online platform for overseas market. The site will continue to expand and will includes other continents soon enough.
KOCOWA is expected to gain major following soon since they are the original source anyway. This is good news for Korean Media lovers as there will be more contents and users can now be less dependent on online streaming sites bombarded with advertisement.
Seems like Korean Entertainment industry is looking for more ways to generate income from overseas audience and this step may very well be great for the survival of more Korean Variety shows. Variety show like Running Man who received low ratings in South Korea in still very popular among international fans.
One of the show confirmed available in KOCOWA is exclusive viewing first of G Dragon World Tour held in South Korea last month.
Aside from Kocowa, we have list out some great site to stream Korean Drama Online that are trustworthy and virus free in our previous post.
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