|Headquarters||Seoul, South Korea|
|Language(s)||Korean, English, Chinese, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Vietnamese, Indonesian|
|Owner||Korea International Broadcasting Foundation|
|Key people||JU Dong-won (CEO)|
|Launched||3 February 1997|
Arirang TV (Arirang International Broadcasting) is a South Korean-based broadcasting company operated by the International Broadcasting Foundation. It provides English information on current events, culture, and history of Korea to the surrounding areas of Korea. Arirang TV (Arirang International Broadcasting) is named after the Korean traditional folk song “Arirang.”
It began as a cable TV service in South Korea on February 3, 1997, and opened Korea's first overseas satellite broadcasting in 1999 in the Asia-Pacific region. It launched worldwide broadcasting in Europe, Africa, and the Americas in 2000.
Three channels are broadcast 24 hours a day with the main language English. In addition, they provide subtitles for Chinese, Spanish, Korean, Arabic, Russian, Vietnamese and Indonesian (multilingual subtitle services). In May 2022, Arirang Espanol, a Spanish-language YouTube channel, was launched.
Arirang International Broadcasting operates on three channels (World, UN, and South Korea), and uses a total of eight major broadcasting satellite relays. It has 36 programs covering the international economy, current situation, culture, and entertainment, and it consists of programs for domestic and foreign opinion leaders as well as programs for viewers of various ages.
Arirang Radio is the first English radio broadcast in Korea.
Currently, it is communicating with more viewers through various programs which has about 144 million households in 108 countries around the world.
Overseas satellite broadcasting projects to enhance the national image and the understanding of the international community
Domestic broadcasting business to promote foreigners' understanding of Korea and raise Koreans' awareness of globalization
Support project to enhance the international competitiveness of broadcasting videos
Broadcasting Supporting Project of Korean Broadcasting System via Foreign Media
International Exchange & Cooperation Business with Overseas Broadcasting Companies
Advertising projects; such as overseas advertising agency projects for government and public institutions
Korea World Network (1997. 2. 3 ~ 2005)
Korea's Global TV (2005 ~ 2012)
Korea for the World, The World for Korea (2005 ~ 2008)
Korea's Multilingual TV (2007 ~ 2008)
Asia's Heartbeat (2012 ~ 29/6/2015)
The World On arirang (30/6/2015 ~ 2022)
RESONATING WITH THE WORLD( From 2023 )
Korea (Domestic Broadcasting): Launched February 3, 1997. It is broadcasting through cable, satellite, and IPTV throughout Korea.
World (overseas): World (launched August 12, 1999) The main broadcasting language is English, but also provides multilingual subtitles.
UN In-house Network (overseas): Launched July 14, 2015. It is available at the UN headquarters in New York and broadcasts current news reports and liberal arts programs.
World Channel: Real-time Korean Information Channel (providing Korean information + promoting own culture + promoting modern culture + international amity exchange)
Korea Channel: Multicultural channel (providing Korean information + promoting native culture + promoting modern culture + understanding multiculturalism)
Arirang International Broadcasting operates on three channels (World, UN and Korea), and uses a total of eight satellite relays to serve as a messenger to inform 144 million households in 108 countries of Korea's past, present, and future.
In Korea, it can be watched on cable TV, satellite broadcasting, and IPTV.
Arirang TV broadcasts various genres of programs covering the international economy, situation, culture, and entertainment, and through this, it consists of programs for domestic and foreign opinion leaders as well as programs that viewers of various ages can enjoy.
•NEWS 09:00 New Day at arirang
09:30 NEWs Generation
12:00 News at Noon
14:00 The Daily Report
14:30 Issues & Insiders
18:30 Within the Frame
21:00 Arirang Nightline
12:00 Weekly News Highlights (SATURDAY)
•Arirang Issue (Current Affairs)
•Arirang Food & Travel