KBS America, an affiliate of KBS, handles the sales of all rights of the KBS's programs in the North, South, and Central American Regions.
KBS America boasts itself of having the longest history of serving the Korean communities in the Americas among major broadcasting companies. With a growing population of Koreans and Korean Americans in the Americas, KBS America has been expanding its reach by employing various media in different regions. This enables easy access to Korean media and culture for the non-Korean speaking population as well.
This over-the-air broadcasting service is available without subscription but may be restricted geographically. The service is provided for free as long as there is an antenna. A digital TV set (ATSC) or converter is required to watch TV programs in the Americas.
Many cable service providers now include KBS World in their basic service package in most of the big metropolitan areas across the Americas. There are no additional charges to watch KBS World channel 24/7 as long as you have a basic subscription to your local cable service.
KBS World is now available 24/7 throughout the country through DIRECTV. It is available with DIRECTV's KoreanDirect package for no additional charge to DIRECTV's current KoreanDirect customers.
Many of KBS’ content is available on video-on-demand and streaming websites throughout North, South, and Central America. Some of our major partners include Hulu, Neftlix, DramaFever, Viki, and more.