Disney pacts with Korea's SK Telecom
Posted: Fri., Feb. 20, 2009, 5:41pm PT
SK Telecom cuts deal with Disney
Mobile users will have access to hit films
By Ian Mundell, Han Sunhee
SK Telecom cuts deal with Disney - Entertainment News, Technology News, Media - Variety
Disney-ABC Intl. Television has pacted with Korea's SK Telecom to offer full-length movies and TV series on mobile VOD, Disney's first such deal outside North America.
From March, SK Telecom mobile subscribers will have access to titles including "Wall-E" and "National Treasure" as well as TV series such as "Desperate Housewives."
Disney is also planning to set up a joint venture with a local partner to bow a Disney channel in Korea, according to Rob Gilby, senior VP and managing director for Disney-ABC Intl. TV (Asia Pacific).