Korea New Network

Korea New Network (KNN) is the biggest regional free-to-air commercial broadcasting station based in Centum City High-tech Media district of Busan, South Korea, and affiliated with the SBS Network. It were originally founded in April 1994 as PuSan Broadcasting Corporation (PSB), and upon its establishment, it had first begun its demo emissions. Later, on 7 September 1994, that same year, it had therefore begun its test transmissions, and then later, it were then commencing its official broadcasts on May 14, 1995, but as of today, its own programs make up to 35 percent of all programs.[1]

KNN
TypeBroadcast radio
and television
Country
AvailabilityBusan and South Gyeongsang Province area
SloganFrom Here to the World
Be with and for Viewers
RevenueIncrease 7.5+ billion
OwnerNexen Tire (39.32%)
Tae Young (6.30%)
Sungwoo Hi-Tech (5.55%)
Key people
Moon Hyeok-ju (CEO)
Launch date
April 1994 (demo broadcast)
September 7, 1994 (test broadcast)
May 14, 1995 (official broadcast, television)
September 9, 1997 (radio)
December 31, 2003 (digital television)
Picture format
1080i (HDTV)
AffiliationSBS Network
(both radio and TV)
Official website
www.knn.co.kr
Korean name
Hangul
Revised RomanizationKoria Nyu Neteuwokeu
McCune–ReischauerK'oria Nyu Net'wŏkŭ
(former)
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationBusan Bangsong
McCune–ReischauerPusan Pangsong

StationsEdit

HLDG-DTV
Busan, South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea
BrandingKNN TV
ChannelsDigital: 15 (LCN:6)
AffiliationsSBS
OwnerKorea New Network
First air dateMay 14, 1995
Websitehttp://www.knn.co.kr/
HLDG-FM
Broadcast areaBusan, South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea
BrandingKNN Power FM
FrequencyFM 99.9 MHz (Busan)
FM 102.5 MHz (Changwon)
FM 105.5 MHz (Jinju)
FM 96.3 MHz (Gijang, Jeonggwan, Yangsan)
First air dateSeptember 9, 1997 (Busan)
December 29, 2010 (Changwon)
December 23, 2011 (Jinju)
September 16, 2013 (Gijang, Jeonggwan)
December 23, 2013 (Yangsan)
September 23, 2016 (Geochang)
FormatK-Pop
Power5kW (Busan)
1kW (Changwon, Jinju)
20W (Gijang, Jeonggwan)
Classall
AffiliationsSBS Power FM
OwnerKorea New Network
HLDG-SFM
Broadcast areaBusan, South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea
BrandingKNN Love FM
FrequencyFM 105.7 MHz (Busan) FM 89.3 MHz (Gijang, Jeonggwan) FM 88.5 MHz (Yangsan) FM 90.9 (Changwon) FM 98.7 (Jinju)
First air dateMay 10, 2016 (Busan)
May 10, 2017 (Gijang, Jeonggwan, Yangsan)
October 30, 2017(Changwon)
March 24, 2018(Jinju)
FormatTop 40 Mainstream/News/K-Pop/Adult Contemporary
Power1kW
Classall
AffiliationsSBS Love FM
OwnerKorea New Network
  • Television
    • Channel - Ch. 15 (LCN 6-1)
    • Launched - May 14, 1995
    • Affiliated to - SBS
    • Call Sign - HLDG-DTV
  • FM radio 1 (KNN Power FM)
    • Frequency - FM 99.9 MHz (Busan), 102.5 MHz (Changwon), FM 105.5 MHz (Jinju), 96.3 MHz (Gijang, Yangsan, Jeonggwan), 106.7 MHz (Geochang)
    • Launched - September 9, 1997 (Busan), December 29, 2010 (Changwon), December 23, 2011 (Jinju), September 16, 2013 (Gijang, Yangsan, Jeonggwan), December 23, 2013 (Yangsan), September 23, 2016(Geochang, Hamyang)
    • Affiliated to - SBS Power FM
    • Call Sign - HLDG-FM
  • FM Radio 2 (KNN Love FM)
    • Frequency - FM 105.7 MHz (Busan), 88.5 MHz (Yangsan), 89.3 MHz (Gijang, Jeonggwan), 90.9 MHz (Changwon), 98.7 MHz (Jinju)
    • Launched - May 10, 2016 (Busan), May 10, 2017 (Gijang, Jeonggwan, Yangsan), October 30, 2017 (Changwon), March 24, 2018 (Jinju)
    • Affiliated to - SBS Love FM
    • Call Sign - HLDG-SFM

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ KNN to be listed on KOSDAQ(in Korean), JoongAng Ilbo. Retrieved October 17, 2011.
  2. ^ Korea New Network Corp Announces Changes in Shareholding Structure, Reuters, June 7, 2013. Retrieved March 17, 2015.
  3. ^ Korea New Network Corp., The Wall Street Journal, Retrieved March 17, 2015.

External linksEdit