Google TV makes its way to Korea
Korea's LG Uplus partners with Google TV to bring local users live TV and 50,000 on demand titles -- and their new spokesman is Gangnam Style's Psy.
Google TV is expanding its reach and moving into Korea. The local provider, LG Uplus, is now offering an integrated Google TV set-top box with its television subscription service.
"If you've ever considered moving to Korea to enjoy its kimchi and K-pop -- starting today we have another reason for you," Google wrote in a blog post. "New and existing LG Uplus subscribers can get the u+tv G starting today, bringing live TV and 50,000 on demand titles, now integrated with Google TV apps like Search, YouTube, Google Play and Chrome."
This partnership makes Korea the tenth country worldwide to offer Google's home entertainment platform. And to kick off its promotional campaign, the will be the new spokesman in an LG Uplus advertising campaign.