14th International Telecommunications Society (ITS) Asia-Pacific Regional Conference: "Mapping ICT into Transformation for the Next Information Society", Kyoto, Japan, 24-27 June, 2017
Global markets for OTT (Over-the-Top) services are growing. Focusing on OTT services in Korean media markets, this study explores technological, industrial, and policy factors in OTT markets. Specifically, platform competition and regulatory classification for market entry regulation, global OTT players’ negative impacts on national economy, reverse discrimination against domestic players and user protection issues are discussed. Based upon the discussion on competition and policy issues for OTT players, this study suggests future policy directions for Korean media markets.
Global Over-the-Top Regulatory Policy Korea Platform Competition