KBS America boasts itself of the longest history to serve the Korean communities in the US among major broadcasting companies. With growing population of Koreans and Korean Americans in the United States, KBS America has been expanding its reach by employing various media in different regions, which enabled an easy access to Korean media and culture for 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 US.
Many cable service providers now include KBS World in their basic service package in most of the big metropolitan areas across the US. That is, there is no additional charge 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 DISH Network. It is available at no additional cost to DISH Network customers. May require additional dish antenna.