The World On Arirang

The World On Arirang

Reaching every corner of the world. Arirang TV is to present an unbiased view and reliable information of Korea to the world through the wide range of programs such as Korean news, cultural, educational and entertainment show, dramas, documentaries and more.

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How to Watch

Starting in March 2008, Arirang TV adds three more languages namely Russian Vietnamese and Indonesian to its current multi-lingual subtitling service. You can enjoy multi-lingual subtitles Arirang TV offers by selecting your preferred language from satellite broadcast video signals you receive. You can watch Arirang TV anywhere in the world. To find out how to set the language you wish, please follow the instructions below and enjoy watching Arirang TV with our multi-lingual subtitles.

Installation of the Satellite Receiver

  • Please install a Satellite Receiver such as IRD or STB with DVB subtitling features.(Different from Teletext)
  • Reference: DVB subtitling service provides subtitles in the pre-selected language among the 6 closed languages.

    1.Satellite : EX.Cabel TV : Cabel TV(SOs) Language selection available through SOs : Multilingual subtitlies service (English + Other languages) 2.Satellite : EX. Individual Satellite receiver : Language selection for viewers : Multilingual subtitles service (English + Other languages)

Language Selection

  • For English, subtitles or dubbing will be provided.
  • Select a language among the 6 languages below.
    → C(Chinese), S(Spanish), A(Arabic), R(Russian), V(Vietnam), I(Indonesian)
  • If PID(Packet Identifier) is required, please input the language code as listed.
    No. Language World 1 (PAL) World 2 (NTSC)
    1 Chinese 1242 1842
    2 Spanish 1243 1843
    3 Arabic 1244 1844
    4 Russian 1245 1845
    5 Vietnamese 1246 1846
    6 Indonesian 1247 1847
  • Arirang World 1 (Asia, Europe, Africa, Oceania)
    Arirang World 1 channel's Color System is in PAL.
    SOs and viewers using IntelSat-10, Hotbird, Astra, and IntelSat-2.
  • Arirang World 2 (The Americas)
    Arirang World 2 channel's Color System is in NTSC.
    SOs and viewers using IntelSat-8 and IntelSat-9.

Confirm Subtitles Appearing on the Screen

  • For the following programs, please check if pre-selected subtitles appear properly.
    Multi-lingual Programs Seoul Beijing Jakarta
    Dubai Moscow GMT/
    Drama 21:30 20:30 19:30 16:30 15:30 12:30 09:30 07:30
    Documentary World
    19:30 18:30 17:30 14:30 13:30 10:30 07:30 05:30
    Pops in Seoul 21:00 20:00 19:00 16:00 15:00 12:00 09:00 07:00
    Showbiz Extra 23:00 22:00 21:00 18:00 17:00 14:00 11:00 09:00

    ※ Broadcast Hours above are based on the initial runs and are not based on daylight saving time.

  • How subtitles appear on screen

    Screen EX : Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, Indonesian

  • If a selected language does not appear on the screen, please contact Arirang'sHelp Desk.

Tips for Selecting a Satellite Receiver

  • Three samples below are Satellite Receiver with DVB subtitling
    Please select a Receiver with the features and functions listed below.
  • Example of Satellite Receivers that provide DVB Subtitles
    IRD(Integrated Receiver Decoders) : Often used by broadcasting companies and MSO.
    Maker Model Photo
    Scientific Atlanta D-9850
    SCOPUS IRD-2600
    IRD-2900 Series
  • STB(Set-Top-Box) : Used by ordinary viewers, hotels, and small-sized SO.
    Maker Model Photo
    HUMAX DT 9500 CI
    F3 FOX CI
    IR-ACE Ⅱ
    Manhattan Plaza-XT-C
    WINIX SDF 3320
    SDF 3500
    SDF 3700

    ※ Some satellite receivers may not feature digital output.