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Vision & History

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HISTORY OF
BUSAN ENGLISH BROADCASTING

FOUNDATION

2008
year
05. 29
Blueprint for Busan English Broadcasting radio station established
09. 26
The Busan English Broadcasting Foundation founded
-> Korea Communications Commission
2009
year
02. 27
Busan English Broadcasting Foundation (Busan e-FM) launches
-> opening day of the radio station
05. 23
Global Gathering 2009 -> first live show coverage
06 .27
On-air internet broadcasting service begins
2010
year
01. 01
Air time expands (21 hours to 24 hours a day)
12. 13
Busan e-FM relocated to Centum City
2011
year
09. 23
Busan e-FM smartphone application service launches
10. 27
MOU signed with United State's Atlanta Korean Radio
11. 09
MOU signed with Japan's Fukuoka Love FM
2012
year
02. 27
BeFM's 3rd anniversary special program, [Atlanta Arirang, Forgotten Mother's Song], selected as the "excellent program of February" by the Korea Communications Standards Commission.
2013
year
09. 23
Gwangju (GFN) & Busan (BeFM)' joint documentary production [Arirang Road: A journey to the sound of YoungNam and HoNam Provinces]
10. 28
Initiated Multilanguage (Chinese) Broadcasting
2014
year
03. 05
Concluded MOU with Qingdao TV Radio Station
10. 28
Special live production of the 2014 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference
2015
year
02. 02
Relay station, 103.3㎒, in 기장, 정관 and 녹산
04. 20
Recipient of the 2015 Korea Communications Commission Excellence Award
06. 23
Recipient of the Gold Radio award at the 2015 New York Festivals World's Best Radio
09. 30
Broadcasted 2015 KBO match in English for the first time in the nation (Lotte VS KIA)
2016
year
03. 12
Started to strengthen contents competitiveness
-> Korea Radio Promotion Association
05. 29
Initiated Multilanguage (Vietnamese) Broadcasting
12
Renewal of permission for terrestrial broadcasting
-Korea Communications Commission
2017
year
01
Recipient of the 201st PD Award of the Month
-Korean Producers & Directors' Association
02
Secured production and supply contract for English
contents customized for students in Busan Metropolitan City
03
Selected as a contents production support business by Foundation for Broadcast Culture
04
Selected as subsidiary company of Local Broadcasting Development Business by the city of Busan
06
Recipient of 2017 Newyork Festivals UN DPI Bronze Award
2018
year
02
Secured production and supply contract for English
news customzied for students in Busan Metropolitan City
03
Selected as the recipient for contents production
support from ‘The Foundation of Broadcast Culture’
04
Selected as the recipient for Busan Metropolitan City’s
‘Local Broadcasting Development Support Project’
06
Selected as the recipient for Busan Metropolitan City’s
‘Local Broadcasting Development Support Project’

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