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Vision & History

Your Window onBusan and World

Bridge the gap between
Locals and Foreign Residents
  • Improve relationships width Local Foreign Communities
  • Shanring popular Korean Culture
Create and Provide
Local Cultural Contents
  • Provid domestic and local news
  • provide Culture, Tourism and Everyday Information
Improve the English
Ability of Local Residents
  • Provide an English Training Program
  • Promote Global citizenship

HISTORY

2019 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 ‘Korea Radio Promotion Association’
05
  • Selected as the recipient for Busan Metropolitan City’s ‘Local
  • Broadcasting Development Support Project’
06
  • Recipient of the Bronze award at the 2019 New York Festivals
  • World's Best Radio
09
  • Recipient of the 234th PD Award of the Month - Korean Producers
  • & Directors' Association

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
  • Recipient of the Gold award at the 2018 New York
  • Festivals World's Best Radio

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

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

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)

2014 year

03. 05
Concluded MOU with Qingdao TV Radio Station
10. 28
Special live production of the 2014 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference

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

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.

    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

    2010 year

    01. 01
    Air time expands (21 hours to 24 hours a day)
    12. 13
    Busan e-FM relocated to Centum City

    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

      2008 year

      05. 29
      Blueprint for Busan English Broadcasting radio station established
      09. 26
      • The Busan English Broadcasting Foundation founded
      • -> Korea Communications Commission