Study on public service model with DTV white space in Korea

Heejoong Kim, Seunghyeok Baek, Ichiya Nakamura, Hideki Sunahara

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This paper presents theoretical and experimental study on feasibility of public service for DTV idle space called DTV white space in Korea. We conducted the in-depth interview of the experts who work for the stakeholders at the related fields, such as government, broadcaster, Telco, and academia. Through the interview, we achieved the research purpose, understanding the needs for the DTV white space policy and extracting the appropriate service. It contains the direction of the spectrum management, the white space policy, and the way of the service vitalisation in public aspects. With the results of interview, we proposed the policy guideline for the successful launch of DTV white space service in public aspect rather than commercial aspect.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-67
Number of pages19
JournalInternational Journal of Information Systems and Change Management
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Contents
  • DTV transition
  • In-depth interview
  • Inductive analysis
  • Korea
  • Public service
  • Spectrum sharing
  • Technology-driven
  • White Space

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Decision Sciences(all)
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)


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