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Program presented by National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA). As a part of Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT) projects, it aims to bridge the global digital divide by aiding development of the broadcasting and communications sector in developing countries. Ultimate goal of K-LINK is to assist broadcasting & communication experts of developing countries to plan appropriate projects and conduct advanced policies. We hope this program will be useful to all participants and we are strongly sure that it will be a great asset for participants and their countries development. Through these opportunities, we hope all participants can acquire advanced knowledge and experience high-tech technologies, furthermore, strengthen international cooperation between countries in the broadcasting and communications sector.

Countries and Participants

This graph shows the number of participants and participating countries of the K-LINK program from 1998 to 2016. The number of participants gradually increased from less than 100 participants in 1998 to reach the largest number in 2010 with 450 participants. Since then, it has slowly decreased, with less than 300 people participating in 2016. The program started with 25 participating countries in 1998, 100 countries joined the program in 2013, then the number gradually decreased to 50 countries participating in 2016.