1950

1953. 08. 15
First English broadcast for resident foreigners (Voice of Free Korea)

1955. 12. 01
First Japanese broadcast

1957. 09. 02
First Korean broadcast

1960

1960. 03. 01
First English and French broadcast to Europe

1961. 02. 13
First Russian broadcast

1961. 07. 01
'Voice of Free Korea' renamed 'Seoul International Broadcast (HLCA)'

1961. 08. 10
First Chinese broadcast

1962. 08. 19
First Spanish broadcast

1968. 07. 25
'Jung-Ang Broadcasting' established
(Merger between Seoul Jung-Ang Broadcasting, Seoul TV Broadcasting and Seoul International Broadcasting)

1970

1973. 04. 01
‘Voice of Free Korea’ renamed ‘Radio Korea’

1975. 06. 02
First Indonesian broadcast

1975. 09. 10
First Arabic broadcast

1980

1981. 05. 01
First German broadcast

1983. 06. 01
First Portuguese broadcast

1985. 06. 01
First Italian broadcast

1990

1994. 03. 31
Final Portuguese broadcast

1994. 08. 15
‘Radio Korea’ renamed ‘Radio Korea International’

1994. 10. 31
Final Italian broadcast

1997. 11. 03
First KBS international internet broadcast

2000

2003. 08. 15
50th anniversary of KBS international broadcasting

2003. 08. 15
Commencement of WRN Service

2005. 03. 03
Radio Korea International renamed KBS World Radio.

2005. 03. 03
First Vietnamese broadcast

2005. 12. 19
Korean Service provides its programming to American broadcasters for Korean expats

2006. 07
Arabic Service starts satellite radio broadcast through WRN

2006. 09. 18
Russian Service starts Moscow AM (738kHz)service

2007. 03. 01
Indonesian Service starts Camajaya FM(102,6 MHz) service in Jakarta, Indonesia

2007. 10
Arabic Service expands broadcast through WRN

2007. 10
English Service expands satellite radio broadcast through WRN

2008. 09. 01 - 2009. 02. 28
German Service airs on RTL AM radio in Luxemburg

2008. 10. 09
Establishes Let's Learn Korean homepage in 10 different languages

2009. 10. 20
11 language services made available on iPhone and iPod touch

2009. 10. 22
English news made available on Naver, Korea's biggest portal site

2009. 11. 01 - 2011. 10. 31
English Service begins broadcast on RTL AM radio in Luxemburg

2009. 11. 01
Let's Learn Korean (English version) audio files provided to Asiana Airlines

2009. 11. 18
Begins services in 11 different languages on Nokia internet radio

2009. 12. 01
Let's Learn Korean (English version) audio files provided to Korean Air

2010

2010. 01. 29
English and Japanese Service begin providing news to Nikkei Telecom

2010. 02. 01
Japanese and Chinese Service begin providing news stories to Naver

2010. 06. 09
Let’s Learn Korean with KBS App made available for Samsung Bada phones

2010. 08. 02
24-hour internet streaming service began in 11 languages

2010. 08. 06
Korean Cuisine App made available for iPhones

2010. 09. 07
KBS World Radio App made available for Samsung Bada phones

2011. 01. 01
Spanish Service begins broadcast on Radio Palermo 94.7 MHz FM in Buenos Aires

2011. 01
Let’s Learn Korean with KBS App made available for iPhones

2011. 03
KBS World Radio News App made available for Android phones

2011. 07. 11
11 Language Services made available via Mobile Web Service

2012.06.27
Transmission exchange agreement between KBS and Radio Canada International (RCI) for shortwave terminated.

2012.10.28
Leasing of shortwave relay transmission of the Spanish service to South America via Montsinéry, French Guiana, commensed with TDF.

2013.03.30
Transmission exchange agreement between KBS and BBC World Service for shortwave terminated.

2013.03.31
Leasing of shortwave relay transmission to Europe via Wooferton, UK for the German, French, Russian, Korean services commensed.

2013.03.31
Leasing of shortwave relay transmission of the Spanish service to South America via Montsinéry, French Guiana, terminated with TDF. Leasing of shortwave relay transmission of the Spanish service to South America via South Carolina, USA, commensed with WRN.