AfreecaTV is the most famous P2P technology-based video streaming service in Korea. The site mainly re-transmits TV channels, but also allows users to upload their own videos and shows through their PC and mobile. Since the launch of Afreeca TV in 2006, they have accumulated more than 12 million members and over 3.5 million viewers use Afreeca TV daily. As a self-media platform, this is a system that anyone can use to broadcast simply using their webcam, covering various topics and functions such as broadcasting, viewing, channel listing, live chatting, and discussion boards. Independent broadcasters called Broadcasting Jockeys deliver live broadcasts to viewers, who can add them to their list of favorite channels using an Afreeca Player tool. Some channels have tens of thousands of viewers at any given time. Paid services such as quick views or channel relays allow the Broadcasting Jockeys to gain an additional source of revenue.
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Turning players into paid customers is usually the foundation for many online and mobile games. What's the rate that you can get those players to actually pay and become returning customers? What is the maximum rate that you can do so? A theme of localization runs through some of the most successful player to payer conversion tactics, for a few interesting reasons. Today we will discuss how to maximize conversion rates with local currencies and local banks.