Internet TV

Shanghai Media Group wins Net TV licence

From the South China Morning Post, via Asia Media: China’s main broadcast authority says it has issued entertainment conglomerate Shanghai Media Group the country’s first license for TV broadcasts via the internet, known as IPTV. The license gives state-owned SMG the right to broadcast programs on the Internet and via mobile phone networks, the State […]

Doug Young: China telcos push Internet TV, but who will watch?

From China’s two fixed-line phone companies are moving ahead with plans to offer pay TV on their broadband networks, hoping to overcome tough restrictions on programming and squeeze more profits out of their infrastructure. China Telecom Corp., the larger of China’s two carriers, is operating a trial service in the relatively prosperous cities of […]



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