Qingdao Daily, 11/10/11
Qingdao Cable TV and Qingdao Unicom have selected a number of qualified residential complexes in the city to deploy HD bi-directional DTV and IPTV as part of China's small-scale network convergence trials, which began in January 2010. The trial currently cover 6,000 households. Qingdao Unicom has invested over RMB 500 mln to provide 95% of households with 4 Mbps broadband coverage and over 50% of households with 20 Mbps or faster connections. IPTV services include live broadcasts, VOD, timeshifting, and other value-added services.