Get the free version of Marbridge Daily delivered to your inbox

Click here to subscribe

China's SARFT Hastens Network Convergence

DVBCN, 2/21/10

In the latest development in three-way network convergence efforts, China's State Administration of Radio Film and Television (SARFT) has called on all cable operators who have yet to complete province-wide integration of their networks to finish all integration within the year, in order to lay the foundation for establishment of a nationwide cable TV network that can compete with the networks of China's three major telecom operators.

Shen Xiangjun, GM of China Cable Television Network Co., Ltd., said that review of a plan to build a national-level cable network had begun at the January meeting of national broadcast authorities.

SARFT will use a phased deployment system for the network, first calling for the completion of provincial network integration efforts within the year, then establishing a national-level cable television network company.

Keywords: government initiative Shen Xiangjun convergence television China Cable SARFT cable TV national cable company


Please note, all fields are required.
None of your personal information will be shared with third parties.



The information contained in this newsletter is based upon sources that Marbridge Consulting believes to be reliable, and we have made every effort to translate the original articles or article excerpts as faithfully as possible. However, Marbridge Consulting makes no warranty of and assumes no legal responsibility for the accuracy of either the original source material or the English language translations.

Marbridge Daily Premium

Interested in gaining full access to all newsletter articles and the Marbridge Daily archive? To learn more about premium subscription options, including pricing, please:

Click here

Marbridge Consulting RSS Feed

Marbridge Reports