China Telecom opens Shanghai IPTV lab

China Telecom has started an IPTV research laboratory within its existing Shanghai research facility, according to local newspaper reports. The aim, those reports said, is to develop technologies in line with international standards, and to provide IPTV-related testing and validation services.

China Telecom offers IPTV services in conjunction with Shanghai Media Group, and those services now reach roughly 1 million customers in 17 cities throughout China. The companies are aiming to reach 2 million subscribers by the end of this year.

For more:
- see this post at China Knowledge

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