SMG expands test group, promoting service soon

Shanghai Media Group, one of the only IPTV license holders in China, has announced it plans to expand its test group of IPTV users in Shanghai from 10,000 to 50,000 by the end of the year. The first tier of service will cost about 60 yuan a month for each user for 58 channels, the higher tier runs 100 yuan a month and will include more than 63 channels and 3,000 hours of VOD.

For more on SMG's expanded trial user base:
- see this article from Shanghai Daily

Suggested Articles

Thanks largely to a drastic video subscriber drop off at AT&T, traditional pay TV providers lost close to 2 million subscribers combined in Q3.

Pluto TV says it now has approximately 20 million monthly active users.

As cord cutting trends accelerate and new SVOD giants like Disney+ take their first steps in the world, one analyst is ready to proclaim live TV dead.