Shanghai initiates pilot network convergence project

15:23, December 01, 2010      

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Shanghai initiated the pilot network convergence project on Nov. 30 and Shanghai Deputy Mayor Ai Baojun has granted letters of appointment to 12 local network convergence experts including Shanghai Jiao Tong University Deputy President Zhang Wenjun.

Following the initiation of the pilot network convergence project, TV broadcasting, telecommunications and Internet network operators will shift their relations from competition to collaboration. TV broadcasting and telecommunications firms will jointly offer a package of services including cable broadband access, mobile phone, WLAN internet connection and interactive TV. Telecommunications firms will cooperate with content providers to launch video programs covering movies, TV, entertainment, animation and finance.

Related firms' businesses will be diversified. Operators will successively launch a package of services, including broadband access, fixed-line telephone, mobile phone and IPTV.

Users can enjoy interactive services. Telecommunications firms plan to launch an interactive business among TVs, computers, mobile phones and household information terminals. Related operators will make efforts to provide plenty of interactive services covering video on demand, entertainment, education and financial management.

Daily lives of local residents will become intelligent. Related operators plan to launch intelligent household applications for household security, housekeeping, TV fee payment and other businesses.

By People's Daily Online


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