Archive for the Media in China Category

China’s online video viewers watch for 5.7 billion hours monthly

Posted in Internet World, Media in China on July 8, 2014 by thomas4infosoc

This new infographic, put together by the Go-Globe team, shows just what a massive business it is. China now has 450 million online video viewers who collectively spend 5.7 billion hours per month watching stuff. There will be an estimated 700 million viewers by 2016. 

China’s online video viewers watch for 5.7 billion hours monthly.

China silences American-style TV talent shows – Behind The Wall

Posted in Media in China on August 1, 2013 by thomas4infosoc

Television singing contests have been curtailed by Chinese censors who claim the country has too many of the American Idol-style shows.

The country’s state broadcasting regulator issued a new policy Friday banning satellite channels from producing any more singing contests.

China silences American-style TV talent shows – Behind The Wall.

Chinese Operator Saw Losses in Text & Voice Businesses, Worried About WeChat

Posted in Media in China, Telecoms Policy on March 19, 2013 by thomas4infosoc

Chinese Operator Saw Losses in Text & Voice Businesses, Worried About WeChat.

Release the kraken… will the VAS wars begin soon?

Reforming the Chinese AV Supervision

Posted in Media in China, Telecoms Policy on March 14, 2013 by thomas4infosoc

“Yes, we will completely back the long-term efforts of our manager, he has the unconditional support of the board and the team!”

GAPP Director Denies GAPP and SARFT Merger Plan (3/06/13)

http://www.marbridgeconsulting.com/marbridgedaily/2013-03-06/article/63872/gapp_director_denies_gapp_and_sarft_merger_plan

“We have had intensive discussions and did not see any other way to ensure sustained success for the team in these very difficult times but to part ways with the manager. We have had very good talks with replacement candidates over the last weeks.”

GAPP to Merge with SARFT (3/10/13)

http://www.marbridgeconsulting.com/marbridgedaily/2013-03-11/article/63991/gapp_to_merge_with_sarft

SARFT Tightens Restrictions on TV Drama Themes

Posted in Media in China on August 5, 2012 by thomas4infosoc

SARFT Tightens Restrictions on TV Drama Themes | Marbridge Consulting – China Television News.

Bright times ahead for Chinese tv drama, it seems. Fits quite well with the master plan to make Chinese cultural products internationally more competitive…