OpenChina-ICT Dialogue Conference November 15-16, 2012 in Beijing

Posted in etctetera, Internet World on September 19, 2012 by thomas4infosoc

This should a great event for information exchange between Chinese and EU ICT experts and policy-makers. Free of charge:

November 15-16, 2012
Wenjin Hotel – Beijing, P.R. China
Registration form | Speaker form | B2B form
Event flyer | B2B event brochure Participants tips
For complementary information, please contact the event organisers

The OpenChina-ICT 2-days Dialogue Conference will be held at Wenjin Hotel on November 15-16, 2012 in Beijing, P.R. China, with the support of the European Commission.

The event (free of charge) aims at developing concrete recommendations for actions for international cooperation in ICT between Europe and China. It will comprise one day dedicated to discussions on ways of improving support to current EU-China cooperation and on enhancing direct dialogues among policy‐makers and ICT research communities of China and Europe. The second day will include one-on-one business matchmaking among European and Chinese companies and a study visit for European visitors to have a better view of the overall infrastructure and environment of R&D in China.

http://openchina-ict.eu/project-events/dialogue-conference-in-china/

Asia makes slow progress on roaming rates | Telecom Asia

Posted in Telecoms Policy on September 12, 2012 by thomas4infosoc

call from the Indonesian Communication and Information Minister for an ASEAN free roaming zone.” 

Asia makes slow progress on roaming rates | Telecom Asia.

Die Innovationen der chinesischen Mikroblogs (German only)

Posted in Internet World on September 11, 2012 by thomas4infosoc

Uebersicht zu den populaeren Weibo-Diensten: Deutsch-Chinesisches Kulturnetz – Kulturaustausch zwischen Deutschland und China.

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…

CNNIC第30次互联网报告_专题_网易科技

Posted in Internet World on July 24, 2012 by thomas4infosoc

CNNIC latest figures on Internet Development in CHina CNNIC第30次互联网报告_专题_网易科技.

China cablecos’ broadband revolution

Posted in Telecoms Policy on July 23, 2012 by thomas4infosoc

an overview over recent developments around the Chinese broadband strategy: China cablecos’ broadband revolution | Telecom Asia.

KPMG Survey Predicts China’s Rise As an IT Innovator

Posted in Uncategorized on July 23, 2012 by thomas4infosoc

China on the right track to innovation?

KPMG Survey Predicts China’s Rise As an IT Innovator « China IPR – Intellectual Property Developments in China.

State Council’s Plan for China 2015: 3G Everywhere, 100 Mbps Broadband

Posted in Telecoms Policy on July 19, 2012 by thomas4infosoc

State Council’s Plan for China 2015: 3G Everywhere, 100 Mbps Broadband.

Is that “the broadband plan”, or yet another preliminary stage? Ambitious it is…

Will China Mobile offer fiber-to-the-home?

Posted in Telecoms Policy on July 3, 2012 by thomas4infosoc

Will China Mobile offer fiber-to-the-home? – Telecoms Tech.

China Mobile finally, after years of waiting, in reach of a broadband license? Will there be a third choice, or yet another player in the Game of Regional Monopolies?

China Reshuffles Its Broadband Pack

Posted in Telecoms Policy on July 1, 2012 by thomas4infosoc

“China’s broadband market is about to be reshaped to help the government reach its ambitious rollout targets. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) is expected to announce a national broadband plan in September, local industry executives say.”
full story:

Light Reading Asia – Cable – China Reshuffles Its Broadband Pack – Telecom News Analysis.