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Chinese telcos have been in the IPTV business for over a decade, and though they initially made little impact, in the last five years IPTV has emerged as an important telco differentiator.


  • IPTV now ranks as the second-largest pay-TV platform in China, with more than one third of market share, and it will be the next dominant TV technology.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes the factors that lead to operators' success in IPTV.
  • Assesses the future opportunities in the industry.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key changes in China's IPTV market?
  • What did Chinese operators do to succeed in IPTV?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • IPTV sees success, despite a slow start
  • Replacing cable TV
  • Upgrading business models to focus on VAS


  • Further reading
  • Author