Friday, August 05, 2011

CNTV (CCTV) Sues China Telecom For Copyright Infringement

Geng Wenxin of Global Times, a state owned news organisation, reports about CNTV (China Network Television) part of CCTV (China Central Television) suing two provincial branches of China Telecom for using its copyrighted content without permission.

  • China Telecom at the Guangzhou Intermediate People's Court (Guangdong province)
  • China Telecom at the Nanjing Intermediate People's Court (Jiangsu province)
There are four nationwide IPTV license owners that are competing with each other. They have licenses and content, but no networks and users. Telecom operators own those resources, so they have to cooperate.

Read more here.

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