Cable Technology Feature Article
China Cablecom's Proposed Rapid Digitalization Plans Augur Well for the Cable Industry
By Mini Swamy, TMCnet Contributor
It has acquired a 55 percent economic interest in a cable network in
Cablecom's strategy is to replicate the acquisitions by operating partnership models in other municipalities and provinces and then introducing operating efficiencies and increasing service offerings in the networks in which it operates.
With the digital migration in
Since the end of the year 2009, the overall number of digital subscribers registered a 21 percent increase and was considered to be an offshoot of the government mandate to digitalize television nationwide in
It is obvious that the company while adding new users also wants to generate higher revenues by advocating the acceleration of digitalization.
For the full year 2010, China Cablecom expects its
'This quarter's organic and digital subscriber growth affirms the strength of our cable assets,' Clive Ng, Founder and Executive Chairman of China Cablecom, said.
Ng further added that the significant increase reflected the broad appeal of the overall industry as digitalization continued to pick up very rapidly. He said that a more aggressive approach was in the offing and expected that their
In conclusion Ng said that the increases in ARPU and organic growth would serve to generate long-term value for the company's shareholders.
China Cablecom is an emerging consolidated cable network operator and service provider authorized by the People's Republic of
Mini Swamy is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.