WorldConnect Celebrates success of Chinese-UK partnership to deliver Chinese cultural entertainment, documentaries and news to UK audiences

London April 18th 2012 – last night, in front of government representatives celebrating business success between China and Britain, broadcast specialist Vision247 presented the delivery of internet broadcast channels via the UK’s Freeview platform for China Central Television (CCTV), the largest TV network in China.

Vision247’s service formed a backdrop to the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) reception for Mr Li Changchun, Member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau, Central Committee, Communist Party of China. Vision247’s technology was highlighted as a Sino-British success story before an audience that included:

  • Mr Cai Fuchao, Minister of State Administration of Radio, Film and TV
  • Ed Vaizey, Minister of Culture, Communications and Creative Industries
  • Jeremy Browne MP, Minister of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Mr. Liu Xiaoming Chinese Ambassador to the UK
  • Lord Sassoon, Commercial Secretary to Treasury
  • Jim Paice Minister of State for Agriculture and Food

Sir David Brewer, Chairman of the China-Britain Business Council, in his speech last night observed: “In a wonderful example of Chinese and British business working closely together, China Central Television programmes are now available free to UK viewers through an agreement created by Vision New China, part of London based broadcast specialist, Vision247.”