The Development of Shashi and Foshan Cable TV and Their Subscribers' Program-Watching Behavior

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-88
Journal / PublicationIssues and Studies
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1996
Externally publishedYes


In recent years, mainland China has witnessed rapid development in the cable TV Industry. The Shashi and Foshan cable TV stations were among the first to begin operations, are currently well-developed, and have served as models for many other cable TV stations during their initial stages. The objective of this paper is to study the development and management of these two stations and the program-watching behavior of their subscribers. The methodologies include literature review, personal interviews, and questionnaires.

Research Area(s)

  • Cable TV industry, Channel and program arrangements, Data processing, Foshan (Guangdong), Shashi (Hubei)