Shanda to provide IPTV in 2005
From Pacific Epoch: Shanda CEO Chen Tianqiao: IPTV In 2005
"Chen said that Shanda will provide content for IPTV including online games, music, movies, electronic novels, and comedy shows. Also, Shanda has worked with Intel and some PC manufacturers to produce a product called Shanda IPTV Receiver. With the receivers, viewers will be able to play Shanda's games and use other IPTV services on their televisions. The equipment has completed testing and Shanda expects demand for the receiver to hit one million units in 2005. Chen also said Shanda might acquire a movie production company to produce online movies, and that the company is also preparing for 3G wireless services."