By Princewill Ekwujuru
The President of StarTimes Group, Mr. Pang Xinxing has emphasized on the new stage of development for China-Africa radio and television cooperation at the eighth edition of the annual African Digital TV Development seminar in Beijing, China.
The seminar is a strategic think-tank for stakeholders in the African broadcasting industry organised by StarTimes.
Emphasising the need for a new stage of development for China-Africa radio and television cooperation, StarTimes President said: “In order to adapt to the requirements of media development under the Internet environment, StarTimes has developed a content distribution platform based on its own network and content resources and strong research and development capacities. We are very pleased to be at the forefront of helping Africa gradually make a transition to a modern and intelligent society.”
Speaking, Deputy Director of the State Council, Information Office of China, Mr. Guo Weimin, told participants that China continues to foster the growth of the media in Africa as part of the development strategies for Africa in the overall China-Africa Cooperation. He noted that this year is very important for the relations between China and Africa, with a lot of high-level exchanges happening, adding that the China-Africa relationship has now entered an all-time high as a result of promising progress in partnerships.