Notice Concerning Strengthening Radio and Television Transmission Network Construction and Management

GBH No. (1998)33

All provincial, autonomous region and municipal People’s Government, the Ministry of Information Industry, SARFT:

In recent years, following the development of our country’s telecommunications undertaking, radio and television television network construction has also developed rapidly. But, because of all sorts of reasons, many localities have adopted method of creating a system of their own and established independent network in network construction, and problems have emerged  of duplicate cable radio and television network construction, causing waste of State resources and funds, etc. In order to realistically avoid duplicate construction, the State Council has recently convened a premier business conference, which conducted special theme research, and has made provisions on this. On the basis of the indications of the State Council leading comrades, hereby, the relevant spirit and provisions are notified as follows: Continue reading