CA Approves Termination of CETV’s Non-domestic Television Programme Service Licence

The Communications Authority (“CA”) approved the application of China Entertainment Television Broadcast Limited (“CETV”) to terminate its non-domestic television programme service licence with effect from 1 January 2017. The CA noted that the termination of licence was a commercial decision of the licensee.

Following the termination of CETV’s licence, there will be 16 non-domestic television programme service licensees in Hong Kong providing more than 200 satellite television channels targeting viewers in the Asia Pacific region.

Communications Authority

23 December 2016