Recent reports say that a draft DTT standard has been submited by SARFT

Earlier this month the vice-minister of the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television in China (SARFT) is reported by the China People’s Daily as saying” that China has developed its own digital TV standard based on the European standard” and that a draft home-grown digital terrestrial TV standard has been submitted to the National Radio, Film and Television Standardisation Commission. The draft also needs to be approved by the Standardisation Administration in China.
China is also expecting to develop its own digital satellite standard as well as one for IPTV.
Sources:  Telecompaper
Item added: 30th March 2006