Chinese Internet TV portal CNC and global OTT TV platform provider PPLive Corporation have announced a partnership that will cover multiple fronts, including content, business offerings, platform and technology.

JingCai Hu, CNC president and Xinhua vice chief editor, said: "This strategic partnership, combines the strength of CNC and PPLive, the official Chinese news agency, and the leading internet TV provider. It will enable fast expansion of CNC's new media and internet business."

Dr Tao, PPLive's CEO, added: "PPTV's global user base, global TV cloud platform, and ubiquitous device access on PC, Pad and mobile devices, combined with CNC's global media coverage will form one of the largest internet news delivery networks, delivering multimedia news from China to a global audience. This is of strategic importance to both CNC and PPTV."

CNC and PPTV plan to launch a new web portal, which will deliver news to multiple device types, including PC, mobile and pad; allowing instant news access globally.