(Yicai Global) Sept. 12 -- Aliyun Computing Co., the cloud engine service of Chinese e-commerce heavyweight Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd., is to provide cloud computing and big data services to Guangxi Radio & TV Network Corp. [SHA:600936] over a period of three years.
State-owned Guangxi Radio & TV operates radio and TV networks across the southwestern province of Guangxi. The alliance will help to deliver Aliyun's audio-visual production tools, publishing services and big data products to the government and its related enterprises.
For example, television viewers in Guangxi province will be able to purchase in-program commodities and services by scanning QR codes when watching programs.
The move will also help to promote Aliyun's products and services in the southeast Asian countries bordering the province.