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Broadband Content Bits: Chinese IPTV, BT Vision/Match.com, Swedish Piracy

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Chinese IPTV: New York-based Chinese IPTV service KyLinTV is partnering with fellow Chinese broadcaster Phoenix TV to bring 20 Chinese TV channels to European audiences over broadband, C21 reports.

BT (NYSE: BT) Vision/Match.com: The pair are partnering to bring the dating site to TV for the first time. Channel 955 will let viewers register, with a week’s free service, to search for dating partners. Users can perform the site’s social functions, like “winks”, emailing and favourite lists. BT Vision will also offer Match.com through its website. IAC (NSDQ: IACI) sold Match.com’s Euro ops to French rival Meetic in February.

Swedish P2P: There’s plenty of reason to suspect this, but Swedish online piracy has stayed at the 30 percent lower rate supposedly achieved in April by the introduction of a new law allowing content owners to get freeloaders’ details, according to Dagens Nyheter (via Swedish Wire). Legal music sales are supposedly up 14 percent so far this year.