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Wecast Network and the China Electronics Chamber of Commerce (CECC) Form Exclusive Strategic Partnership

- Partnership will have WCST be the exclusive provider of B2B V (Virtual) PaaS and other supply chain services to CECC's 4000 electronic  manufacturing industry members

NEW YORK, March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Wecast Network, Inc. (NASDAQ: WCST)  ("Wecast" or the "Company" or "WCST"), announced  today an exclusive partnership with the Chinese Electronic Chamber of Commerce  ("CECC").  Under the strategic alliance with the CECC and its  4000 electronic manufacturing industry members, WCST be the exclusive provider  of B2B V PaaS (WCST's Virtual & Mixed/Hybrid Reality Platform), big data  management and other supply chain services and sales tools.

Established in 1988,  CECC is a national corporate organization of electronic industry companies and  organizations across China and is the largest trade organization  under the PRC's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

The purpose of CECC is  to serve its members, the market and the government by promoting and fostering a favorable environment for the manufacturing and sales of electronic products as well as enhancing its members' economic strength, legal interests and social influence.

WCSTS's B2B V PaaS will create extensions to multiple commerce chain components: the storefront, the available inventory, the brand, content related to the brand, the accessibility of a product and overall procurement. WCST is looking to use its V PaaS as a centerpiece of its e-commerce business with AI-enabled data management, search and settlement capabilities all combining to become amongst the first globally with a viable and scalable B2B Virtual Commerce model.

About Wecast Network Inc. (

Wecast Network Inc (NASDAQ: WCST), is a next generation global brand licensing, IP sales and video commerce company driven by AI and Big Data.  With a firm focus on 4 strategy pillars which include: Brand, Content, Commerce and Licensing, the Company is leveraging and optimizing its legacy operations as a premium content Video On Demand service provider in China to evolve into a global, vertical, ubiquitous and transactional B2B2C, mobile-driven, consumer and supply chain management platform.  By aiming to establish the world's premier multimedia, social networking and smart e-commerce-enabled network with the largest global effective connected user base, Wecast, through this expanded, cloud-based, ecosystem of connected screens combined with strong partnerships with leading global providers, will be capable of delivering a vast array of WCST/YOD–branded products and services to enterprise customers and end-use consumers - anytime and anywhere, across multiple platforms and devices.

Wecast has content distribution agreements in place with many of Hollywood's top studios including Disney Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures, NBC Universal and Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, Miramax, as well as a broad selection of the best content from Chinese filmmakers.  In addition, the Company has governmental partnerships and licenses as well as numerous JV partnerships and strategic cooperation agreements with an array of distribution and content partners in the global new media space. Wecast is headquartered in both New York, NY and Beijing, China.

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Jason Finkelstein
Wecast Network, Inc.

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