China Difficulties, Netflix, and Why We Love Licensing

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Netflix for years was trying to set itself up in China, so as to be available to viewers in China, just as it is available in “over 190 countries.” Read More

iQiyi Confirms Netflix Deal, ‘Hopes’ for Top Shows

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iQIYI confirmed that the two companies had formally agreed to content licensing cooperation covering dramas, animation, documentaries, reality TV shows and other types of content, in a statement. Read More

Chinese Films to Watch on Netflix Tonight

 /  Reviews  / 
For the Chinese film fan -- or for the film industry professional trying to bone up on the best of the recent oeuvre -- Netflix is a good resource, but it's not a great one. Read More

The Complicated Relationship between Tech Markets and Streaming Regulations in China

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China's State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT) now requires social media providers to obtain a special license in order to broadcast video or audio. Read More

First Netflix, Now Amazon Prime Video Expand Globally — Without China

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Amazon Prime Video expanded its global presence on Wednesday, provided that by "globally," one doesn't expect that to include China. Read More

Netflix Loses Its Chill, Scraps Plans to Launch Streaming Service in China

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Netflix’s goal to become the world’s most ubiquitous streaming service in the world hit a snag on Monday with the company officially putting its plans for China on ice. Read More

Will Netflix Ever Go to China?

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Netflix has not entered the Chinese market, and unless it changes its business strategy or China changes its approach to regulating content and Internet streaming, it probably will not be doing so soon. Read More

On Screen China: ‘Crouching Tiger’ Sequel

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There's something fundamentally wrong, offensive even, about the English-language Crouching Tiger sequel landing in China dubbed into Chinese. Read More

Netflix May Never Break Into China (1)

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As other tech giants have learned the hard way, China is a market all its own, and Netflix will have to play by Chinese rules. Wired Read More