Headlines from China: Taiwan Confirms Ban on Mainland Chinese Streaming Firms iQIYI and Tencent Video

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Taiwan has officially set to ban mainland Chinese streaming giants iQiyi and Tencent Video from operating in the region beginning from early September, following the revision of an existing law that will bar their local partners from providing services for them. Read More

Video Streaming Results: Bilibili, Tencent Video, iQiyi

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Though video streaming continued to be an unprofitable business last year, all platforms have seen a recent surge in viewership as a result of the coronavirus lockdowns that started in late January, and are expected to be at least partially sustained throughout the year. Read More

Tencent Video, iQiyi Blasted on Weibo for Levying Extra Fees on VIP Members

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Online video streaming platforms Tencent Video and iQiyi have come under fire on Chinese social media for charging premium subscribers for earlier access to episodes of a popular TV series, resulting in executives from both companies promising to change the pricing policy for the series. Read More

Tencent Video Partners with Maoyan to Further Entertainment Push

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With this partnership, Maoyan and Tencent Video will integrate their ecosystems by converging traffic, promoting a joint membership program, and sharing data. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Video Saw Almost Zero Growth in Q1

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Tencent's online video streaming unit Tencent Video saw almost zero growth in new subscriptions or advertising income in Q1. Read More

Launch of Big New Romance on Tencent Video Marred by Advertising Bug

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"Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace" is the first work China Literature will have to report to shareholders after having agreed to complete the acquisition. This will also be a way for Tencent practice to diversify its earnings portfolio. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ to be Released in China on November 3; Tencent Video Now Has Over 43 M Paid Users

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American superhero film 'Thor: Ragnarök' and sci-fi movie 'Blade Runner 2049' have scored November release dates for China. Read More

Trailing Rivals, Tencent Short-Video App Pivots to Movies and TV

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Tencent’s plan to reposition Weishi comes as the short-video app has fallen behind rivals Douyin and Kuaishou. Read More

Tencent Takes 20% Stake in Japanese Video Game Firm Marvelous

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Tencent has reportedly agreed to invest 7 billion yen ($65 million) for a 20% stake in Japanese video game developer Marvelous, the latest sign that the Chinese tech giant is further expanding its video gaming empire overseas. Read More

CBI Video: Tencent Weishi Stages a Return to Peppa Village

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Director Zhang Dapeng takes viewers back to the rural hamlet of last year's viral hit "What is Peppa?," this time on behalf of Tencent’s short video platform Weishi. Read More

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