iQiyi, one of China’s largest video streaming platforms, raised prices for subscribers for the first time this month. But some users say even an extra 4 yuan is too much. Photo: Shutterstock iQiyi, one of China’s largest video streaming platforms, raised prices for subscribers for the first time this month. But some users say even an extra 4 yuan is too much. Photo: Shutterstock
iQiyi, one of China’s largest video streaming platforms, raised prices for subscribers for the first time this month. But some users say even an extra 4 yuan is too much. Photo: Shutterstock

iQiyi and Tencent Video raise streaming prices for the first time but some users question whether the extra money is worth it

  • Tencent Video and iQiyi, China’s two largest streaming sites, are raising subscription fees for the first time as they struggle to turn a profit
  • Some netizens complain about poor user experience, saying the platforms are not justifying the price hike

Topic |   Streaming video and TV
iQiyi, one of China’s largest video streaming platforms, raised prices for subscribers for the first time this month. But some users say even an extra 4 yuan is too much. Photo: Shutterstock iQiyi, one of China’s largest video streaming platforms, raised prices for subscribers for the first time this month. But some users say even an extra 4 yuan is too much. Photo: Shutterstock
iQiyi, one of China’s largest video streaming platforms, raised prices for subscribers for the first time this month. But some users say even an extra 4 yuan is too much. Photo: Shutterstock
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