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

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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