The app of streaming video service provider iQiyi is seen displayed on a smartphone. Photo: Shutterstock The app of streaming video service provider iQiyi is seen displayed on a smartphone. Photo: Shutterstock
The app of streaming video service provider iQiyi is seen displayed on a smartphone. Photo: Shutterstock

Netflix-style service iQiyi ordered to pay a subscriber US$210 for levying more fees to watch a Chinese drama series

  • The Beijing Internet Court ruled against iQiyi in a lawsuit over the extra fees it charged a subscriber to watch advance episodes of the series Joy of Life
  • Rival service Tencent Video is involved in a separate lawsuit over that same ‘pay for advance airing’ business model

Topic |   Streaming video and TV
The app of streaming video service provider iQiyi is seen displayed on a smartphone. Photo: Shutterstock The app of streaming video service provider iQiyi is seen displayed on a smartphone. Photo: Shutterstock
The app of streaming video service provider iQiyi is seen displayed on a smartphone. Photo: Shutterstock
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