Tencent Video

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Tencent Video
TencentVideo.svg
Available inMandarin
IndustryEntertainment
ProductsStreaming media
Video on demand
ParentTencent
URLv.qq.com

Tencent Video (Chinese: 腾讯视频; pinyin: Téngxùn Shìpín) is a Chinese video streaming website owned by Tencent. As of March 2019, it had over 900 million mobile monthly active users, and 89 million VIP subscribers.[1] Tencent Video's international version is WeTV,[2] which was launched in 2018.

In April 2011, Tencent Video officially launched with an independent domain. Tencent Video supports online Video-on-Demand and television broadcasts, and provides list management, video volume amplification, color quality adjustment and other functional services.

Tencent Video's strategy focuses on developing original content and supporting original programs, home-made drama, micro-movie, and short film contest and support plan.

In July 2017, Tencent Video started featuring video content on China's biggest television maker, TCL.[3]

As of October 2017, Tencent Video's revenue is CNY 65.2 billion (US$9.87 billion). In September 2017, Tencent Video was one of eight Chinese apps in the top 30 mobile apps with the largest revenue in the App Store and Google Play Stores. In October 2017, Tencent Video ranked among the top 15 apps with the largest global consolidated monthly income. Tencent Video also ranked top in revenue of iOS entertainment applications in China in October 2017.[4]

Events[edit]

  • June 2011, the Tencent Video documentary channel was officially launched.[5]
  • August 2012, Tencent Video reached 200 million daily average broadcasts.
  • April 17, 2013, Tencent Video's first British drama "Happy Lovers" (Coupling) was independently broadcast on their website.[6]
  • April 27, 2013, Tencent Video reached an agreement with six major production companies including BBC Worldwide, ITV Studios, Fremantle Media, All3Media International, and Endemol.[7]
  • June 3, 2013, Tencent Video's British TV channel was launched, which was China's first British drama broadcast platform.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tencent Video nearly reached 89 million subscribers". Archived from the original on 2018-04-15. Retrieved 2018-04-14.
  2. ^ WeTV
  3. ^ The Business Times. "Tencent makes smart TV push in joint venture with China's biggest TV maker". The Business Times Singapore. Archived from the original on 9 July 2017. Retrieved 5 July 2017.
  4. ^ Liu, Alon. "Tencent Third Quarter Earnings Report: Tencent Video realized strong growth in business and revenue". Tencent Technology. Archived from the original on 2017-12-12. Retrieved 2017-12-11.
  5. ^ "Tencent video documentary channel was launched". tech.ifeng.com. Archived from the original on 2017-12-12. Retrieved 2017-12-11.
  6. ^ "Tencent video first British drama was online". ent.qq.com (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2018-11-22. Retrieved 2017-12-11.
  7. ^ "腾讯视频与BBC等制作公司达成中国最大英剧资源引进". ent.ifeng.com. Archived from the original on 2017-12-12. Retrieved 2017-12-11.
  8. ^ "腾讯视频发布独家大剧计划 打造第一英剧平台_娱乐_腾讯网". ent.qq.com (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 2017-12-12. Retrieved 2017-12-11.

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