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iQIYI Brings HD 4K Blu-ray Streaming Services to Hotels Across Thailand

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QIYI, Inc. (NASDAQ: IQ) (“iQIYI” or the “Company”), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, today announced that its high-speed streaming “Qisubo” service is now available in select hotels across Thailand as a result of a new partnership with leading Thai telecommunication operator AIS and China Unicom Global Limited (“CUG”).

iQIYI Brings HD 4K Blu-ray Streaming Services to Hotels Across Thailand

High-end hotel brands in Thai locations frequently visited by Chinese tourists, including 99 Heritage Hotel, Villa Siri Lanna Hotel, Ping Viman Hotel and Icon Aonang Hotel are already taking part in the initiative. Hotel guests can now access iQIYI 4K Blu-ray video content with the convenience of simply scanning a QR code through the iQIYI APP.

Through iQIYI’s partnership with AIS and CUG, iQIYI high speed streaming can be flexibly applied to all kinds of large, medium and small networks, while maintaining the same level of high-quality audio and video content to which iQIYI users are accustomed. Guests will also have access to iQIYI’s TV Guo screen casting product, enabling them to enjoy premium quality 4KBlu-ray video on a big screen controlled by the smartphone.

“The quality of iQIYI ‘s content is increasingly being recognized across borders, and our new partnership with AIS and CUG to bring HD streaming to Thai hotels is a game changer for the millions of Chinese tourists who visit Thailand on holiday each year,” said Liu Wenfeng, Chief Technology Officer at iQIYI. “Our partnership with AIS and CUG represents an unprecedented step forward for iQIYI’s services overseas in terms of user experience, copyright protection, and network costs.”

Made possible by the stability of AIS’s internet infrastructure and CUG’s strong regional capabilities, iQIYI’s new offering represents first time a Chinese online video platform has collaborated with overseas telecom operator to offer its services overseas. Going forward, iQIYI will continue to expand its overseas services by bringing its signature high quality audiovisual experience and user-friendly platform to Chinese tourists and overseas Chinese.