LeEco’s US$2bn takeover of Vizio called off

LeEco’s planned US$2 billion takeover of US TV maker Vizio has been called off, with the company citing “regulatory headwinds” to completing the deal. In place of the takeover, China-based LeEco will still co-operate with Vizio, with the company to give access to its content ecosystem on Vizio TVs, as well as possibly bringing Vizio […]

LeEco builds US streaming service

Mondo, a producer and distributor of animations aimed at adults, has struck a deal with LeEco and will add several of its shows to the Le Eco cloud-based streaming service in the US. Mondo’s Happy Tree Friends and Deep Space will be added to LeEco smart TVs and mobile devices as they launch in the US. The Chinese firm […]

China’s LeEco ‘to announce Netflix deal in Q3′

Chinese technology company, TV maker and streamed content provider, LeEco, is reportedly in talks with Netflix about striking a content partnership. According to a South China Morning Post report, LeEco co-founder and vice chairman, Liu Hong, said in Beijing on Tuesday that the company is “planning a very significant cooperation with Netflix”. Hong claimed that […]