Premier brand for Internet live video in China
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PPTV is a Chinese online video network technology platform provider offering featured television shows, sports, entertainment, news, and other popular video content. A pioneer in fifth-generation new media, PPTV is characterized by its live streaming service and professional video production. Based on the online video cloud platform PPCLOUDTM, PPTV is accessible from a variety of systems, including a PC website (www.pptv.com), mobile phones and devices, and internet TV or set-up boxes provided by certified carriers. Founded in May 2005, PPLive recently secured a $420 million investment from Lenovo and Retailer Suning. An iResearch report showed that PPLive holds more than 60% of the online video live broadcasting market, making it the most popular online video entertainment platform among global Chinese communities. Its competitors are Youku.com, Tudou.com, and Tecent Video.