CIK Telecom and IQIYI North America Signing Ceremony Marks the First Partnership for IQIYI in Canada
12/17/2020

iQIYI will be providing streaming service and content in Canada through CIK Telecom

Online PR News – 17-December-2020 – Toronto, Ontario – CIK Telecom and iQIYI North America formed their partnership on Dec. 12, 2020 in Markham, Ontario marking this their first tie up for iQIYI in Canada. With this partnership iQIYI will be providing their streaming service and their content in Canada through CIK Telecom from Dec. 20, 2020 bringing a wide variety of top Asian content to over 270,000 CIK customers in Canada.

CIK Telecom is a leading telecom company in Canada that has been offering internet services to diverse community since 2003. CIK Telecom already known for being a customer-centric company, and providing services in multiple languages, will bring more options for entertainment, news and other content to their customers via this partnership, as iQIYI offers contents from China, South Korea and Thailand with subtitles in more than 10 different languages.

iQIYI is one of Asia’s most popular online streaming service offering TV series, movies, variety shows, animation and various other high-quality original content ever since it was founded in 2010. After 9 years, in 2019, iQIYI exceeded “100 million” paid subscribers making a new era for the 100 million paid subscribers in Asia’s video streaming market. In 2018, iQIYI issued its IPO and began trading on the NASDAQ global market under the ticker symbol “IQ”.

As one of the leading streaming service in Asia, iQIYI has won the hearts of the customers and entertainment industry alike with their successful original dramas line-up which have won in several awards shows and garnered positive reviews around the world. By expanding their audience, CIK customers can now enjoy the iQIYI content in Canada through their CIK TV device which will also be available in the Google Play store and App store. Users can enjoy free content such as “I can I BB” and will also be able to sign-up for iQYIY’s VIP plan to unlock the latest hits such as “The Wolf” and “Long Night”. To mark the first partnership in Canada, for limited time all new iQIYI subscribers from CIK Telecom that sign up for a VIP plan will enjoy the service for free for one month.

The holiday season is the best time to cozy up with family and friends to catch up on your favourite shows and movies. Take advantage of CIK’s Winter Sale Bundle which comes with Internet, Home Phone and TV services starting at $39.99 per month and start binging on shows like “HAHAHAHA”, “Daughters”, “Hush” and “Hikara no Go”.

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“COVID-19 has demonstrated the importance of staying connected. With CIK Telecom connecting ethnic communities across Canada for 17 years and iQIYI being one of the world’s leading online entertainment platforms, I can’t think of a better partnership in response to the challenges of this year. I am excited to join this exciting milestone for our community and look forward to seeing what you accomplish in the future!”

- Hon. Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade

“As CIK Telecom becomes the first in Canada to partner with iQIYI North America Inc., I recognize this is a significant and ground-breaking collaboration that will provide even more entertainment options to CIK Telecom’s customers located in Markham and Canada. iQIYI is a leading online and video streaming service and their investments made in our country will be an exciting opportunity for CIK Telecom and its customers. We commend you for your commitment to enhancing the social, cultural and economic fabric of our community.”

- Frank Scarpitti, Mayor of Markham

About CIK

Founded in 2003, CIK Telecom is a leading telecommunication company in Canada registered as a licensed carrier with CRTC (Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunication Commission). CIK provides High speed cable and DSL internet, Fibre internet, Digital Home Phone, IP TV and Home monitoring. Today CIK has over 400 employees and over 250,000 customers in Canada with offices other than in Canada located in US, China, Vietnam, India and Morocco.
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