LeEco drops EcoPass content subscriptions
Working For Notebookcheck
Are you a techie who knows how to write? Then join our Team!
News Editor - Details here
Chinese brand LeEco entered the US market less than a year ago, focusing its expansion on the EcoPass, a content and services subscription model that came in the same package as their TVs and handsets. Sadly, after missing the US sales target for 2016, now the company has decided to pull EcoPass' plug and to offer something else instead.
The company's official statement reads the following: "We have discontinued the EcoPass Beta program as of April 1. We will be replacing EcoPass with 3-months of DirecTV NOW with every purchase of a LeEco ecophone or ecotv. We believe this provides greater value to our customers since it has over 60 channels that include the latest movies and shows."
Fortunately, the few customers who managed to sign up for EcoPass in the past can still redeem their credits for premium video content, next to gaining access to an attractive lifetime 10 GB cloud storage offer. These being said, remains to see if LeEco shrinks to a minimum and remains a niche brand in the US or drops the market for good. For now, the company is expected to lay off around a third of its US workforce.
» Top 10 Multimedia Laptops
» Top 10 Budget Multimedia Laptops
» Top 10 Gaming Laptops
» Top 10 Budget Gaming Notebooks
» Top 10 Lightweight Gaming Laptops
» Top 10 Business Laptops
» Top 10 Budget Office Laptops
» Top 10 Workstation Laptops
» Top 10 Subnotebooks
» Top 10 Ultrabooks
» Top 10 Chromebooks
» Best Laptop Displays
» Best Laptops for University Students
» Top alternatives to the Apple MacBook Pro 13
» Top alternatives to the Apple MacBook Pro 15
» Top alternatives to the MacBook 12/Air
» Top 10 Laptops for Picture and Video Editing