Quibi launched earlier this month and managed to clock 1.7 million downloads in its first week, a determine that’s above market expectations. Content high quality apart, one main criticism many individuals had about it was lack of TV casting support, however that’s about to vary soon.
In an interview with CNBC, Quibi CEO Meg Whitman mentioned the corporate is planning to add support for TV casting, although it was not introduced on the launch.
“We had at all times deliberate to have the ability to solid to your TV, so we’re going to see if we will speed up that within the engineering roadmap. We’ll ultimately get there, however it was by no means part of the launch. If we had identified about COVID, possibly it might have been,” the Quibi chief mentioned.
However, there isn’t a phrase when TV casting support will arrive broadly. To recall, Quibi made its debut as a mobile-first content material streaming platform with movies focusing on a most runtime of 10 minutes.