Resembles things haven’t gone entirely smoothly with Quibi’s launch.
The concern appears to have been solved, but the Quibi client assistance account tweeted this mid-day that “some customers might be experiencing problems with the Quibi app,” only to include an hour later on that “Users must once more have the ability to utilize the Quibi application generally. Thank you for your patience.”
We understand some users may be experiencing problems with the @Quibi app. We are currently investigating. We will tweet when we have more details
— Quibi Care (@quibicares) April 6, 2020
It’s unclear just how widespread the failure was, yet according to The Verge, one staffer saw a mistake screen and was unable to search the app, while an additional was incapable of producing an account. The app seems to be working typically as I create this quickly after 4 pm Eastern.
If nothing else, it’s a tip that is dependably supplying streaming video clip is hard, also for a start-up that’s increased $1.75 billion. Heck, also Disney experienced widespread streaming problems when it introduced Disney+ in November. (It all worked out penalty.).
A fast catch-up for those of you still wondering what Quibi also is: It’s a short-form video clip solution started by Hollywood executive Jeffrey Katzenberg and led by CEO Meg Whitman (previously CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and also ebay.com).
The app is introducing with nearly 50 shows today, all of them produced mainly for mobile, with episodes that are less than 10 minutes long. After a 90-day free test, it’ll cost you $4.99 with advertisements or $7.99 per month without ads.