Beijing time on May 19, the morning news, according tomedia reports, California-based video conferencing company Zoom has suspended the Chinese individual users to register the service. From May 1st, free-to-person users are nearly unable to initiate meetings, but can join them. Only paid corporate accounts, or personal accounts that are upgraded to a paid version, can initiate meetings.
In the future, only businesses that provide proof of business registration and corporate bank accounts will be able to purchase their services and “no longer accept individual purchases,” according to information on the company’s China website.
Well-known universities such as Zhejiang University and Tsinghua University in China are using Zoom’s services to provide online courses for students. JD.com, Ctrip and OPPO are also customers of the company.