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China's LeTV launches smartphone, inks production deals
China's LeTV launches smartphone, inks production deals

Chinese entertainment and tech company LeTV said Tuesday it would launch its new mobile phones and smart television service in the U.S. and establish an American headquarters in Redwood City, joining a raft of Chinese competitors expanding their operations to California. With splashy near-simultaneous events in Beijing and San Francisco, LeTV said it would initially target its offerings at Chinese-speaking Americans, a potentially receptive audience for its expansive library of TV episodes and films. The company said it planned to localize its products and content for the mainstream American market. LeTV is among China’s top video streaming services and sellers of smart TVs and...