New Delhi: In an unexpected move, OPPO India saw its YouTube channel shut down on Monday during a major event, the livestream of its highly anticipated flagship smartphones Reno 8 Pro and Reno 8, OPPO Pad Air tablet and TWS earbuds. Also Read – Snapchat chat, video calling available on the web for the first time
YouTube cut the live stream halfway through the launch event, allegedly for violating its terms of service. This account has been terminated for a violation of YouTube’s terms of service,” the notice reads. OPPO India has yet to comment on the development. Also read – Samsung’s new foldable devices are likely to arrive on August 10
Reason for suspending OPPO India’s YouTube channel
The action was apparently taken after OPPO compared its Reno8 series to the Apple iPhone. Earlier, the company was in the news for allegedly evading customs duties worth Rs 4,389 crore, as alleged by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI). Also Read – HP Unveils 2 Powerful Pavilion Series Laptops in India; Check price, features here
The smartphone maker said it was taking appropriate steps against the DRI’s announcement of the cause, including “remedies provided by law”. OPPO India said it is a responsible company and believes in a prudent corporate governance framework.
(With input from IANS)