Zoom to shift to ‘partner-only’ model in China

Small toy figures are seen in front of diplayed Zoom logo
FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen in front of diplayed Zoom logo in this illustration taken March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

August 3, 2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Zoom Video Communications will shift to a partner-only model in mainland China from Aug. 23, the company said on Monday.

Users in mainland China may continue to join Zoom meetings as participants, the company added.

(Reporting by Josh Horwitz and Brenda Goh in Shanghai, editing by Louise Heavens)