Netflix has been lingering on China’s doorstep for a long time, unable to navigate the minefield of local content regulation laws, but that could be about to change.

LeEco, one of China’s largest internet firms, hinted on Tuesday they are planning “very significant cooperation” with the company, to be announced this year. Liu Hong, co-founder and vice chairman of LeEco revealed the partnership at an event in Beijing.

LeEco has set a September deadline for a U.S. event after a two month delay, where they are expected to outline their strategy for North America. The Chinese company recently purchased a site in Santa Clara for their U.S. headquarters.

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Cate Cadell

Cate is a tech writer. She worked as a journalist in Australia, Mongolia and Myanmar. You can reach her (in Chinese or English) at: @catecadell or catecadell@technode.com