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Rakuten launches in the UK

September 26, 2013

DowntonAbbeyBilling itself as a “game-changer” in the sector, from the Japanese organisation Rakuten Japan, is a hybrid business model offering users a choice of a la carte rental of the latest movies and TV series, or a monthly subscription to the Wuaki Choice service, providing limitless streaming of a wide selection of film and TV content, all from a single service.

“Our special hybrid model is what truly sets us apart, along with the top quality of the content material we program each and every week in the Wuaki selection, stated Jacinto Roca, founder and CEO of “For us, top quality is vitally crucial. We started Wuaki.television with a clear objective to bring top quality content material to all households in an simple and affordable way. We truly want to be a game changer for this industry, and try to reinvent the rules to greater accommodate what clients really want from an on-line video service.”

Film titles at launch include Star Trek: Into Darkness, Iron Man 3 and Oblivion whilst the TV front, there are 6 seasons of Dexter, 3 seasons of Downton Abbey and 8 seasons of Grey’s Anatomy among the choices.

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