Rakuten TV launches on Plex app
June 15, 2022
Rakuten TV, the European VoD platform, has launched 91 linear channels on global streaming platform Plex.
The Rakuten TV channels, currently distributed on smart TVs, Website, iOS app and Android Mobile app, will now be available on the Plex platform in Spain, the UK, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. The offer will include Rakuten TV thematic Film Channels, covering various genres, such as Drama, Romance, Thriller, Action, Comedy, Documentaries and Family, consisting of titles sourced from top Hollywood and Local Content partners. Plex will also be carrying FAST channels from internationally well-known brands such as The Guardian and Hola!, as well as Rakuten Stories, home of Rakuten TV’s exclusive series and documentaries.
Available across an array of devices, Plex offers free ad-supported movies, shows, and live TV together with the ability to easily search—and save—any title. With the addition of Rakuten TV channels, Plex says it will expand on its already robust content catalogue, providing an even stronger entertainment offer.