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Rakuten TV partners with Okast

October 5, 2023

Rakuten TV, the European streaming platforms in Europe, has partnered with Okast Channels to distribute and monetise new European-based FAST channels.

Convinced by the portfolio of channels proposed by Okast, Rakuten TV will distribute a selection of FAST channels in different European territories. Okast Channels enables content owners to create, launch, and distribute FAST channel in a few weeks to key platforms, including now Rakuten TV.

This new partnership is part of the strategy of the European consortium FAST4EU, created by Okast, to develop a European ecosystem to address the FAST market.

Cédric Dufour, CEO and President, Rakuten TV Europe, commented: “In our continuous effort to bring the best entertainment to viewers across Europe, we are glad to partner with OKAST to expand our FAST offer with their portfolio of premium channels”

Cédric Monnier, CEO, Co-founder Okast, added: “We’re particularly proud of being able to distribute premium channels on a key platform like Rakuten TV. As a key platform in Europe, and committed to rich and local content, Rakuten TV’s large footprint will give an unprecedent opportunity for European content to reach a bigger audience.”

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