Kinostar, a European distributor headquartered in Germany, is launching its first FAST channel, Turk on Video Free in collaboration with Okast, the all-in-one SaaS streaming solution provider based in Paris. Okast specialises in OTT/FAST/LIVE streaming services and is the driving force behind the FAST4EU Consortium. The channel will be available on Amazon Freevee.
Presenting Turkish movies, Turk on Video Free is the complimentary, linear counterpart to Kinostar’s Turk on Video channels, accessible on Amazon Channels in German-speaking Europe, Benelux and Scandinavia
This FAST channel is launched under the umbrella of European consortium FAST4EU, co-funded by EU, which has been supporting the creation and launch of FAST channels to audiences across the European Union since 2022.
“Turkish content holds a prominent position globally, being widely acclaimed. Following successful screenings in European cinemas and availability on various platforms such as TVoD, EST, and SVoD channels, we are thrilled to collaborate with our partner, Okast, via FAST4EU consortium, to make this content accessible to an even broader audience, free of charge and supported by advertisements,” commented Michael Roesch, CEO of Kinostar.
“The introduction of this new channel in Germany serves as another testament to the excellence and variety of European content formats eligible for the innovative distribution model known as FAST. By targeting the Turkish community, this new channel exemplifies the ability of FAST to engage multiple and diverse audiences on a significant platform such as Amazon Freevee,” added Cédric Monnier, CEO, Co-founder Okast.