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Report: Over 1,940 FAST channels in US

A report from FASTMaster – a source of FAST data and analysis in the US created by industry thought leader Gavin Bridge – reveals that not only are there the biggest number of FAST Channels in the US to date, but even though the medium has matured, it is still growing. In addition to presenting […]

May 21, 2024

Curiosity, Estrella FAST channels on Samsung TV Plus

Curiosity, the factual entertainment and media company, and Spanish-language media company Estrella MediaCo are teaming up to launch a series of Spanish-language FAST channels, starting with three new channels coming to Samsung TV Plus this summer. Curiosity and Estrella MediaCo will roll out Curiosity Español, Curiosity Animales and Curiosity Motores, curating content from Curiosity’s library […]

May 3, 2024

Virgin Media TV adds 11 new FAST channels

Virgin Media O2 has announced the launch of 11 new FAST channels at no extra cost. Available to all Virgin TV customers directly via their set-top box, the new FAST channels offer 24/7 access to binge-worthy shows and comfort series including Big Zuu’s Big Eats, Flipping Bangers: Deal Masters and fan favourite concerts such as […]

May 1, 2024

WAPA+ on The Roku Channel in US

Hemisphere Media Group, the US media company targeting the US Hispanic and Latin American markets, has announced the launch of its free ad supported television (FAST) channel WAPA+ on The Roku Channel. WAPA+ serves the large Puerto Rican community in the US, and leverages the programming of WAPA-TV, Puerto Rico’s #1 TV network, offering 70 […]

April 23, 2024

Rakuten TV adds multiple new FAST channels

Rakuten TV, the European streaming platforms, has announced the addition of multiple new channels in UK, Spain, Italy, and France, as part of its ongoing growth strategy. In the UK, the RTV Biography Channel has launched focussing on the real-life stories of fascinating people from history, sports, movies and more. Sharing stories of triumph and […]

March 15, 2024

Sports score big with FAST Channels

Online streaming platforms have revolutionised the way we consume media, offering a diverse array of content at our fingertips. Among the most recent phenomena within this realm is the emergence of Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV (FAST) channels, heralding a new era of accessible and on-demand entertainment. While FAST channels have primarily been associated with movies, […]

March 14, 2024


In a world where content consumption is evolving faster than ever, Free Ad-Supported TV (FAST) emerges as a beacon of innovation, offering a win-win solution for both content owners and viewers alike. With its disruptive model, FAST is reshaping the landscape of television, ushering in a new era of entertainment accessibility. But what exactly is […]

February 19, 2024

Stingray FAST channels on Xiaomi TV+

Stingray, a specialist in music and video content distribution, business services, and advertising solutions, has announced the launch of five video channels on Xiaomi TV+, a free ad-supported TV streaming service platform. This cooperation was made possible through the commercial support of THEMA, a Canal+ company. The offering is now live and available on all Android […]

January 22, 2024

WBD launches 15 FAST channels in Poland

TVN Warner Bros Discovery has launched 15 new FAST channels in Poland available via local streaming platform Player. Each of the new FAST channels, exclusively available online, grants access to a range of programming from the TVN library on any internet-connected device. Kasia Kieli, President and Managing Director Warner Bros. Discovery Poland & CEO TVN, […]

January 18, 2024

HIP HOP TV and FAST Channels TV join forces

HIP HOP TV has announced an electrifying collaboration with FAST Channels TV, catapulting the enthralling realm of hip-hop culture onto the global stage. This groundbreaking partnership marks a pivotal moment in the evolution of HIP HOP TV, a renowned channel dedicated to delivering the hottest hip-hop TV shows, movies and music videos, while also providing […]

December 21, 2023