Advanced Television


Plex adds FAST channels from PBS Distribution, WNET Group

Free global streaming media platform, Plex, has announced the launch of three new FAST channels from PBS Distribution, a provider of public television programmes around the world, and one new FAST channel from The WNET Group, home of New York’s, THIRTEEN – America’s flagship public television station. The new lineup, which includes PBS Antiques Roadshow,Julia […]

January 20, 2023

Plex joins Amagi’s CTV content marketplace as platform partner

Amagi, the global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced that the free global streaming media platform, Plex, has joined its end-to-end content marketplace as a platform partner. Plex is a leading Free Ad-supported Streaming TV (FAST) platform in the United States that offers its viewers premium content across genres […]

January 19, 2023

Plex doubles YOY viewership

Plex, the global streaming media platform, grew its monthly active users (MAU) to 16 million with billions of minutes watched and nearly tripled its annual ad revenue thanks to an extensive year of innovation. During the year, Plex introduced major product updates to enhance the streaming experience, doubled its FAST programming, and expanded its programming […]

January 5, 2023

Vevo channels on Plex

Vevo, the music video network, has partnered with free streaming platform, Plex, to launch several streaming channels featuring 24/7 linear programming of premium music videos. The partnership brings Vevo content to the Plex platform, which is enjoyed by millions of users across the UK, the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, and […]

November 21, 2022

Shorts launches in the US on Plex

Shorts International, owner of ShortsTV, the short movie network, and AMC Networks have announced a deal with free global streaming platform, Plex, to launch Shorts, the network’s FAST short movie channel, in the US. Viewers can access a library of international and American short films, hand-picked from the full ShortsTV catalogue of 13,000 titles, including […]

September 26, 2022

Study: Americans struggle with content discovery

Research conducted by OnePoll, on behalf of streaming media platform Plex, reveals that the average American has 13 TV shows and 16 movies on their watchlist to get through — averaging a total of 104 hours — which is enough content to last two whole flights around the world. The study of 2,000 Americans found […]

September 14, 2022

INFAST channel on Plex

Insight TV, the Millennial and Gen-Z focused content provider, has announced the launch of the Insight TV lifestyle channel, INFAST, on free global streaming platform, Plex, bringing INFAST’s line-up of content to millions of homes in the US. Plex will be the first provider in the US to offer the new rebranded INFAST channel. Popular […]

September 14, 2022

Rakuten TV launches on Plex app

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 […]

June 15, 2022

Plex adds Hearst TV’s Very Local

Very Local, the free streaming service from Hearst Television featuring local news, weather and originals, has been added to the content offerings on Plex, the global streaming media platform for popular free movies, TV, and entertainment. The Plex addition is the latest in a number of distribution agreements secured by Very Local, which is available […]

June 7, 2022

IRIS.TV powers CTV ad inventory for Plex

IRIS.TV, has partnered with Plex, the AVoD and streaming media platform, to enable contextually relevant CTV advertising on the Plex platform. By partnering with IRIS.TV, Plex is now able to offer brands more transparency into the ad inventory they’ve purchased, while protecting consumers’ privacy. IRIS.TV simplifies the complexity and fragmentation of the video ecosystem across […]

August 25, 2021