Advanced Television


Mythical 24/7 launches on Plex

Mythical Entertainment’s linear channel, Mythical 24/7, has launched on Plex. This is Mythical 24/7’s fifth launch since successfully launching on The Roku Channel back in March. Award-Winning Content Creators, Digital Superstars, and the Founders & Co-CEOs of Mythical Entertainment, Rhett McLaughlin & Link Neal (AKA Rhett & Link), have bootstrapped Mythical Entertainment into a 90+ […]

September 27, 2023

Channel 4 first FAST channels for US

British broadcaster Channel 4 has launched its first international channels after striking deals with US streaming platforms Tubi, Plex and Xumo Play. Two channels – 4 Adventure and 4 Emergency – will be available on the streaming platforms making hundreds of hours of Channel 4 content, alongside other UK programming, available for free to millions […]

September 4, 2023

Love Stories TV Channel now on Plex

Love Stories TV, a specialist in delivering genuine love stories for entertainment, has announced the launch of its free-ad-supported (FAST) channel, The Love Stories TV Channel, on entertainment platform Plex. This launch follows the success of The Love Stories TV Channel with partners, including Fubo, Redbox, Sling, Vidaa, TCL, Local Now and The Grio, among […]

August 31, 2023

Nolly Africa HD now on Plex

International Nollywood broadcaster African Movie Channel’s Nolly Africa HD is now available on Plex. This new partnership was facilitated through a joint distribution deal with Amagi, the cloud-based specialist in the FAST, CTV, and broadcast space. With 17 million monthly active users, Plex offers free ad-supported TV shows and movies, FAST channels, and live TV channels […]

July 31, 2023

Omdia: E Europe FAST revenues at $42m by 2028

The Central and Eastern European (CEE) market is on track to reach $42 million (€39.3m) in free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) revenues by 2028 according to new research from Omdia. CEE joins a buoyant market currently dominated by the US, with rapid expansion from the UK, Canada, and Australia expected over the next four years. […]

June 5, 2023By Colin Mann

Google TV adds more free streamers

Google TV is getting a significant update aimed at expanding access to free, streaming TV. The service will now integrate access to free streaming channels such as Tubi, Plex and Haystack News directly in its redesigned Live tab, alongside its existing channels from free streamer Pluto TV. It’s also organising its own set of more […]

April 12, 2023

Study: Over 2,200 FAST channels in EU5

More than 2,200 FAST channels are active across platforms such as Plex, Pluto TV, Rakuten TV, Rlaxx TV, Samsung TV Plus and Xumo in the EU5 countries (Germany, Spain, France, Italy and UK). According to the AVoD/FAST Market Report by Médiamétrie and NPA Conseil, half of these channels are exclusive to each domestic market. In […]

April 5, 2023From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Vionlabs partners with Plex

Vionlabs, a provider of cognitive AI technology, has partnered with Plex, the free global streaming media platform, to enhance the viewing experience with more accurate and intuitive UX. The partnership will see Vionlabs’ technology integrated into Plex’s streaming service, delivering enhanced viewing experiences for Plex’s 16 million monthly active users worldwide. “We’re very proud that […]

April 5, 2023

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