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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

Research: 6 in 10 US homes AVoD viewers

According to research firm TDG, six-in-ten connected-TV households now watch a free ad-supported streaming service on television. YouTube remains the dominant free VoD provider, with free ad-supported streaming TV services (FASTs) such as Pluto TV and IMDb seeing growing audiences. “Clearly the effects of work-from-home and lack of traditional leisure options during the pandemic accelerated […]

August 19, 2021

Qwest TV joins Plex

Qwest TV is partnering with Plex, the free entertainment streaming service, to give millions of viewers around the world access to the musical vision of Qwest TV co-founder Quincy Jones. With many partnerships in place around the world, Plex is the first device-agnostic way to access Qwest TV’s curated channels in the US. “Plex is […]

June 30, 2021

Plex raises $50m in growth equity

Streaming media platform Plex has completed a growth equity round of $50 million (€41.7) from existing investor Intercap. The financing includes approximately $15 million in new capital for Plex, with the remainder of the funds used to purchase shares and options from employees and shareholders. The new capital will further Plex’s mission of being a […]

April 14, 2021

FUEL TV joins PLEX

FUEL TV, the home of action sports, is now available on free streaming platform PLEX. FUEL TV provides an extensive catalogue of action sports including surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, skiing and mountain biking. “We’re excited to be a part of the PLEX channels’ group,” stated Fernando Figueiredo, FUEL TV’s CEO. “For 17 years, we have been […]

April 6, 2021

Little Dot Studios selects Amagi for linear OTT business

Amagi, a global SaaS leader in broadcast and streaming TV technology, has announced it is working with Little Dot Studios to help deliver its expansion into OTT and CTV platforms. Little Dot Studios, an award-winning digital content studio and broadcaster, is one of the largest distributors of premium television content on YouTube and is now […]

February 25, 2021

Wurl Q3 ad impressions up 129%

Wurl, a provider of streaming video distribution and advertising services for connected TV (CTV), has announced that all of its key growth metrics continued to accelerate in the third quarter of 2020. The company grew viewership sharply and served 129 per cent more ads for its partners than in the prior quarter. “Everything is accelerating. […]

November 2, 2020

OTTera channels on Plex

White label OTT service OTTera is providing 12 Live TV channels to Plex, the streaming media platform which now offers 80+ free channels to consumers worldwide. OTTera brings a wide variety of lifestyle, sports and kids channels to the Plex platform, including social media sensation Cooking Panda, kids favourite Toon Goggles, booze-inspired Drink TV, karaoke, […]

August 4, 2020