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A+E Networks expands UK FAST offering

A+E Networks EMEA has announced the UK launch of two new free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channels to its offering. Firstly, Deal Masters is the ultimate destination for audiences looking for tips on making extra cash. It follows wheeler dealers who use their knowledge and haggling prowess to turn a tidy profit, with shows including […]

March 20, 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

Mega Movie Weekend returns for March

Mega Movie Weekend has returned, running from March 15th to 17th offering big-budget action films to download and keep at promotional prices. The campaign runs across key retailers, including Prime Video, Sky Store, the Apple TV app, Rakuten TV, Virgin Media and EE TV Store, with prices starting at £2.99. An array of some of […]

March 15, 2024

Rakuten TV signs new European partnerships

Rakuten TV has secured new partnership agreements with telecommunications companies and TV Platforms in different European countries. Rakuten TV and 1&1 have extended their initial agreement that included more than 6,000 titles available for both rental and purchase (TVoD) by adding hundreds of titles that will be offered on demand completely free of charge (AVoD) […]

February 27, 2024

Germany: Rakuten TV launches FAST channel on Freevee

Rakuten TV, the European streaming platform, has announced the launch of the FAST channel Freitag Nacht News on Amazon Freevee in Germany. The launch reinforces the vast distribution coverage of Rakuten TV’s FAST channels across Europe. In addition to Amazon Freevee, Freitag Nacht News is also available on Rakuten TV in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. […]

February 7, 2024

Rakuten TV premieres season 2 of Discovering Canary Islands

The adventure reality show Discovering Canary Islands, original content from Rakuten TV, returns for a second season, produced with the support of Turismo de Islas Canarias and with the collaboration of Initiative and Atlantia. Hosted again by presenter Pilar Rubio, the new series premieres exclusively and free of charge on Rakuten TV on January 26th. […]

January 16, 2024

Make Up Stars premieres Dec 31 on Rakuten TV

Make Up Stars, the new talent show produced by RTVE Play in co-production with Rakuten TV and Mega TV, is looking for the next great make-up professional. The show, hosted by Pilar Rubio, premieres on RTVE Play on 19 December and on Rakuten TV, one of Europe’s leading streaming platforms, on December 31st. Make Up […]

December 12, 2023

Germany: Rakuten TV via Zattoo on 1&1

German telco 1&! – has launched its own video-on-demand service branded 1&1 Cinema. The new service has been launched via Zattoo, in partnership with Rakuten TV – one of the leading streaming platforms in Europe. The broadband customers of the telecommunications provider 1&1 can use the new Video on Demand (VoD) service ‘1&1 Cinema’ enjoying free […]

December 6, 2023

Rakuten TV announces Rumeysa: Walking Tall

Rakuten TV, one of Europe’s leading streaming platforms, is set to launch Rumeysa: Walking Tall, a documentary that follows the inspiring journey of the world’s tallest woman. This compelling documentary will be available for free on Rakuten TV from December 21st across Europe and will be exclusive to the platform. This impactful film is part […]

December 5, 2023

Rakuten TV to premiere Bojan Krkić, Beyond the Smile in November

Streaming platform Rakuten TV is set to launch Bojan Krkić, Beyond The Smile, a documentary that details the career of the Catalan striker and highlights all the difficulties experienced by one of FC Barcelona’s greatest talents, which will be available on the platform in 42 countries for free from November 3rd. The documentary, which focuses […]

October 19, 2023