German media company Tele München Gruppe (TMG) has made Filmtastic, its subscription video-on-demand service for cineastes, available on OTT platform Rakuten TV (formerly wuaki.tv) in Germany and Austria.
Wuaki.TV has become Rakuten TV, the result of a change of strategy of the Japanese Rakuten group, who owns the VOD service since 2012.
The majority of Ultra HD content in Germany’s TV and video market is provided by video-on-demand (VOD) services.
Wuaki, the streaming service owned by Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, has announced that the number of users across Europe has reached four million.
Online on-demand streaming service Wuaki.tv will launch a commercial service in the Netherlands in the first quarter of next year.
Streaming service Wuaki.TV will expand its T-VOD services to five more countries, including Portugal and The Netherlands by the end of the year.
Wuaki.tv, the streaming movies and series T-VOD service, has increased its registered user base by 500,000 during the first six months of the year in Spain, reaching 2.5 million.
Freesat has launched an app for the video on demand service Wuaki.tv on its platform.
A dedicated Wuaki.tv button will be placed on the Hisense remote controls for its 2016 newly designed smart TV models.
European films make up a third of all films available on VOD in Europe, according to a new report from the European Audiovisual Observatory.