Not all platforms are free, but Rakuten TV has been betting on FAST channels for its users for some time. So you can enjoy a wide variety of options without paying a single euro, yes, it has advertising. Even so, the platform is partnering with OKAST Channels to premiere more premium alternatives throughout Europe.
Rakuten TV is one of the payment platforms that also has a free service in Spain, in addition to 42 other European countries. So it is another of the alternatives that you have available on your Smart TV to watch television channels completely free. And the best of all is that, with the association with OKAST Channelsusers will soon be able to enjoy more free content.
More premium FAST channels
Platforms that rely on FAST channels, which are also known as Free Ad-Supported Streaming Television. Basically, it is a free television service that is financed thanks to the advertising they add on TV channels.
And, in this case, Rakuten TV will begin to release new FAST channels in different countries in Europe in the coming weeks. And all thanks to the new agreement it has reached with OKAST. In this way, this specific platform will allow new free content to land in regions such as Spain, since it is part of the more than 40 European countries in which this particular service can be enjoyed.
It must be taken into account that Rakuten TV is quite well known for its wide catalog of content, including free TV channels. Well, with this new agreement The aim is to develop a European ecosystem within the FAST market: ‘We are especially proud to be able to distribute premium channels on a key platform like Rakuten TV. As a leading platform in Europe and committed to quality and local content, Rakuten TV’s large presence will offer an unprecedented opportunity for European content to reach a wider audience‘, comments Cédrid Monnier, co-founder and CEO of OKAST.
The European consortium FAST4EU, created by OKAST, wants bring your content to a wider audience. Therefore, thanks to this new association, they seek to achieve this objective. Furthermore, Rakuten TV also welcomed this agreement: ‘In our continued effort to bring the best entertainment to viewers across Europe, we are delighted to partner with OKAST to expand our FAST offering with their portfolio of premium channels‘, explained the CEO and president of Rakuten TV Europe.
In this way, Rakuten TV’s new premium FAST channels will premiere in the coming weeks. In addition, with this agreement, it must be taken into account that Rakuten will be in charge of distributing and monetizing these new television channels that OKAST Channels has right now in its catalog. And although there is still no exact date, it is expected that these new content will begin to arrive on this streaming platform in the coming weeks.