The Wuaki.tv channel has launched on Roku® streaming players in the UK and Ireland. The channel allows consumers to rent or purchase popular TV shows and movies with current titles including Deadpool, The Revenant and Spotlight.
Wuaki.tv, which also features great long-format dramas such as Game of Thrones or Breaking Bad, is now available from Roku’s comprehensive selection of 2500+ UK streaming channels including popular choices such as YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Video, NOW TV, Sky Store, Google Play, BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All4 and My5.
European streaming service Wuaki.tv currently has more than 3.3 million registered users throughout Europe. Consumers can rent or purchase movies and TV shows directly on their Roku streaming player starting from £4.49 (4,99 EUR).
“Welcoming Wuaki.tv to the Roku streaming platform in both UK and Ireland enriches the content offering for these countries with some of the most talked about TV shows and movies. Wuaki.tv offers each country a localized and diverse catalogue movies and TV shows from all major studios,” said Ed Lee, vice president of content acquisition at Roku.
“Our goal is to get Wuaki.tv on all popular connected TV platforms, which clearly includes Roku,” said Sidharth Jayant, Global Product Director at Rakuten Wuaki.tv. “Since the launch of Wuaki.tv we have seen tremendous growth in these markets. There is strong demand for streaming content.”