New Partner: Rakuten TV will be partnering with the European League of Football
Rakuten TV will stream European League of Football TV around the world and presents exclusive content and newsabout the new European football league. Here, fans not only get all the games of the European League of Football, but above all background information, exclusive interviews and highlights around the clock. To continue the fascination of American Football and draw international attention to Europe's top football, Rakuten TV will ensure even greater reach. Rakuten TV will offer viewers and fans around the world insights into the European League of Football in the future and help professionalize European football as one of the leading VoD and streaming platforms.
About Rakuten TV
Rakuten TV is the first video-on-demand and streaming platform in Europe combining TVoD (Transactional Video-on-Demand), SVoD (Subscription Video-on-Demand), AVoD (Advertising Video-on-Demand) and FAST (Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV) services, delivering a universe of content and simplifying the entertainment experience.
The TVoD service offers an authentic cinematic experience with the latest releases to buy or rent in high audio and videoquality. The SVoD service allows subscription to the premium service Starzplay.The advertising-supported offering comprises AVoD and FAST services. The AVoD service features more than 10,000 titles available on-demand, including films, documentaries and series from Hollywood and local studios, as well as the Rakuten Stories catalogue with Original and Exclusive content. The FAST service consists of an extensive line-up of over 90 free linear channels from global networks, top European broadcasters and media groups, and the platform’s own thematic channels with curated content.
Rakuten TV is available in 43 European territories and currently reaches more than 90 million households via its branded remote-control button and pre-installed app in Smart TV devices.
About the European League of Football
The European League of Football has the goal to show the football fans European top football with top franchises. We want to stage the sport as an event for the whole family. Eight teams from three nations will compete in the premiere season, which is underway and ends with the Championship Game at the MERKUR SPIEL Arena in Düsseldorf on September 26. From Germany, Berlin Thunder, Hamburg Sea Devils, Frankfurt Galaxy, Cologne Centurions, Stuttgart Surge and Leipzig Kings are at the start. The Barcelona Dragons from Spain and the Panthers Wroclaw from Poland complete the field of participants.