Rakuten TV expands its free catalog of offers related to the Kids & Family section. The OTT has indeed added the channels Teletubbies, Caillou and BABY SHARK T to a boquet that is already full of educational contents which could count on Cool School, Duck TV, Happy Kids, The LEGO® channel and Planeta Junior TV.
With this move, Spanish streaming strengthens its positioning in Europe by partnering with top European and global content creators, distributors and broadcasters. The most recent partnerships in the Kids & Family category include WildBrain, a global leader in children’s entertainment, e NEW ID, a global distributor of digital content with values that embrace the digital age.
Rakuten TV: a “connection” with the little viewers
Through the partnership with WildBrain, the platform will bring hours of entertainment suitable for children.
The iconic Teletubbies – with the aim of helping children to develop their physical, emotional and cognitive abilities in a welcoming, carefree and playful environment – will be available to audiences in the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg , Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Austria and Switzerland. Caillou – the popular animated series with 30 years of care and curiosity – can be watched by families from Spain, France, Belgium and Luxembourg.
Furthermore, thanks to the new agreement with NEW ID, the platform will offer access in 42 European countries a BABY SHARK TV, with the global phenomenon Pinkfong Baby Shark. The channel is designed to follow the perfect 24-hour routine for every child, from waking up in the morning to going to school, learning, nap time and even bedtime. The strategic partnership with NEW ID also extends to other categories for further future launches.
The growing catalog of Kids & Family programming represents a great opportunity for investors to interact with families in a safe environment for the little ones.the. For children, COPPA and GDPR-k measures combined with parental control measures ensure a protected space. For investors, age and content feedback from the award-winning content selection offers opportunities to storytelling that ensure the right relevance while at the same time paying attention to data privacy.
The linear channels of Rakuten TV can be accessed for free on the Rakuten TV app of Samsung and LG Smart TVs. Users can launch the app with a single click through the branded button on the remote control and the app pre-installed on selected Smart TVs.