Jacinto Roca


EXCLUSIVE: Rakuten looking at SVOD launches across international markets

Rakuten TV, the transactional video-on-demand service provider that currently operates in 12 international territories, is considering launching a version of the subscription video-on-demand service it currently provides only in Spain in other markets before the end of this year. CEO Jacinto Roca, speaking exclusively to DTVE, said that the SVOD offering would be “family-focused” and […]

Rakuten TV mulls wider European expansion

Video-on-demand service Rakuten TV is mulling plans to expand its footprint across more European countries. Speaking exclusively to Digital TV Europe, Rakuten TV CEO Jacinto Roca said “we have the intention to launch but we don’t have concrete plans yet”. Roca said that heading into next year, the firm may consider increasing its number of […]

Wuaki.TV founder upped at parent company

The CEO and founder of Wuaki.TV, Jacinto Roca, has been named executive officer at the SVoD platform’s parent company, Rakuten. This new role will see him coordinating Rakuten’s digital video operations in several regions, though he will remain as CEO of Wuaki, a spokesman confirmed. The expanded role will include strategically aligning the expanding Wuaki […]

Wuaki.tv launches in Windows 8.1 devices

Movie and TV streaming service Wuaki.tv has launched a new app that will make it available on Windows 8.1 PCs, laptops and tablets for the first time.  The free app was developed in partnership with Microsoft, and is available from today. “At Wuaki.tv, we are committed to providing the best possible user experience and HD […]