W4free announces content partnerships to add 100+ movies

Nascent UK-based AVOD service W4free has announced a handful of content partnerships that will add upwards of 100 titles to the platform. Announced by chairman Chris Sharp, W4free has signed licensing deals with Trinity Creative Partnership, 101 Films and Central City Media. The deal will see a range of films added across genres like cult […]

Watch4 secures German and UK deals with Huawei

Advertising-supported streaming service Watch4 has secured a distribution agreement with smartphone giant Huawei for its TV service in Germany and the UK. The Watch4 service is now accessible on Huawei Video in Germany, while Watch4’s UK service W4Free is also now available on Huawei Video throughout the country. Both services provide Huawei customers with access to hundreds of hours of free content. […]

W4free expands with Netgem TV deal

UK-based AVOD W4free has continued its expansion via a distribution deal with cord-cutting operator Netgem.tv.  The streaming service launched in November 2019 with a “curated mix of short form lifestyle, crime, movies and tv series.” It is chaired by industry veteran Chris Sharp and is a product of Video Solutions AG which operates similar AVODs […]

UK AVOD W4free boosts line-up with Signature titles

W4free, the UK AVOD streaming service launched last year as acquired 80 movies and mini-series from Signature Entertainment. Under the terms of the agreement, the titles will be added to the service beginning in August 2020. Among the movies added to the service under the deal are Muriel’s Wedding, Contender, Pandemic, The Heist, Wakefield and The Professor. The […]

New AVOD W4Free launches in UK with Sky handling ad sales

W4Free has become the latest AVOD service to launch in the UK. The free-to-view platform offers a “curated mix of short form lifestyle, crime, movies and tv series.” The fledgling service will be boosted by the expertise of Sky, which will handle ad sales for the service. Sky however holds no stake in W4Free, and […]