Wuaki adds HBO content in Spain

Wuaki.TV has built on its recent UK deal for HBO content by adding the premium cabler’s shows to its Spanish service. The OTT service will make classic HBO series including The Sopranos, The Wire and Entourage will be available immediately. The deal covers 500 hours of HBO fare in total. Wuaki said the HBO agreement […]

Wuaki.tv launches in France

Wuaki.tv, the streaming video service owned by Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, has launched in France, just two weeks after the launch of Netflix in the country. Wuaki.tv will be available on the interent, game consoles, tablets, PCs smart TVs and via the Chromecast HDMI dongle in France. Unlike Netflix, Wuaki.tv has until now adopted a […]

Wuaki launches new 4K smart TV app

Movie and TV streaming service Wuaki.tv has launched a new smart TV app with 4K ultra high definition support and an updated user interface.  The app will be shown for the first time at German consumer electronics trade show, IFA, in the coming days, and will be demoed on smart TVs by Wuaki partners LG […]

Samsung to expand Ultra HD offering with Netflix and Amazon

Samsung has outlined plans to expand its Ultra High Definition content offering by working with global content partners including Amazon, Netflix, Maxdome and Wuaki.tv. In an announcement ahead of electronics trade show IFA next month, Samsung said it plans to launch Amazon’s UHD VOD service globally in October, and has also expanded Netflix’s UHD VOD […]

Wuaki: browser-based streaming to die out in two years

Movie and TV streaming service Wuaki.tv has predicted the death of browser-based streaming in the next two years, thanks to content being streamed directly to smart TVs and connected devices. Since Wuaki introduced native apps for smart TVs made by the likes of LG, Samsung and Panasonic, it claims to have seen a massive 65% […]

Wuaki.tv taps Conviva for video analytics

Over-the-top TV service Wuaki.tv has turned to video analytics and data processing specialist Conviva across the territories in which it recently launched its service. Wuaki.tv is using Conviva Precision to provide a better viewing experience to customers via tablets, consoles and connected TVs. Conviva continuously collects video metrics from hundreds of millions of devices across […]

Wuaki.tv plans French, German and Italian expansion

Movie and TV streaming service Wuaki.tv is expanding its European footprint to a total of five countries, announcing plans to launch in France this summer and Germany and Italy before the end of the year. Wuaki, which first went live in Spain in 2010 and then rolled out to the UK in 2013, said the […]

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 […]

Wuaki.tv strikes new smart TV deals

Over-the-top TV operator Wuaki.tv has struck partnerships with TV manufacturers Samsung, LG and Panasonic to offer its service via the latest generation of their smart TVs. Users of new smart TVs from the three manufacturers will be able to access Wuaki.tv’s catalogue of programmes via the dedicated Wuaki.tv app. Wuaki.tv’s content library includes movies and […]

Wuaki adds Hunger Games, Expendables

European streaming service Wuaki.tv has added Lionsgate UK-distributed movies such as The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and The Expendables. The deal with Lionsgate UK will give Wuaki hundreds of hours of feature films, including recent releases and classic movies such as Pulp Fiction. Wuaki already offers movies from Warner Bros., Disney, Sony Pictures Entertainment and […]