Jacinto Roca

ITV shows set for Wuaki’s UK service

UK VOD website Wuaki.tv has closed a deal for hundreds of hours of programming from broadcaster ITV. The catalogue TV and movie deal hands the Rakuten-owned site shows such as The Royle Family, Cold Feet, Lewis, Law and Order (pictured), Prime Suspect, Endeavour, Lemon La Vida Loca and Titanic, which ITV’s sales arm ITV Studios […]

Wuaki races into UK, more countries to follow

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakutin’s over-the-top subscription video-on-demand service Wuaki.tv has launched in the UK following what it said was a successful beta trial. Wuaki.tv said the UK launch would be followed by expansion to other European countries in 2015. The service launched in the UK in beta in June, and Wuaki.tv says it has attracted […]

Rakuten’s Wuaki.TV plans to launch across Europe

Wuaki.TV, dubbed the ‘Spanish Netflix’, plans to launch across all major European territories, according to founder and CEO Jacinto Roca, the company’s founder and CEO. The platform, which is owned by Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, is already in talks with content providers ahead of rolling out in new territories. Roca was speaking about Wuaki.TV at […]