Samsung Partners with Wuaki for Europe UHD Expansion

By Alan Spencer
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Samsung and Rakuten-owned VOD service, Wuaki, have agreed to partner to expand the Wuaki TV Plus service in Europe. Samsung and Wuaki will team up to sell 4K, HDR film titles through Samung’s smart TV VOD service TV Plus. Wuaki will help to power the IP-based offering.

TV Plus is to be rolled out to France, Italy, Spain, and the UK with the content tailored to each region. The service was originally launched in Germany in January, Samsung Electronics’ VP of connective TV services, Heeman Lee, said that the partnership with Wuaki allows TV Plus to be available in other parts of Europe, and provides the latest 4K HDR movies and entertainment on Samsung QLED TVs.

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