Without creating an account, users will be able to use offers financed by advertising from “40 linear channels”, ViacomCBS specifies the group.
American platform Pluto TV on Thursday announced a free offer of channels available in streaming, funded by advertising on 8 February in France.
Pluto TV is a service created by Viacombs (an American television group that owns MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, etc.), formed “First ad-supported free streaming TV service“In France, the group said in a statement. Like most platforms, it can be connected in many ways (connected TVs, smartphones, tablets and computers), through the Pluto.biz site, and Apple TV, Android TV , Not to mention, through boxes such as Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast.application.
While there are already on-demand television offers financed by advertising, such as Mango, a service recently launched by Molotov, Pluto TV is inaugurating a concept still unheard of in France, by streaming only by television channels Is broadcast and funded by advertising. . In this case, users of this platform would have access without creating an account, “More than 40 linear chains“, Whose content will be particularly attracted by ViacomCBS ‘productions, she states in a press release.
Their programs will cover the main genres (cinema, series, youth, animation, reality TV, lifestyle, crime and investigation, humor, sports, documentaries, etc.), and new ones will be added in the future, Pluto TV says.
The launch follows the installation of the service in a total of 24 countries, including the United Kingdom, Germany, Brazil and Spain, with Pluto TV claiming 36 million active users worldwide. Italy is expected to follow at the end of the year.