Wuaki.tv teams up with Viacom for kids' VOD offer
Juan Fernandez Gonzalez
| 23 October 2014
Content from Nickelodeon and Nick Jr will be available on-demand on Spanish streaming platform Wuaki.tv following a distribution agreement with, Viacom International Media Networks' (VIMN) Spanish division.
wuakilogoAiming to cater for a younger audience, Wuaki.tv will add some of Viacom's most successful formats such as Sponge Bob - which is broadcast in over 160 territories around the world - and Dora the Explorer, the educational format which promotes multicultural values.
The agreement will also include Fanboy & Chum Chum and the Ninja Turtles, in addition to a package of anime-inspired content with movies including Avatar The Legend of Aang and The Legend of Korra.
"After verifying the success of kids' content on our platform, we want to keep increasing our programming for the youngest audiences, including a high quality and educational offer," said Josep Monleón from Wuaki.tv. "Streaming is transforming TV and we are very pleased to be delivering this content so parents and kids can enjoy it everywhere at any time."
During recent months, the over-the-top (OTT) platform has been continuously announcing content deals, one of the latest being with HBO for some of its successful series.
In addition to increasing its content portfolio, Wuaki.tv is immersed in a European expansion process. Already available in Spain, the UK and France, the service will be also available in Germany and Italy before the end of the year. By 2016, the company plans to be operating in 11 countries in Europe.