Revamp for RaiPlay
November 5, 2019 11.43 Europe/London By Julian Clover
The Italian public broadcaster Rai has upgraded its catchup TV and multimedia portal with a new look and feel, and added functionality.
The new RaiPlay will include exclusive international acquisitions, film festivals, TV series and documentaries.
RaiPlay is also adding a new original production, VivaRaiPlay!, released on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 8.30pm. Rai Due will broadcast a best of show each weekend.
Launched in September 2016, RaiPlay has 12.4 million registered users and 12 million apps downloaded. Between January and September 2019 488 million videos were downloaded, an uplift of 75% on January 2018.