BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FilmOn.Com (http://www.FilmOn.com) – the world's largest provider of free internet television owned by billionaire Alki David – today announced a landmark partnership deal with German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW).
Under a new agreement, Deutsche Welle's highly respected international news and current affairs channel will be available in four different languages via the FilmOn.com platform on PC's and smartphones.
The deal represents a significant addition to the impressive stable of official state broadcasters choosing to make their content available via FilmOn.com. It follows similar agreements with TVE of Spain and ABC in Australia.
FilmOn.com CEO Alki David said: "We are delighted to take up this opportunity to share Deutsche Welle's authoritative and highly engaging rolling content with our growing user base. It has long been the target of FilmOn.com to add major global TV channels to our platform. The signing of this agreement keeps that policy firmly on course.
"The future of online television is putting a value to content based on audiences' choice. Deutsche Welle sees the lucrative possibilities in our offering and have decided to join our Network partnership program."
Mr David revealed that the partnerships with DW, TVE and ABC are the first of many. He said: "We will make additional announcements about further partnerships with other leading broadcasters in the near future."
FilmOn.com's impressive portfolio of content currently boasts over 500 channels that are mostly under licence from private broadcasters, plus 45,000 hours of video casts which are updated on a rolling basis.
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