Rakuten TV, a prominent streaming platform in Europe, is launching an exciting new football FAST channel called "DAZN Women's Football." This channel aims to bring football fans closer to the action they love, just in time for the FIFA Women's World Cup that commenced on July 20th.
The DAZN Women's Football FAST channel promises fans a front-row seat to the finest moments in women's football. It will feature live coverage of UEFA Women's Champions League (UWCL) and Liga F matches, along with exclusive behind-the-scenes access and highlight packages showcasing the top teams and players in women's football. Additionally, viewers can enjoy premium non-live content, including "One Team, One Dream," a captivating six-part documentary series narrating the behind-the-scenes journey of Chelsea Women between 2019 and 2021, featuring coach Emma Hayes and star players like Sam Kerr. Furthermore, the channel will host "The Match Up," an interview series with prominent stars from the women's game, such as Leah Williamson, Danielle van de Donk, Jordyn Huitema, and Mapi Leon.
Football enthusiasts in various European countries, including the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Macedonia, Malta, Greece, Cyprus, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, will have access to the channel.
This launch represents a significant milestone in Rakuten TV's commitment to supporting sports and fostering inclusivity. The platform has always provided its viewers with empowering and diverse football-related stories through Rakuten Originals, featuring documentaries that reflect the company's core values. Titles like "Champions" showcase the passion and talent of football trailblazers such as Alexia Putellas, Lucy Bronze, and Wendie Renard.
To cater to its audience across all devices, the DAZN Women's Football FAST channel will be available for streaming on the Rakuten TV app. Rakuten TV's FAST channels line-up and AVOD section have seen remarkable growth, inspiring the platform to explore opportunities for content acquisition to establish its own localized channels for specific territories.
Currently available in 43 European territories, Rakuten TV reaches over 140 million households through its branded remote-control button and pre-installed app in Smart TV devices.