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Rakuten TV Enriches FAST Channels Portfolio

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Rakuten TV has enriched its FAST channels portfolio with one of the most renowned global brands of inspirational talks: TED: Ideas worth spreading.

The channel, which features videos from influential expert speakers on education, business, science, technology, and creativity, is now available on the platform in the UK, Netherlands, and Nordics.

TED is a non-profit organisation headed by Chris Anderson that has become extremely popular for its annual TED Conference and TED Talks, which cover a broad spectrum of topics including science, art and design, politics, education, culture, business, global affairs, technology, development, and entertainment and have featured some of the world's leading personalities in their respective fields, including Nobel Prize winners and World Leaders.

It is an organisation that has revolutionised the information sector related to technology, entertainment, and design, and its work has been recognised by various institutions including winning multiple Peabody and Webby Awards.

TED counts on premium partnerships to promote its educational content to disseminate the knowledge of their experts in their respective areas. The collaboration with Rakuten TV brings over 40 TED shows to the platform, available 24/7 for free.

Diversity and inclusion also have a deep focus on the channel, with TED talks led by women who are making history in their respective fields: Jane Goodall, Serena Williams, Gloria Steinem, Lizzo, Greta Thunberg and Hannah Gadsby. All of them will be leading their shows talking about topics related to their lives or areas of expertise.

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