April 6, 2018
The newly announced agreements include a multiple-territory deal with Google Play and additional partnerships for VOD services in Canada with Club Illico and Shomi, and in Europe with TIMvision from Telecom Italia, Germany’s Kividoo and the French VOD service TFOU Max from TF1.
These latest signings complement existing VOD service partners including Hulu in the U.S. and Watchever in Europe.
“Pokémon is the perfect on-demand franchise: we know that our fans want to watch and engage with the show when they want and where they want,” says Emily Arons, senior vice president of international business, the Pokémon Company International. “The huge success we have had in securing additional distribution deals across a variety of platforms is testament to the fact that Pokémon is a truly universal show with deep heritage, hugeglobal appeal, and continued relevance to today’s audience.”
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