Free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) platform DistroTV April 14 announced the addition of Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Quicktake to its platform of more than 150 channels roster to viewers in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.
“Bloomberg Media is known for featuring independent voices who equip viewers with the news and analysis necessary to have an informed take on the latest in finance, technology, culture and politics,” Navdeep Saini, founder/CEO of DistroScale, parent company to DistroTV, said in a statement.
Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Quicktake are two global networks from a newsroom of 2,700 journalists and analysts in 120 countries. Bloomberg TV delivers global financial news and market-moving analysis with shows such as Bloomberg Surveillance and Wall Street Week. Bloomberg Quicktake is a global streaming and social video network for a new generation of leaders and professionals, covering the biggest stories across business, technology, climate, culture, politics, society and personal finance.
“The addition of Bloomberg on DistroTV extends our reach to new audiences … on streaming,” said M. Scott Havens, chief growth officer and global head of strategic partnerships for Bloomberg Media.
Since its launch in 2019, DistroTV has seen rapid user growth, with viewership quadrupling in the last six months and total watch time up more than 800%.
Other content channels include Magnolia Pictures — CineLife, Euro News, Reelz, Law&Crime, Qello Concerts by Stingray, Magellan TV, People TV and TD Ameritrade, among others. Independent channels include Kweli TV, which spotlights the history and global diversity of the Black community; Canela TV, featuring Spanish programming; Latido Music, the leading channel for Latin music; BritAsia Live for British Asians around the globe; Filmeraa, short-form movies and television in Indian and Korean; Venus TV, which features Bollywood movies and culture.