Ad-supported streamer Pluto TV is launching in France on February 8th, making it the first FAST (Free Ad-Supported Television) service to debut in the country.
The service will be available at Pluto TV's web site, Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and the iOS and Android apps.
French viewers will be able to stream 40 curated and original channels, culled from ViacomCBS brands and third parties, such as international and French publishers, broadcasters and distributors. Channels include Pluto TV Ciné, Pluto TV Action and Pluto TV Drama.
Pluto TV is already available in 24 countries, including the United States, U.K., Spain, Germany, Brazil and 16 other Latin American countries.
Olivier Jollet, SVP, emerging business at ViacomCBS Networks Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia, said: "With its market-centric approach and extensive reach, Pluto TV’s innovative digital model will transform the French streaming and television market, both in terms of consumer experience and ad sales offer."
In November, the streamer claimed almost 36 million active users worldwide, including 28.4 million monthly active users in the United States.