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Plex Launches Ad-Supported Video on Demand on Every Continent, Delivering Free Streaming of Thousands of Movies and TV Shows On Any Device to more than 200 Countries

A one-stop media service, Plex brings Oscar-winning movies, cult classics, and popular TV shows together with user’s podcasts, music, personal media, live TV, and more

Los Gatos, CA, Dec. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plex, the global streaming media company that brings your favorite content together in the highest-rated OTT video app, today announced its global ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) offering is now available, making it the most widely available AVOD offering in the industry, reaching users in more than 200 countries. The free service brings thousands of Oscar-winning movies, cult classic favorites, documentaries, popular TV shows, and more to media lovers on every continent, accessible via almost any device, with approximately one-third the number of ads shown vs traditional TV.

Plex’s ad-supported video-on-demand offering requires no paid subscription or additional equipment to access thousands of titles across a variety of genres like Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy, Drama, Thriller, Anime, Kids & Family, and more, from the world’s biggest publishing studios, including Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM), Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, Lionsgate, and Legendary

A small sample of titles available at launch include: 

A True One-Stop Media Service
Plex is the world’s most comprehensive streaming platform, bringing free, on-demand movies and TV shows together with a user’s favorite podcasts, web shows, news, music, over-the-air live and recorded television, as well as personal media collections, all through one beautiful interface, from any device or platform. 

Plex offers a wide range of device support, including: Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, smart TVs, Android and iOS mobile platforms, Xbox, PlayStation, Amazon Fire TV, and more. 

In addition, Plex will enable users to easily discover related content they might enjoy with cross-content-type recommendations and intelligent discovery features. This advanced technology improves with each use and ensures users continuously get served movies, TV, news, podcasts, and web shows they’ll enjoy based on what they’ve already watched or listened to.

Plex is the most globally distributed ad-supported video solution on the market. While geo-restrictions apply for some titles in the Plex ad-supported video on demand library, the vast majority of content is available worldwide, reaching users in more than 200 countries on every continent. 

“Plex was born out of a passion for media and entertainment, and offering free ad-supported premium movies and TV shows is just the latest step in our mission to bring all your favorite content together in one place,” said Keith Valory, CEO of Plex. “What started more than a decade ago as a passion project to make accessing media on connected devices easier has evolved into the most comprehensive streaming platform in the industry, used by millions of people around the world.” 

More information about Plex and its ad-supported video-on-demand offering can be found here plex.tv/freetv

To watch content from the Plex ad-supported video on demand library visit https://www.plex.tv/ and sign up for a free account.

About Plex

Plex is a popular platform for streaming all your favorite media from one beautiful app. A highly-rated app on all major devices, Plex is the most comprehensive streaming platform available, seamlessly combining, organizing, and streaming movies, tv shows, news, web shows, podcasts, music, live and recorded television, and personal media collections. With a highly-customizable interface and smart recommendations based on the media you enjoy, Plex brings its users the best media experience on the planet from any device, anywhere. For more information, please visit https://plex.tv, or follow @plex on Twitter or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/plexapp.

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