Future Today launches three free streaming services on Roger Ignite TV and expands footprint in Canada

Future Today, the full-stack streaming solution that packages branded channels and delivers the audiences to watch them, announced the launch of three free streaming services on Rogers Ignite TV and Ignite SmartStream: FilmRise, Fawesome and iFood.tv. In addition, the companies have expanded their partnership whereby Rogers Sports & Media (RSM) will now provide ad sales representation for all of Future Today’s streaming channels across Canada.

“Rogers is a dominant force in shaping the TV viewing experience and leads the way in customer-focused offerings,” said Future Today CEO and founder Vikrant Mathur. “Partnering with Rogers Sports & Media will help expand our reach throughout Canada. Together, we look forward to providing a new way for viewers to access premium programming, free of charge, while providing the best TV experience to all of our fans.” 

The three apps will bring over 10,000 hours of content with popular TV shows and movies to Rogers Ignite Entertainment customers. The partnership continues to build on the overall growth that Future Today has seen over the last few years; viewership on Future Today’s platform grew over 28 per cent this past quarter with over 13 million monthly users streaming over 55 million hours of content in the month of May.

“It is important that we continue to expand our content offerings to give our customers a superior entertainment experience to access their favourite content – all in one place,” said Roger Communications SVP 5G, content and connected home products, Eric Bruno. “We are excited to partner with the creative team at Future Today to bring three new streaming services to our Ignite TV and Ignite SmartStream customers, giving them even unparalleled access to even more movies and shows.”

The branded apps include: 

  • FilmRise – FilmRise delivers unlimited free instant streaming of popular movies and hit TV shows. Choose from an extensive collection of hit television shows spanning all genres – or film favorites like action-packed thrillers, great comedies, romances, dramas, horror films, documentaries, award-winning foreign language films, and independent cinema.
  • iFood.tv – iFood.tv has a tantalizing collection of over 50,000 cooking shows and video recipes for everyday cooking that every foodie will devour.  All recipes are tried, reviewed and organized by Future Today’s editorial team and community members. Find recipes that are easy to cook. Improve your cooking skills and satisfy your culinary curiosity.
  • Fawesome – Fawesome is a premier, free ad-supported linear channel for popular movies and TV series from major studios as well as independents, spanning more than 25 genres, such as action, thrillers, true crime, comedy, family, sports, horror and more.

In the last 12 months, Future Today has experienced extraordinary growth and has aggressively expanded its content library to offer more than 225,000 movies, TV shows and episodes with the addition of 15,000 hours of premium content that is currently available on every major streaming platform. Future Today delivers content to more than 100 million U.S. households and has become the largest publisher of family-friendly content on streaming platforms, with a portfolio of over 150 apps and channels dedicated to the genre.