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Deezer launches music streaming channel on Roku 08 November 2017

Music streaming company Deezer launches a channel on the Roku platform for US customers. Deezer shall be available in the Roku channel store and customers can directly add the app to their Roku devices and can access the library of over 43 million tracks. Users can also browse from recommended new releases or mixes, or …

Roku plans to enable video streaming on non-Roku devices 01 November 2017

Roku makes a new move towards software. Being a leading set-top box maker for a long time now, Roku plans to stream video to third-party devices. The Roku mobile app, which currently works as a control module for Roku hardware, will soon gain the ability to stream online content. Currently, customers need a Roku box …

Roku’s streaming stick 3600R steals the deal in device market 30 October 2017

Amazon’s All-New Fire TV Stick with 4K resolution and an Alexa voice remote were released this week at $70, and it is already the best-selling new product in its category. But rival Roku had other plans. They decided to drop the cost of their refurbished Roku Streaming Stick (3600R) to match its lowest price ever …

Roku plans expansion in LatAm 25 October 2017

Following the release of the Roku Applicaster in Argentina, Roku has now announced major expansion plans in Latin America. The company plans to release the Roku Express+ and the Roku Streaming Stick+, which are capable of streaming HD, 4K, and HDR content, across the region. Chas Smith, General Manager of Roku TVs and players quoted, …

Roku releases OS 8, and updates hardware with 4K support 09 October 2017

Roku announced a new operating system, the Roku OS 8. There are new shortcuts to access videos and private listening will also be available. The Roku Streaming Stick Plus now supports HDR and 4K Ultra HD. It also has four times the wireless range of the basic stick, which is partly enabled by the wireless …

Demand Africa SVOD service to be introduced in October 28 September 2017

A new streaming video service, Demand Africa will be launched and will offer 300+ hours of streaming original and acquired lifestyle content and will expand in the following months to include hundreds of hours of scripted TV series and movies. In addition to premium HD streaming video, Demand Africa will feature free access to short-form …

Google Chromecast the top Over the Top device in EMEA 26 September 2017

According to a new study by video infrastructure technology company Bitmovin, Google Chromecast is the leading Over the Top device in EMEA. It has 37% adoption among developers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Amazon is in third place with 15% of the market, with Roku coming a close second with 8% share. Chromecast …

Kwesé introduces Roku box with Netflix 18 September 2017

African streaming video service Kwesé has introduced a Roku-powered set-top box – called Kwesé Play with an exclusive collaboration with Netflix for its hardware. It’s a video on demand service that has launched a satellite broadcast service and browser and smartphone apps. It is expected to launch in South Africa first and will be priced …

Roku launches ad supported video streaming channel 08 September 2017

Roku is introducing an ad supported streaming video channel that will be available on its platform. The Roku Channel will be offered to viewers for free on the Roku platform. It will include films from Lionsgate, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Sony Pictures Entertainment and Warner Brothers as well as content from channel publishers like Fandor, FilmRise, Nosey, …

Roku’s share of Streaming market on the rise 25 August 2017

The number of homes where Roku devices are used is increasing as it becomes a more popular way to consume TV programming as per a new report from Parks Associates. Roku’s leading share of the streaming media player market in the U.S rose to 37% from 30% a year ago. This puts it ahead of …

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