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Global TV Launches on Roku: First Canadian Broadcaster to Join Platform

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Global TV has announced it is now available on Roku devices in Canada, making it the first Canadian broadcaster to join the platform.

The channel will be available on Roku streaming players and Roku TV models from Hisense, RCA, Sharp, Sanyo and TCL.

According to Global TV, “full episodes of Global series are available for free on Roku streaming devices for the first seven days after they air on television.” For those looking to unlock the full TV line up for instant access, they can sign in with their TV service provider credentials.

“We are thrilled to be the first Canadian broadcaster to bring our premium programming to Roku’s extensive and highly-engaged user base,” said Drew Robinson, Vice President, Content Distribution, Corus Entertainment, in an issued statement to iPhone in Canada.  “Global continues to offer viewers anytime, anywhere options to access our content and we look forward to growing our audiences even further with Roku.”



Roku offers free and paid channels, noting there’s access to over 150,000 movies and TV episodes. The Global TV app can be added to your Roku device from the Roku Channel Store in the Movies & TV category. Other channels on Roku include CBS All Access, Netflix, Prime Video and more.

“The Global TV App is a fantastic addition to our entertainment selection for Canadian consumers,” said Regina Breslin, Director Content Distribution at Roku, in a statement. “We always strive to offer our users the best possible entertainment selection and are thrilled with the arrival of the first Canadian broadcaster streaming channel on our platform.”

The addition of Global TV on Roku joins other platforms where the channel is available, such as iOS, Apple TV, Android, Google Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV.

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