Roku

Netflix May Acquire Roku, Internal Rumours Suggest: Report

Internal speculation at streaming hardware maker Roku suggests an acquisition is on the horizon, with sources indicating streaming giant Netflix as the buyer — reports Markets Insider. A senior-level Roku employee told the publication that a deal between the two streaming companies would "align well in terms of culture, business, and current valuation," as Netflix...

Roku and Walmart Canada Launch Line of Televisions Priced from $178

Roku and Walmart Canada announced on Wednesday the launch of onn. Roku TV models, are exclusively available from the retailer’s stores and online store. According to both companies, the launch of these televisions are “just in time for Father’s Day” and offers affordable price points to Walmart Canada’s customers, starting at $178 for a 24-inch...

Roku Launches Apple Music App on All Devices

Roku announced on Monday morning it has launched support for Apple Music across all its streaming devices, globally. Later today, the Apple Music app will be available for download on any Roku device, including its streaming players, Roku TV models, and Roku premium audio products such as its Roku Streambar Pro. Roku customers will be...

CTV Launches on Roku, Includes Free Content without Sign-In

Bell Media’s CTV has launched on the Roku streaming platform today, offering up CTV channels and content live and on-demand. A Bell spokesperson confirmed the following CTV channels will be available on Roku offering shows, series and movies: CTV Comedy Channel CTV Drama Channel CTV Sci-Fi Channel CTV Life Channel Discovery, Animal Planet, Discovery Science,...

Roku OS 11 Update Adds Photo Streams, Recommendations, and More

Roku has announced the next version of its operating system for TVs and set-top boxes and it's adding a range of helpful new features. Roku today announced Roku OS 11, which adds some long-overdue personalization features including new audio features, an improved mobile experience, and Roku Photo Streams. The OS 11 update will be rolling...

15 New Live TV Channels now Available on The Roku Channel in Canada

Roku has announced that 15 new live TV channels are now available on The Roku Channel in Canada. The latest update brings a swell of content across a variety of genres. Included in the new release of content, Roku is adding two Canadian additions. FilmRise Canada and FilmRise Canadien join the fray with the latter...

Roku is Now Canada’s Top TV Streaming Platform, Says Company

Roku announced on Thursday it has now become the number one TV streaming platform in Canada, based on hours streamed, based on a recent study conducted by the Hypothesis Group. The company says based on its recent ‘The Decade of Streaming’ survey, 4 in 5 Canadians call themselves TV streamers. "We are proud to lead the...

Roku-Google Deal Allows YouTube to Remain on Streaming Platform

Roku and Google have reached a multi-year deal to keep YouTube and YouTube TV on the streaming platform, reports CNBC. Previously, Google said it was ready to yank YouTube off the Roku platform by December 9, 2021. The new deal means 56.4 million active Roku users will be able to keep watching YouTube and YouTube...

Roku Hits Over 100 Free Live TV Channels in Canada

Roke announced on Tuesday it has reached a milestone of over 100 live TV channels on The Roku Channel in Canada. The milestone reached is thanks to 23 new live TV channels announced today, including the following: AsianCrush - AsianCrush offers a diverse catalogue of premium Asian content in the digital space, including Korean, Chinese, and...

Roku Calls Out Google As it Threatens to Pull YouTube from Roku Devices

In an official blog post, Roku has called out Google for making anti-competitive demands after months of failed negotiations to maintain the YouTube app on its streaming devices. According to Roku, Google has said that it would end all distribution of YouTube on new Roku devices after December 9th. “Doing business with an enterprise as powerful...

Roku Launches New “Ok, Roku does that.” TV Streaming Campaign

Building on the momentum of new product launches ahead of the upcoming holiday season, Roku has debuted its “Ok, Roku does that.” TV streaming leadership campaign in Canada. The hero of the campaign is a 60-second creative look back in time. The launch commercial moves through a short history of transformative innovations. "Sometimes the best ideas...