Tag Archives: Roku

New NASA UHD HDR channel launches on Roku

Harmonic announced that a new NASA UHD service, remotely produced by Harmonic in cooperation with NASA, is now available in high dynamic range (HDR) on the Roku platform. Users with a 4K-capable streaming player or Roku TV can download it from the Roku channel store. The new UHD HDR channel, which includes both linear and [...]

New NASA UHD HDR channel launches on Roku

New NASA UHD service, remotely produced by Harmonic in cooperation with NASA, is now available in high dynamic range (HDR) on the Roku platform. Users with a 4K-capable streaming player or Roku TV can download it from the Roku channel store. The new UHD HDR channel, which includes both linear and VOD content, is delivered [...]

Karate Combat launches dedicated channel on the Roku platform

Karate Combat announced the Karate Combat channel is available now on Roku players and Roku TV models throughout North America, most of Central and South America, among other regions. Karate Combat will offer past events on demand. The league’s live stream events will also be available, including fight cards upcoming in New York City, Japan [...]

Acorn TV launches in Latin America

North Americas streaming service Acorn TV, which offers British and international content, is now available in twelve Latin American countries through Roku devices and via acorn.tv. The monthly subscription costs USD 4.99 per month. The launch in Latin America includes Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, and Peru. [...]

Teatrix launches on Roku in Argentina

Teatrix, the Argentine SVOD platform focused on theater plays, announced that is now available on Roku devices in Argentina. In this way, users can access a catalog that includes productions of theatres of Corrientes Avenue, as well as Broadway plays. As part of the launch, Teatrix offers Roku users a 50% discount on the subscription [...]

Roku plans new legal actions to resume sales in Mexico

Roku will initiate new legal actions to resume the commercialization of its devices in Mexico, the company said to El Financiero newspaper. Last month, federal judges in Mexico City and in Torreón, Coahuila, denied the legal actions promoted to revoke the suspension. According to the company, “the current prohibition harms consumers, the retail sector and [...]

Mexico maintains ban on Roku sales

Mexico’s Federal Judiciary maintained the ban on Roku devices sales in the country, the Institute of Telecommunications Law (IDET in Spanish) reported. Last week, federal judges in Mexico City and Torreón denied the legal actions promoted to revoke the decision. In this way, the suspension ordered by the 38th Civil Judge of the Superior Court [...]

Roku expands its presence in Latin America

Roku announced the launch of its streaming players in Argentina, Central America, Chile, Colombia and Peru. The company unveiled two players that will come to market in the coming weeks -the Roku Express+ and the Roku Streaming Stick+.  Roku sales director for Latin America, Alex Dalesio, will discuss the connected TV business in the region [...]

Roku unveils five new streaming devices

Roku announced five new streaming players -with prices between USD 30 and USD 100- that offer better performance, improved wireless reception, new convenience features and greater value than ever before, the company said in a press release. The most basic devices -Roku Express (USD 30) and Express+ (USD 40) – are five times more powerful [...]

Roku shares jump 68% on market debut

Rokus trading debut, last Thursday, has catapulted the company among the biggest gainers for newly listed technology and communications stocks, according to Bloomberg. The shares on the first day closed at USD 23.50, representing a 68% increase compared to the initial public offering price of USD 14. Roku raised about USD220 million from the offering [...]