Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

The Roku Channel Is Now Available on Samsung Smart TVs & Web Browsers

Roku's free streaming service is on the web now Roku's earnings dwarfed by it giving users even more free content
Guillermo Jimenez | 09 August, 2018, 13:36

Streaming device maker Roku is expanding the reach of its ad-supported Roku Channel: The company is bringing the Roku Channel to the web and mobile devices, where it can also be watched by consumers who don't have a Roku device yet.

According to Roku, The Roku Channel is now one of the most popular streaming services on the platform, sitting just behind the likes of Netflix, YouTube and Hulu. Roku announced that it would come to Samsung Smart TVs earlier this year.

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The Roku Channel is now available to everyone - for free - via a website.

The new web version of The Roku Channel is now live and can be accessed on a wide range of devices. Were delighted to deliver even more value to our customers without subscriptions, complicated logins or fees, ” said Rob Holmes, Rokus Vice President of Programming and Engagement. Streaming hours for the channel doubled from December to June, the company disclosed Wednesday ahead of its Q2 2018 earnings release.

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Before you start streaming you'll need to make an account with Roku - whether you own a Roku player or not - but that seems like a small price to pay for free content. This also allows Roku owners to start watching a show on their phone, and then finish watching it on their Roku-equipped TV at home. Featured Free includes the latest in-season episodes of top network shows, full past-season catch-ups and more – all free and available to browse in a single experience, ” the company said.

Featured Free will begin here in the USA through a phased roll out, with players and TVs receiving the update in the coming weeks.

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