Besides launching their free streaming site on the web, Roku is modifying its navigational features in the Roku TVs and Roku Players. By expanding The Roku Channel to the Web, were broadening the access points to high-quality, free streaming entertainment.
The channel hosts licensed movies from the popular studies such as Warner Brothers, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Paramount, Lionsgate, and MGM. You no longer need a Roku set-top box or smart TV to view The Roku Channel thanks to a web and mobile launch. Now cord cutters without a Roku will be able to enjoy The Roku Channel, helping Roku grow their free streaming service even more. Streaming hours for the channel doubled from December to June, the company disclosed Wednesday ahead of its Q2 2018 earnings release. The good news is we can now confirm that The Roku Channel now works on the Fire TV and on the Apple TV with AirPlay.More news: Green Bay Packers: 3 possible trades to acquire Khalil Mack
Today may be your lucky day, since Roku has announced that its free, ad-supported streaming service, the Roku Channel, is now available for people to watch, via the internet, on your smartphone, tablet, or personal computer.
If you use one of Roku's devices, there's something new for you, too.More news: Samsung Note 9 to have 512GB internal memory
Featured Free is essentially a collection of deep links into the apps of these content providers, and consumers can start streaming each and every episode without any sign-up hurdles. Clicking on the name of the show would take the users directly to the content. Roku has not revealed the name of the channel partners as of now. "They don't need to have a cable subscription, they don't need to authenticate, they don't need to log in", said Roku VP of programming Robert Holmes. "They are definitely evolving their approach to the OTT ecosystem", he said.More news: Ruby Rose cast as Jewish lesbian superhero Batwoman