Roku teams with DISH for international channels service

Over-the-top TV streaming device provider Roku has teamed up with US pay TV operator DISH to deliver a new service targeting foreign nationals in the US.

DISHWorld will offer a number of international packages from around the world, ranging from US$5 (€4) to about US$50 in price, with a minimum purchase by subscribers of US$19.99 a month.

Congtent partners for the service include Sony Entertainment Television India, BBC Arabic and Al Jazeera. As well as live TV, DISHWorld is offering a 48-hour catch-up service.

Roku meanwhile will also use DISH to manage the launch of future foreign-language channels on its platform in the US.

Tags: DISH, Roku, US