Hopster launches on Roku

Hopster logoKids educational and entertainment app provider Hopster is launching a channel on the Roku streaming platform in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland and France.

Hopster is launching a localised French language app in France. Hopster is available on Roku streaming players in the US, Canada, UK and Ireland, and France, and is also available  on Roku TVs in the US and Canada.

The channel is free to download from the Roku Channel store and after a complimentary one-week trial.

The regular cost of a Hopster subscription is US$5.99 in the US, £3.99 in the UK, and €4.99 in Ireland and France.

The service features shows including Peppa Pig, Super Why!, Teletubbies, Reading Rainbow and Monster Math Squad.

Nick Walters, CEO at Hopster, said: “Roku has been taking the streaming media market by storm with its great quality and affordable devices. So we are delighted to be launching on the platform. We believe that it’s important that kids can have access to a reliable, safe and ad-free app where they will only ever see the best learning content. We hope that by reaching millions of families via the Roku platform, we will help parents relax guilt-free, knowing when on Hopster, their little ones will always learn and discover something new.”

Ed Lee, vice-president of content acquisition at Roku, said: “Hopster is a great addition to our streaming line-up, offering a wide variety of streaming entertainment for kids; from classic nursery rhymes, to Bob the Builder and Caillou. By choosing Hopster, parents can assure their little ones get to watch entertainment that they approve.”