Anthony Wood

Roku reaches 15 million monthly users

Roku has reached 15 million monthly active accounts globally, growing its user base 43% year-on-year as of June 30, 2017, according to company stats. Roku said that users streamed nearly seven billion hours of content on the Roku platform in the first half of 2017, growing 61% over the same period of the prior year. […]

Roku plans 4K TV support, details new TV models

Roku is due to add 4K Ultra HD streaming support for future models of Roku TVs, and has announced new manufacturing deals with TV makers Insignia and Haier America. Announcing the news at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the streaming media specialist said it has prepared a Roku TV reference design for […]

Roku gears up for IPO

Roku is reportedly working on plans to file confidentially for an initial public offering, in a move that could see the firm raise up to US$150 million.  According to a Wall Street Journal report, which cites people familiar with the plan, Roku has been working to prepare for a potential offering with banks including Bank […]

Hisense and TCL launch Roku TV models

Electronics manufacturers Hisense and TCL have each launched TVs with web-streaming set-top box maker Roku’s operating system built in. The new Roku TVs, which were first announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January, will be available in the US starting from in the coming weeks. Announcing the launches on the Roku […]

Roku launches first integrated TV sets

Over-the-top set-top-box maker Roku has partnered with TCL and Hisense to launch the first TV sets with its technology built-in. The Roku TV models will be showcased at the Pepcom Digital Experience media event at CES in Las Vegas this evening, with Roku claiming that it now plans to license the new reference design platform […]