Roku TV

Roku TV launches in Germany

Roku has announced the launch of Roku TV in Germany, marking the latest regional expansion for the company. The company previously launched its streaming players in Germany in 2021, and has revealed Metz blue and TCL as the first partners to launch Roku TV models. Sets will be available from October in sizes varying between […]

Roku TV to enter UK market for Black Friday

The first Roku TV-equipped TV models will launch in the UK next week, the company has confirmed.  The Hisense smart TVs, which were announced at IFA 2019, will be the first sets to launch in the country powered by Roku OS. The 4K HDR TVs themselves are fairly low-cost, starting at £329 for the 43-inch […]

Roku partners with Hisense for UK Roku TV launch

Roku has announced the European expansion of Roku TV, bringing the operating system outside of North America for the first time.  Speaking at the company’s IFA keynote speech, CEO Anthony Wood announced that Hisense will be the first European Roku TV partner, with Roku TV models expected to launch in the UK in Q4. Roku […]

Divan.TV launches on Roku TV and Amazon Fire TV

Ukrainian over-the-top video service, Divan.TV, has launched its library of 200 channels and 50,000 movies on Roku TV and Amazon Fire TV. Divan.TV founder and board chairman, Andrew Kolodyuk, said the rollout “means we can offer our diverse content library to an even larger audience and be present in more homes in the US, Europe, […]

Roku 4K TVs to launch this spring

The first 4K UHD Roku TVs will be available to buy this spring, with the company’s TV manufacturing partners expected to introduce nearly 60 Roku TV models in total this year. The streaming device maker said that in the US Roku-powered TVs now account for 8% of smart TV market share, and that 1 million […]

GoPro pledges US$5 million for content in awards scheme

Camera maker GoPro has pledged to give up to US$5 million (€4.4 million) annually to content creators as part of its newly-launched GoPro Awards scheme. The firm said that the Awards programme will reward the GoPro community for sharing their best GoPro photos, raw video clips and video edits, with the company – which will […]

Roku adds Sharp to smart TV partners line-up

Smart TV device manufacturer Roku has added TV manufacturer Sharp to its roster of partners, and Sharp will integrate Roku software in its next generation of smart TVs in the US market.  Sharp Roku TVs will use the Roku TV reference design and feature the Roku operating system. The devices will feature 1080p Full HD […]

Netflix to put streaming stamp of approval on smart TVs

Netflix is partnering with electronics makers to put ‘Netflix Recommended TV’ logos on smart TVs, in a bid to help shoppers choose televisions that are “built for a superior internet TV experience.” The smart TV evaluation program is designed to identify TVs that will provide an “excellent Netflix experience”, with manufacturers able to highlight products that […]

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 […]