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WarnerMedia on verge of bringing HBO Max to Roku

AT&T and Roku are reportedly on the verge of a deal to bring HBO Max to the streaming platform. The WarnerMedia streamer was conspicuously absent from Amazon and Roku devices when it launched in May. Following a deal with Amazon announced this week, media news outlet The Desk claims that the operator is close to […]

Roku hits new heights with 46 million users

Roku has once again exceeded expectations, with its latest set of results revealing that the streaming device maker now has 46 million monthly active accounts. That figure is up by 43% for the year, with streaming hours up a similarly impressive 54% to 14.8 billion. The company reported US$451.7 million in revenue, up 73% year-over-year […]

Bloomberg launches OTT Quicktake network

Bloomberg is expanding its Quicktake brand to launch a 24/7 streaming news network. Previously announced in October, the Quicktake network will officially launch Monday, November 9 at 9am EST (2pm GMT). It launches with 10.5 hours of programming featuring ten original series and four live daily news shows encompassing a broad range of subjects spanning […]

Roku launches redesigned Ultra streaming stick and Streambar 

Roku has announced the launch of two new premium devices – the Roku Streambar and a redesigned Roku Ultra. The Roku Ultra, a mainstay in the Roku product portfolio, promises “offers the best performance of any Roku player for less than US$100.” The company said that it was designed for ‘avid streamers’ and cord cutters […]

Apple AirPlay comes to Roku devices in new OS update

Roku will integrate Apple AirPlay 2 and Homekit as the headline features of its latest OS update. Roku OS 9.4 will launch later this year, giving users the ability to stream, control and share content from their iOS or MacOS device to their big screen on selected devices. AirPlay 2 and HomeKit however will only […]

BT Sport launches on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Roku devices

BT Sport is making its app available on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Roku streaming players and Roku TV boxes. Launching on these devices and platforms ahead of the new Premier League season this weekend means that the BT Sport App is now available on a range of devices that includes the Samsung smart TV, […]

Roku launches first streaming stick for Brazil

US streaming device maker Roku has announced the launch of Roku Express in Brazil, its first for the market. Starting at BR$349.90 (€55.84), the company promises that it will turn “most traditional TVs into a better smart TV”. As per Roku’s other products, the streamlined streaming stick will connect to TVs via HDMI and offer […]

Netflix approaches all-time high stock price following bullish report

Netflix is set to reach an all-time high stock price following a new report which was bullish on the company. A Piper Sandler survey was published earlier this week and found that 41% of 1,000 Americans who signed up for Netflix during the COVID-19 pandemic intend to keep their subscriptions even as lockdown measures are […]

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