DISHWorld on Roku
May 24, 2012
DISH Network and Roku have confirmed the launch of the DISHWorld service on the Roku streaming platform in the US. Featuring more than 50 international programming channels including the leading Hindi, Arabic, Urdu, Bangla and Brazilian channels, the DISHWorld service enables DISH to expand its distribution of ethnic channels into urban and multi-dwelling unit markets difficult to reach by satellite.
Additionally, Roku has selected DISH to manage the launch and expansion of future foreign language channels and content on the Roku platform.
DISHWorld will offer the “48-hour Rewind” feature that allows customers to watch any show aired in the last 48 hours on any of the channels featured in their subscription package.