Roku, and TVPlayer have announced the availability of TVPlayer on Roku streaming players in the UK, making live TV accessible from all major broadcasters for the first time to Roku users. TVPlayer includes content from major broadcasters, such as BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Dave among others and can be added from the Movies & TV category in the Roku Channel Store.
“Roku users in the UK could already choose from an impressive line-up of 2,500+ streaming channels, including popular on demand and catch-up channels. With the addition of TVPlayer Roku users can now also watch live TV from major UK broadcasters on their Roku streaming player, combining all key entertainment sources on one device,” said Ed Lee, Vice President Content Acquisition at Roku.
“We are very excited to be launching on Roku streaming players in the UK,” said Frank Bowe, Chief Commercial Officer of TVPlayer. “Our presence on the Roku platform represents another significant step forward in TVPlayer’s distribution strategy, which is to make premium live TV, on demand and digital shows available within the TVPlayer app across all OTT platforms.”