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Roku unveils Pro Series TVs

Roku has announced the new Roku Pro Series TVs, further expanding the lineup of its Roku-branded televisions. Building on the success of Roku Select and Plus Series TVs, Roku says the Roku Pro Series “delivers a powerful yet simple streaming experience with a brilliant picture, immersive audio, and elegant design that elevates customers’ entertainment”. The […]

January 4, 2024

Roku TV launches in Germany

Roku has announced the arrival of Roku TV in Germany, with Metz blue and TCL as the first partners to launch Roku TV models. The launch follows Roku’s entry into the market last year with its streaming players. From October, consumers will be able to purchase a Roku TV model from Metz blue or TCL, […]

September 1, 2022

Roku Q2: Revenue growth slows

Streaming TV platform and device specialist Roku has reported Q2 2022 financial results that show revenue and gross profit growth have slowed, with the company noting that there was a significant slowdown in TV advertising spend as a result of the macro-economic environment, which put pressure on its platform revenue growth. In its Letter to […]

July 29, 2022

Roku opens Manchester office

Roku has announced the opening of its Manchester office in the heart of a new tech epicentre. Located in Bruntwood SciTech’s No.1 Circle Square, Roku’s Manchester team will now be recruiting for 50+ engineering roles before the end of 2022, as well as offering paid internships to the region’s budding software engineers. Manchester is Roku’s […]

February 2, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Roku top selling smart TV OS in US in 2021

For the second year in a row, the Roku Operating System (OS) was the leading smart TV OS sold in the US according to NPD’s Weekly Retail Tracking Service, based on available data from January 3rd 2021 through December 4th 2021. Additionally, Roku announced a partnership with Sharp to bring Sharp Roku TV models to […]

January 4, 2022

discovery+ launches on Roku UK

Discovery has announced that discovery+, the multichannel broadcaster’s SVoD service, is now available on Roku streaming players and Roku TV models in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. The announcement comes as part of an international rollout, with Roku customers already able to access discovery+ in the US, Canada and Brazil. Roku viewers in […]

December 15, 2021

NBCU, Roku immersive Olympics partnership

NBCUniversal and Roku are partnering to bring an all-new, immersive Olympic experience to streamers on the Roku platform in the US. The initiative makes it easy for users to access Olympic coverage and Olympics-related entertainment on supported Roku devices and Roku TV models. Roku is creating easy access to NBCU’s 5,500 hours of streaming coverage […]

July 20, 2021

UK launch for TCL Roku TVs

Consumer electronics company TCL Electronics and streaming platform and device specialist Roku are launching TCL Roku TV models in the UK, available in both HD and UHD resolution, in sizes ranging from 32” to 65”. Both the 4K UHD (RP620K) and HD (RS520K) models support HDR Pro which uses Dynamic Colour Enhancement through 3D LUT […]

June 18, 2021