Advanced Television


Roku: New content discovery, personalisation features for UK

Streaming platform and device specialist Roku is launching three enhancements to the Roku user experience for UK viewers, designed to give users an easier way to find and stream desired content. What to Watch, Continue Watching and Save List will roll out to Roku streaming players in the coming weeks, followed by Roku TV models […]

November 28, 2023By Colin Mann

Roku, Unity mobile app partnership

Roku has announced a strategic product and commercial partnership with Unity, a platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, to help mobile app businesses easily expand their app install campaigns to TV streaming inventory. This partnership offers app marketers a seamless experience in executing TV streaming campaigns for mobile user acquisition, combining Roku’s […]

November 20, 2023

John Cena hosts Roku’s What Drives You

Roku, America’s #1 TV streaming platform has greenlit celebrity talk series “What Drives You,” hosted by global icon John Cena. “What Drives You,” Cena’s first-ever talk series, expands Roku Originals’ existing relationship with Cena, which includes his prior role in the comedy series “Die Hart 2: Die Harter” and the upcoming docuseries “WWE Superstars of […]

November 16, 2023

Data: Roku captures 51% CTV device market share

Pixalate, a privacy and ad fraud compliance platform, has released its Q3 Global CTV Ad Supply Chain Trends Report, a comprehensive analysis of the state of open programmatic Connected TV (CTV) advertising from July through September 2023. The report reveals that Roku had an estimated 51 per cent global CTV device market share in Q3 […]

November 10, 2023

Marquee TV names new CEO; updates platform

Marquee TV, the streaming service for arts and culture, has announced the appointment of a new CEO in Edward Humphrey. He brings over two decades of experience in the film and TV industry, with a focus on building and growing streaming services. He led the launch and growth of film platform BFI Player and has […]

November 6, 2023

Roku: Active accounts at 75.8m

Roku, the streaming specialist, has reported Q3 net revenue of $912 million (€856.4m), up 20 per cent year over year. Platform revenue was up $787 million (up 18 per cent YoY) and gross profit was $369 million (up 3 per cent YoY). Active accounts were at 75.8 million, a net increase of 2.3 million from […]

November 2, 2023

LIV Golf Plus app on Roku, Samsung TVs

ViewLift, a specialist in end-to-end streaming and OTT solutions, has announced the launch of the LIV Golf Plus app on Roku and Samsung Smart TVs. The app, built by ViewLift, can be viewed on Android, iOS, and is now available for download worldwide on Roku and all Samsung models manufactured from 2019. “By enabling Roku […]

October 23, 2023

Roku distribution partnership with Fifth Season

Roku has entered a multi-title international distribution partnership with film and TV studio Fifth Season. Through the partnership, Fifth Season will serve as Roku’s international format and tape distribution partner for an initial slate of unscripted Roku Originals, ensuring that a wider global audience can discover and The Roku Channel’s lineup of entertainment. Fifth Season […]

October 11, 2023

Roku expands TV line-up with Currys’ JVC

Roku, the TV streaming expert, has launched a range of new Roku TV models in the UK with Currys-owned brand JVC. Ranging from 24” to 43”, with prices starting at £169.99, the new JVC Roku TV models come in both HD and Full HD resolution with HDR10 picture quality. “The Roku OS delivers a smart […]

October 10, 2023

Roku Originals lands The Spiderwick Chronicles

Roku, the TV streaming platform, has landed the exclusive, premiere US rights to The Spiderwick Chronicles, the television adaptation of the globally-acclaimed book series of the same name by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black. Produced by Paramount Television Studios and 20th Television, the eight-episode Roku Original series will debut on The Roku Channel in early […]

October 10, 2023