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Roku Launches New Roku Express in Canada

5X More Powerful Than Its Predecessor and Delivers Easy HD 
Streaming at an Affordable Price

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 6:00 am PDT
"The Roku Express is one of our most popular streaming players, and is a great starting point for first time streamers or for people looking to extend the Roku experience to other TVs"

Roku, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) today announced that it is launching the new Roku Express in Canada, which is five times more powerful than its predecessor.The Roku Express is tiny. It comes with everything in the box to start streaming, including a simple-to-use remote control and HDMI cable, and is priced at just $39.99 MSRP.

“The Roku Express is one of our most popular streaming players, and is a great starting point for first time streamers or for people looking to extend the Roku experience to other TVs,” said Chas Smith, general manager of Roku TVs and players.

Roku® devices are powered by the Roku OS and feature a simple home screen. Consumers in Canada can access 4,000+ streaming channels, including 150,000 movies and TV episodes. They can also download the free Roku app for iOS® and Android™ mobile devices which acts as a remote, streams media from a mobile device to the TV, includes a keyboard and offers features such as voice search and private listening.

Availability
The Roku Express is expected to be available in November from Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon, Staples, The Source, London Drugs and other fine retailers.

About Roku, Inc.
Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. We connect users to the streaming content they love, enables content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provides advertisers with unique capabilities to engage consumers. Roku streaming players and Roku TV models are available around the world through direct retail sales and licensing arrangements with TV OEMs and service operators. The company was founded by Anthony Wood, inventor of the DVR. Roku is headquartered in Los Gatos, Calif. U.S.A.


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