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1/7/19 12:00 pm PST

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(CES) — Roku, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) and TCL®, America’s fastest-growing TV brand, today announced that the two companies are working together to make 8K TCL Roku TVs expected to be available to consumers in late 2019. TCL will leverage its latest Gen 11 LCD panel factory and Roku® is developing an 8K hardware reference design that TCL will be the first to license. Additionally, Roku is expanding its 4K and HDR hardware more...

1/7/19 6:00 am PST

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(CES) — Roku, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) today announced Westinghouse Electronics as the newest TV brand to join the Roku TV™ licensing program. Westinghouse Electronics will leverage the Roku TV hardware reference design and Roku OS to deliver HD Westinghouse Roku TV models, expected in the first half of 2019, and 4K Westinghouse Roku TV models hitting shelves later in the year. more...

10/9/18 6:00 am PDT

Roku, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) today announced a Measurement Partner Program to help brands and publishers quantify the impact of OTT advertising campaigns running on the Roku® platform across a wide variety of marketing and sales outcomes.

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9/24/18 6:00 am PDT

LOS GATOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Roku, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) today announced Roku OS 8.2, a software update for Roku TVs that enables new features for seamless compatibility with upcoming Roku TV Wireless Speakers; and Roku OS 9, a new software release with a variety of enhancements to give Roku customers new easy ways to search and control their entertainment experience. Roku will soon enable the ability to use Google Assistant devices to more...

8/29/18 6:00 am PDT

Roku, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) today announced Shenzhen MTC Co. (MTC) has joined the Roku TV™ licensing program to build smart TVs under the JVC brand. MTC will leverage TV hardware reference designs and the Roku operating system (OS) to create a line of JVC smart TVs with the first HD JVC Roku TVs expected to ship in the U.S. later this year.

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8/8/18 1:01 pm PDT

Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROKU) today announced it released second quarter 2018 results. Visit the Roku investor relations website https://ir.roku.com to view the second quarter 2018 letter to shareholders.

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7/23/18 6:00 am PDT

Roku, Inc. today announced the launch of The Roku Channel in Canada, a new streaming channel specifically dedicated to helping consumers find free movies, TV shows and more on the Roku® platform. The Roku Channel requires no subscriptions, fees or logins. In Canada, the ad-supported channel is expected to average about a third less advertising per programming hour than ad-supported linear TV.

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5/24/18 1:00 pm PDT

Roku Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) announced that stockholders at the company’s annual meeting today elected Mai Fyfield to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately.

Mai Fyfield has been Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Commercial Officer of Sky Group since 2015 and has served in various roles at Sky since 1999. Fyfield served as a Roku board observer from 2014 until the company's IPO in 2017.

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4/25/18 8:16 am PDT

Video ads on the Roku OTT platform are 67 percent more effective per exposure at driving purchase intent than ads on broadcast and cable television, according to a new landmark study conducted by MAGNA,  IPG Media Lab and Roku Inc. (Nasdaq:ROKU). Applebee’s, H&M, McCormick and Truvia participated in the research.

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4/24/18 6:01 am PDT

Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) today announced the arrival of the Roku® Streaming Stick+ in Canada, the first Roku streaming stick capable of streaming HD, 4K and 4K HDR. The Roku Streaming Stick+ is small, powerful and portable for those who are on the move or want their streaming player hidden behind their TV.

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4/16/18 1:01 pm PDT

Roku, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) today announced the availability of ESPN+ through the new ESPN channel on the RokuÒ platform, allowing Roku player and Roku TV users to access thousands of additional live events, on-demand content and original programming not available on ESPN’s linear TV or digital networks. ESPN+ is the first-ever multi-sport, direct-to-consumer premium subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International group, in partnership with more...

3/20/18 5:01 am PDT

Roku, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) today announced that The Roku Channel, an AVOD app, is expected to be available this summer on select Samsung smart TVs. Launched late last year, The Roku Channel is already a top #20 channel on the Roku® platform offering consumers hundreds of Hollywood hit movies and TV shows.

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2/21/18 1:03 pm PST

Roku Inc. (NASDAQ:ROKU), a pioneer of TV streaming, today announced it released fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017 results. Visit the Roku investor relations website https://ir.roku.com to view the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017 letter to shareholders. more...

1/17/18 6:00 am PST

Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) today announced further advancements in over-the-top (OTT) advertising measurement by introducing Ad Insights. The new offering allows marketers to measure campaign reach and effectiveness across linear and OTT, and more accurately plan their OTT ad investments. The toolset helps brands analyze the engagement of TV audiences as they rapidly shift their viewing towards streaming.

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1/3/18 6:00 am PST

Roku, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) today unveiled plans to make it easier for consumers to enjoy streaming entertainment around the whole home. Roku plans to make it especially easy for Roku TV™ customers to add great audio to their TV experience. The new whole home entertainment licensing program will enable OEM brands to build soundbars and smart speakers, surround sound and multi-room audio systems that use Roku Connect software to work together as a home entertainment network. more...

12/27/17 1:30 pm PST

Roku, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) today announced that Scott Rosenberg will become GM of Platform Business beginning in January 2018. Scott has led Roku’s advertising business and will now also lead content distribution and related services. Long-time Roku veteran and leader of content and services, Steve Shannon will leave the company at the end of this year.

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11/8/17 1:01 pm PST

Roku Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) today announced it released third quarter 2017 results. Visit the Roku investor relations website https://ir.roku.com to view the third quarter letter to shareholders. 

Today the company will host a webcast of its conference call to discuss the results at 2 p.m. Pacific Time / 5 p.m. Eastern Time. Participants may access the live webcast in listen-only mode on the Roku investor relations website at https://ir.roku.com/ with an archived webcast of the conference more...

10/24/17 2:00 am PDT

Roku Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) and Globe Telecom today announced the signing of a Roku Powered™ licensing agreement allowing Globe to leverage Roku's streaming platform to deliver video services to its customers. As part of the agreement Globe will leverage the Roku OS to deliver a simple customer experience using the user interface, curate its video offering including streaming channels and offer popular streaming players. Globe will launch the new Globe Streamwatch player in the Philippines by more...

10/23/17 6:00 am PDT

Telstra has united the three worlds of TV – free-to-air, subscription TV and on-demand streaming – on its new Telstra TV to be launched on 31 October. The new device will include a series of Australian-first innovations that are set to liberate the way consumers experience TV at home and on the go.

With 83 per cent of Australians watching live broadcast TV each week and the average Australian watching 70 hours of live-to-air TV each month*, the second generation Telstra TV now includes an more...

10/17/17 6:00 am PDT

Roku, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) today announced it is making its streaming platform available to consumers and content publishers in Argentina, Central America, Chile, Colombia and Peru. The company unveiled two players that will come to market in the coming weeks – the Roku Express+ which is great for HD streaming, and the Roku Streaming Stick+ capable of streaming HD, 4K and 4K HDR at up to 60 fps. Content publishers who want to use the internet to deliver video to consumers can develop streaming more...

9/14/17 3:01 am PDT

Streaming platform provider Roku, Inc. and African media company Econet Media, today announced that both companies have entered a Roku Powered license agreement for the launch of streaming TV service Kwesé Play. Econet Media is a subsidiary of Econet Global which owns the largest fibre backbone in Sub-Saharan Africa and operations in 12+ countries. The Kwesé Play service and streaming player are now available in South Africa and leverage the Roku® streaming platform to deliver live TV services more...

9/1/17 1:59 pm PDT

Roku Inc., a pioneer of TV streaming, announced today that it has publicly filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of shares of its Class A common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined. Roku has applied to list its Class A common stock on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “ROKU.”

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7/12/17 6:00 am PDT

Roku Inc. today announced it reached 15 million monthly active accounts as of June 30, 2017 growing 43 percent over the same period of the prior year. Users streamed nearly 7 billion hours on the Roku platform in the first half of 2017, growing 61 percent over the same period of the prior year.

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4/26/17 6:40 am PDT

Leading Philippine telco and digital services provider PLDT announced today the next generation of its TVolution streaming box for its customers. PLDT worked with streaming pioneer Roku Inc. to deliver to its customers a fully proven solution that is easy to use and loaded with great content. PLDT and Roku made this announcement at the Asia Pacific Video Operators Summit (APOS) in Bali, Indonesia.

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1/25/17 8:30 am PST

MAGNA, the intelligence, investment and innovation unit of IPG Mediabrands, today announced an industry-first strategic partnership with Roku, Inc. to deliver targeted advertising to OTT audiences. Through this partnership, IPG Mediabrands clients will gain accelerated access to the advanced advertising capabilities of the Roku® platform, including precision targeting, programmatic workflows, interactivity, and audience measurement.

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