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Roku Debuts Two New Streaming Players and Roku Search in Mexico

Launch marks Roku’s return to retail in Mexico celebrated by 
Buen Fin deals starting from 599 Pesos

Martes, Noviembre 13, 2018 6:00 am PST

Roku, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) today announced it is launching new streaming players in Mexico, giving consumers new entertainment options just in time for the Holidays. The Roku® Streaming Stick+ is small, powerful and portable plus, it offers brilliant picture quality, long range wireless and can be tucked behind the TV for a clutter free look. Starting from this week, consumers can also find the new Roku Express+ in stores, which is the easiest way to start streaming in HD and is now 5x faster compared to the original model. Additionally, Roku is launching Roku Search in Mexico to simplify entertainment discovery for consumers.

“Mexico is a fantastic market for streaming and we are excited to bring new players to retail stores this week just in time for the Holidays,” said Alex Dalesio, director of Latin America sales at Roku. “We aim to make streaming easy, fun and affordable, while making streaming para todos in Mexico.”

In Mexico, Roku streaming players and Roku TVs feature access to 5,000+ free and paid streaming channels and 100,000 movies and TV episodes. Consumers use a simple home screen to access streaming channels from the Roku Channel Store. Each model ships with a remote control though the company also offers the Roku mobile app for Android and iOS devices.

Roku Search
To simplify entertainment discovery for consumers the company is launching Roku Search in Mexico enabling consumers to search for actors, directors, TV shows and movie titles across top channels and see search results ranked by price. This feature enables consumers to save money and decide where they want to buy their content. At launch popular channels such as Netflix, Cinepolis KLIC and Blim will be included. Roku aims to add more channels over time. This feature will be available to existing customers through a software update expected to be completed later this week. 

New streaming players now in retail include:

Roku Express+

MSRP: $999, Buen Fin Pricing: $899

  • Transform your TV into a smart TV.
  • Works for TVs with High Speed HDMI® Cable or composite cable inputs.
  • HD streaming made easy, at an incredible price.
  • Easy to use remote control.
  • Free mobile app for iOS® or Android™.

Roku Streaming Stick+
MSRP: $1,799, Buen Fin Pricing: $1,599

  • Brilliant picture, streams HD 1080p and 4K HDR up to 60 frames per second
  • To help deliver smooth streaming through out the home, Roku invented the advanced wireless receiver that offers 4X the range and a stronger signal even in rooms farther from the router.
  • Comes with a new remote control that has TV power and volume buttons allowing consumers to have just one remote control to control both the TV and the streaming player.

In addition, to celebrate the return of Roku in retail in Mexico, Roku is offering its coveted Roku Streaming Stick device at half price of its original price for Buen Fin.

Roku Streaming Stick
MSRP $1,199, Buen Fin Pricing: $599

  • 1080p HD resolution
  • Powerful quad core processor and fast dual band wireless
  • Portable for different TVs in your home, hotel, and dorm rooms
  • Easy to use remote control

Roku TV – a better, smarter TV
Roku TVs from TCL and Sharp are now also available in major retail stores throughout the country. Roku launched the Roku TV licensing program in 2016 in Mexico enabling TV brands to license its operating system to offer easy to use smart TVs that are packed with entertainment.

Availability
Roku streaming players and Roku TVs are now available in major retail stores such as Best Buy, Liverpool, Office Depot, Radio Shack, Coppel and Walmart. Buen Fin promotions begin Friday, Nov. 16 and end on Tuesday, Nov. 20, and may vary by retailer.

About Roku, Inc.
Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. We connect users to the streaming content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide 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. Roku is headquartered in Los Gatos, Calif. U.S.A.

Roku is a registered trademark and Roku TV is a trademark of Roku, Inc. in the U.S., Mexico and in other countries.

 

Contacto:

Gretel Perera
gperera@roku.com

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