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Roku player and platform sales 2016-2018

As pay TV contracts, Roku expands

Pay TV operators lost 900K subscribers in Q3 2018. It looks like pay TV’s loss is Roku gain. The company added another 1.8 active users, with ARPU and minutes streaming increasing too. Another good quarter for Roku Roku added 1.8 million active users in Q3 2018, to reach 23.8 million. […]

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Smart speakers, smart TVs, streaming sticks changing the experience of TV

More consumers are adopting smart speakers, smart TVs, and streaming sticks. As penetrations rise, broadcasters and pay TV operators are becoming increasingly comfortable embracing the devices. Here are some of the ways they are beginning to exploit them to improve their services. [You can read a condensed version of this […]

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Smart speakers, smart TVs, streaming sticks changing the experience of TV – short version

More consumers are adopting smart speakers, smart TVs, and streaming sticks. As penetrations rise, broadcasters and pay TV operators are becoming increasingly comfortable embracing the devices. Here are some of the ways they are beginning to exploit them to improve their services. [This is the condensed version of a longer […]

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Roku interface needs major overhaul

It’s been five years since the last major update of the Roku interface. The company has changed radically since then, and the experience hasn’t kept pace. It must change, and soon. Last major interface update supported key challenge The last major update to the Roku interface was five years ago. […]

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Active Roku users 2016-2018

Roku Channel is the key to company’s success

The Roku Channel has emerged as the most important product in the company’s arsenal. Roku is expanding the ad-supported channel’s distribution beyond its products and beyond the borders of the US. The Q2 2018 results Q2 2018 saw another strong performance from Roku, with big increases in all the key […]

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