The Roku Channel: New Free Streaming Platform Launched

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We tell you what we know about The Roku Channel, the new free streaming platform.

Roku announced the launch of its own streaming platform: The Roku Channel, which is available from October 13 in Mexico and is free to access with advertising.

According to a statement released, The Roku Channel has access to ” thousands of movies and TV episodes, including exclusive access to more than 30 Roku Originals .” Launching The Roku Channel in Mexico represents a pivotal moment for our business … and we offer streaming consumers free access to great entertainment and news content, ” said Rob Holmes, Vice President of Programming at Roku. ” 

We have the right level for content providers and brands to reach these important audiences,” he says.

Mirjam Laux, International Vice President of Advertising and Content at Roku said the new platform  “expands our entertainment offerings for our users and increases the offerings they get from the Roku platform . Brands will also be able to reach engaged consumers through ad-supported content. “.

The Roku Channel: How to Access

As announced, anyone with a Roku device or Roku TV can access The Roku Channel without the need to subscribe to the service.

The Roku Channel: Catalog

As they announced, from the beginning, these are some of the contents available on the platform:

  • The Smurfs in the lost village
  • blade runner 2049
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2
  • american psychopath
  • Draft Day
  • The patriot
  • The bright side of life
  • Rain of Burgers 2
  • Men in Black II
  • whip it

Likewise, they anticipate the arrival of content under the Roku Originals label, which will be exclusive to the platform:

  • Operation Black Tide
  • Natural Born Narco
  • moms
  • WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story (premiere November 4)

In addition, they have presence of up to 25 live channels, among which are:

  • Cinnamon TV
  • newest
  • Runtime Spanish

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