OnlyFans Has a New Free Streaming App With No Nudity
Online - Streaming

OnlyFans—the subscription-based platform that provides a direct link between adult content creators and customers—has begun promoting its first app, but says the NSFW content that the platform has...

Gizmodo
August 17, 2021

Roku Pursues Original Content Strategy, Adds More Quibi
Streaming - Television

Roku said Monday it will add 23 more shows to its collection of “originals” as it tries to build on its ad-supported content strategy. The shows include more of the content it bought from the now...

CNBC
August 9, 2021

Roku Launches its New Originals with a Demi Lovato Talk Show
Streaming - Television

The first of a dozen-plus Roku Originals to premiere on the Roku Channel will kick off July 30th with The Demi Lovato Show, a series that had originally been slated for a debut on Quibi. The show wil...

The Verge
June 30, 2021

YouTube TV Adds 4K, Offline Downloads & Better Sports Sea...
Online - Streaming - Tech - Television

YouTube TV, Google's live TV streaming service designed to replace cable, is getting more pixels. Starting Monday, subscribers can add an upgrade package, called 4K Plus, which delivers TV programming...

CNET
June 29, 2021

How Roku Used the Netflix Playbook to Beat Bigger Players and ...
Streaming

After first meeting at a conference, Roku CEO and founder Anthony Wood pestered Hastings for months to let his company make a streaming video box for Netflix. Hastings at the time wanted to build the ...

CNBC
June 18, 2021

Roku Originals Draw More Viewing In 2 Weeks Than Quibi Did In ...
Streaming

Roku has revealed viewership data for its original programming, much of which was powered by the acquisition of Quibi’s library last January. Roku Originals launched on May 20, with a lineup of abo...

Deadline
June 18, 2021

Roku Inks Rights Deal With Saban Films
Streaming - Tech

The Roku Channel to become Free Streaming Home for Saban Films Roku, Inc. and Saban Films today announced a landmark agreement granting Roku® the pay-one window streaming rights to movies released b...

Yahoo Finance
May 28, 2021

Roku Surpasses 53 Million Users in Analyst-Defying Q1
Streaming - Television

Roku has increased its monthly active users (MAUs) by 35% in Q1 2021 to reach a total of 53.6 million, the company has announced. The company delivered “an exceptional first quarter”, CEO Anthony...

Digital TV Europe
May 7, 2021

Roku Pulls YouTube TV Over Fight With Google
Online - Streaming

Roku’s deal to distribute YouTube TV expired Friday — and amid its standoff with Google, Roku pulled YouTube TV from its channel store. For now, however Roku said it is continuing to provide acce...

Variety
April 30, 2021

Roku: Google’s ‘Unfair’ Demands May Make You...
Electronics - Streaming

Roku warned YouTube TV customers Monday that the live-TV service may be removed from the company's popular streaming devices, saying in an email to customers that Google is making unfair, anti-competi...

CNET
April 26, 2021

Roku is Feuding with Google, putting YouTube in Jeopardy
Streaming - Television

Roku is warning its customers with YouTube TV subscriptions that the service could go dark in the coming days due to what it calls Google’s “predatory” and “monopoly” behavior. In a lengthy...

Deadline
April 26, 2021

Roku Unveils “Roku Originals” Brand
Electronics - Streaming

Roku, Inc. today announced that the content from the Quibi acquisition in January will be re-branded as "Roku Originals" and will be launched on The Roku Channel. "Roku Originals" will also be the bra...

Yahoo! Finance
April 21, 2021

Roku Adds New Sound Bar, Remote, and Streaming Device
Electronics - Household

Roku Inc. announced updates to its operating system Tuesday while also adding a new streaming device, voice remote, and sound bar to its product lineup. On the product side, Roku ROKU, 2.64% is intro...

Market Watch
April 13, 2021

What AVOD’s Growth Means for Marketers
Streaming

The rise of ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) services has been a quiet development amid numerous new consumer behaviors spurred or accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic. Yet the proportion of con...

Marketing Dive
April 13, 2021

Streaming Of NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Nearly Doubled...
Sports - Streaming

Roku, one of the dominant U.S. streaming providers, says viewing on its platform of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament rose 75% over 2019 levels. TV streaming reach, defined as the number of Roku...

Deadline
April 7, 2021

Roku to Debut Roku Recommends, Sponsored Videos to Promote Pro...
Streaming

Roku is preparing to debut a new promotional product that has not only piqued advertisers’ interest but will also likely please streaming services. The company has been pitching agency executives o...

Digiday
April 6, 2021

Roku to Launch Branded Content Studio
Streaming - Television

The streaming platform will bring on former Funny or Die branded content staff and develop "TV-quality" sponsored programming in push for ad dollars. Roku is getting into the branded content business....

Hollywood Reporter
March 23, 2021

NCAA March Madness Live Debuts New Features and Design; Opport...
Sports - Streaming - Tech

The NCAA, CBS Sports and Turner Sports will debut a new design for their second-screen streaming platform during the 2021 Division I college basketball tournament. NCAA March Madness Live will feature...

Sport Techie
March 11, 2021

Roku’s Advertising Ambitions Just Got Even Bigger With New N...
Streaming

Roku, one of the most popular streaming platforms in US homes, is acquiring Nielsen’s video advertisement business as it tries to become a central hub for TV advertising. Specifically, Roku is acqu...

The Verge
March 2, 2021

10 Stocks Set To Soar in 2021
Finance

The stock market can be volatile, but historically it’s also been a great way to build wealth. Although the long-term average return of the stock market has been almost 8%, individual stocks can pro...

MSN
January 20, 2021

Roku Buys Quibi’s Library to Boost Free Streaming Service
Streaming

Streaming giant Roku Inc. is buying the rights to dozens of shows from Quibi Holdings LLC, the failed short-video startup founded by film mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg. Roku will offer more than 75 show...

Yahoo Finance
January 8, 2021

Roku passes 50 million active users as it races to catch Amazo...
Streaming

Amazon last month touted over 50 million active users on its Fire TV devices. Roku is celebrating a new milestone as it battles with Amazon to be the top streaming platform. In a blo...

CNET
January 6, 2021

Roku in Talks to Acquire Rights to Quibi Shows
Streaming - Television

Quibi, after its high-profile collapse, may be close to landing a deal with Roku to sell rights to its multimillion-dollar lineup of original shows. Quibi, the startup led by Jeffrey Katzenberg and M...

Variety
January 4, 2021

HBO Max Seals Deal With Roku, Making Streaming Distribution Fo...
Streaming - Theatrical

WarnerMedia and Roku have finally reached a deal for HBO Max, bringing the subscription streaming outlet to Roku’s 46 million active accounts and filling a key distribution gap ahead of a string of ...

Deadline
December 17, 2020

Pressure builds on Roku with Wonder Woman, Godzilla, King Kong...
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

This is seen as a move by AT&T to exert additional pressure on Roku, the streaming platform that has declined to carry HBO Max since it debuted in May. NBC Universal owner Comcast tried something ...

USA Today
December 4, 2020

Why WarnerMedia’s Blockbuster HBO Max Play May Not Boost Its...
Streaming - Television

The stakes are suddenly much higher for WarnerMedia and Roku in their months-long standoff over HBO Max. The clock is ticking for both companies, which — 191 days after HBO Max’s debut — stil...

Variety
December 4, 2020

Why streaming devices are fighting over eyeballs
Streaming - Television - Theatrical

When Wonder Woman 1984 opens in theaters on Christmas Day, most HBO Max subscribers will be able to watch the movie at home. Emphasis on most: Right now, that group of HBO Max subscribers does not inc...

Recode
November 25, 2020

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