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What is Roku?

Roku TV Review: Supports Netflix, DirecTV Now, Hulu, Sling TV and More

What is Roku(Edited and Republished 6.22.17) Most of us know Roku as a small black box that allows you to instantly stream your favorite TV shows and movies to your TV, but most are unaware of how much content is really available, and that there is now a Roku TV, Roku Stick and new Roku boxes available. Not only can you stream tens of thousands of movies and TV shows from services like Netflix, Hulu Plus, DirecTV Now (check out promo below) & Amazon Video On Demand (VOD), but you can also stream sporting events and music from Pandora, iTunes, and MOG.

Roku offers seven types of streaming devices and is widely used by people looking for cost effective alternatives to Cable Television. Their product suite includes a line of streaming players, a streaming stick, and TVs with built in Roku streaming technology.

Roku TV Channels

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The Future of TV is Online

Yahoo! Online TV Survey – 4 Findings

The Future of TV is Online: Every day consumers are canceling cable, and are watching TV videos online (streaming videos), and on their TVs. The convergence of TV and Internet is here ( FreeTV ). To help make sense of this new landscape Yahoo! recently surveyed DSL-connected households in the U.S. The study focused on determining consumer usage of Internet-connected TV devices.


These four key findings emerged:

1Consumers are online: 1 in 3 households are using Internet connected TV at least once a week, and 3 in 5 have online connected TVs. This can include a standalone TV without the need for an extra box or another device connected to your TV such as a gaming console or your digital media adapter.

1 in 3 use Internet Connected TV

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