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What is Roku?

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

What is RokuIf you’ve been thinking about cutting the cord or just want to be able to stream Netflix and other apps on your TV, you may have heard about a product called Roku. You also may be wondering “What is a Roku?”

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, Sling TVDirecTV Now & Amazon Video On Demand (VOD), but you can also stream sports without cable 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.

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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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