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SVP product management at Roku

Introducing the New Roku Streaming Stick (HDMI Version)

HDTVs rejoice! With the new Roku® Streaming Stick™ (HDMI® version) announced today, consumers with an HDMI port can now choose the compact stick design pioneered by Roku to stream their favorite entertainment. This new tiny player plugs discreetly into an … Continue reading

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Introducing the New Netflix Experience on Roku [VIDEO]

Today, Netflix introduced a new look for their television viewing experience and we are pleased to announce that the Roku 3 is one of the first devices where you can get it.  This is a completely new design that features … Continue reading

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Introducing the all-new Roku family

We’re excited to announce that streaming is about to get even better with our all-new family of Roku players.  First, like all things Roku, we try to simplify everything about streaming, right down to our product names.  The new family … Continue reading

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Introducing Roku 3 [VIDEO]

It’s a great day for TV lovers. Today, we’re excited to introduce the new, fully loaded Roku 3 – our fastest, most powerful streaming player to-date. From an intuitive new interface to an enhanced remote with built-in headphone jack for … Continue reading

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Roku Goes to Washington

This week I was honored to represent Roku and our customers in a congressional hearing on the future of video. An elite group of industry executives was invited to present their views on the changing landscape of cable, satellite, broadcast, … Continue reading

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DISHWorld Launches on Roku

DISHWorld Launches on Roku Platform At Roku we believe that the majority of TV programming will be delivered on-demand, over the Internet within the next four years. Today we’re a step closer to making that a reality.  We’ve partnered with … Continue reading

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Epix and authenticated channels on Roku

There are many stories in the media about over-the-top video (OTT) and cord-cutting, with Roku frequently mentioned as being at the forefront of this movement. At the same time, most Roku users have a video subscription service from a cable, … Continue reading

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