Sky News Joins Roku LineupRoku Also Offers Streaming News ‘Channels’ From CNBC Real-Time, Fox News, NBC News and WSJ Live 7/24/2013 9:55 AM Eastern
Roku users now have access to a live streaming feed of U.K.-based Sky News.
Roku is making the free 24/7 Sky News live feed available to all its users in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Ireland.
“As an innovative news provider, Sky News is excited by the opportunity to reach a new audience through the Roku platform,” said Sky News COO Nick Herm, in a release. “This will mean that millions more households around the world can enjoy Sky News’ world class journalism and award-winning coverage.”
Sky News currently reaches more than 107 million TV homes across 118 countries.
Roku has shipped more than 5 million of its streaming devices in the U.S., but has yet to break out shipment figures for other regions of the world.
Roku also offers streaming news services from CNBC Real-Time, Fox News, NBC News and WSJ Live.