Encore Plays on Roku

TV Everywhere App Adds a Platform (Updated)
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Starz said Encore Play, its authenticated TV Everywhere service for Encore subscribers, is available on Roku players and integrated Roku TVs.

Encore Play, which launched quietly on the platform on September 1, is available via the Roku Channel store and offers access to a VOD library that includes movies and TV series such as Guardians of the Galaxy, The Equalizer, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Power, Outlander, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Die Hard, Diff’rent Strokes, and Magnum, P.I.

Encore Play is also offered on iOS and Android mobile devices, Web browsers, the Amazon Fire TV and  Fire tablets, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, and is optimized for the Google Chromecast streaming adapter, and Nook devices

Starz recommends minimum speeds of 1 Mbps, and 2.5 Mbps for an “optimal viewing experience.” 

Updated: Roku also announced today channel launches for CW Seed, the CW’s digital comedy hub, and SMITHSONIAN EARTH, new stand-alone, ad-free subscription streaming app that offers nature and wildlife documentaries and videos shot in 4K format.