PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Roku, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) today announced that it will launch its popular Roku Express streaming player in France. Roku Express is the most affordable streaming player Roku ever launched in France, priced at just €34,99 MSRP. It comes with everything in the box to get started, including a simple-to-use remote control and HDMI cable. This is the second-generation of the Roku Express and is five times more powerful than its predecessor.
“The Roku Express is one of our most popular streaming players, and we are excited to bring it to consumers in France. It is a great starting point for first time streamers or for people looking to extend the Roku experience to other TVs,” said Chas Smith, general manager of Roku TVs and players.
Roku® devices are powered by the Roku OS and feature a simple home screen. Consumers in France can access 3,500+ streaming channels, including 100,000 movies and TV episodes. They can also download the free Roku app for iOS® and Android™ mobile devices which acts as a remote, streams media from a mobile device to the TV, includes a keyboard and offers features such as private listening.
The Roku Express is expected to be available online later this month.
About Roku, Inc.
Roku Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) pioneered streaming for the TV and aspires to power every TV in the world. As of the end of June 2017, Roku OS powered TV streaming for 15+ million monthly active accounts which streamed nearly 7 billion hours of video and music in the first half of 2017. Roku is known for streaming innovation and high customer engagement, offering content providers and video advertisers the best way to reach streaming audiences. Roku streaming players and Roku TV models are available in 10 countries through direct retail sales and licensing arrangements with TV OEMs and service operators. The company was founded by Anthony Wood, inventor of the DVR. Roku is headquartered in Los Gatos, Calif. U.S.A.
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