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    This is a discussion on Roku within the NOW TV forums, part of the Other Sky help and support category; From BSkyB Results for the twelve months ended 30 June 2012: http://corporate.sky.com/documents/p...s_release_1112 Roku Sky has made a $10m equity investment ...

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      Roku

      From BSkyB Results for the twelve months ended 30 June 2012:

      http://corporate.sky.com/documents/p...s_release_1112


      Roku

      Sky has made a $10m equity investment in Roku, a leading platform which delivers over-thetop (OTT) services via its innovative and low-cost streaming devices. This follows earlier confirmation that NOW TV will be made available through Rokuís UK devices. In addition to this carriage deal, the equity stake gives Sky the option to rebrand and distribute versions of Rokuís streaming devices in the future, should it wish to complement the OTT distribution it currently receives over third-party platforms.

      Notes:
      1) References to Roku are to Roku Inc.
      2) Gross assets subject to this transaction were $10m
      3) Profits attributable to the assets subject to this transaction were $nil
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      Re: Roku

      Good. AS ROKU us awesome!

      Investing in something that loses you sky tv customer is odd though? Why not just lower the TV prices?

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      Re: Roku

      I think they are hoping to gain more customers through the NOW TV brand - people who want access to the channels but do not want or cannot have a dish installed.
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      Well if they add the channel to roku too that would be good

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      Quote Originally Posted by williammorris View Post
      Well if they add the channel to roku too that would be good
      Yes I suppose it's another option for people - e.g. my elderly parents would like access to the channels but can't have a dish installed on their property - and another way for Sky to take some more revenue!
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      Would suit a lot of people in their situation I am sure

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      They could also use the tech to make multiroom easier to install instead of running sat cables everywhere just have a quad receiver in the main stb and send the channels over ip to the remote units.

      Or stream the channels over broadband


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      Re: Roku

      Does anyone know the private channel code for the Roku ?

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      Re: Roku

      I am very surprised if you can view anything from the Astra Satellites in Bermuda. What size dish do you use and how high is it above the ground?

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      Re: Roku

      Roku is a streaming box Scubbie, it does not use the satellites only broadband.

      The channel codes are available here - Roku Channel Database and further tips and information is here - Got a new Roku? Here are five tips to get the most out of your gift — Tech News and Analysis

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