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RCA Roku TVs Available Now in Canada

Posted in Commentary with tags , on August 10, 2017 by itnerd

RCA today announced the availability of its new line of smart TVs running the Roku® operating system. The RCA Roku TVs are available online from Amazon.ca and Walmart.ca and in stores throughout Canada. Prices begin at $299.

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The line includes a 50” Full HD model for $599.99 MSRP, 43” Full HD model for $469.99 MSRP and 32” HD model for $299.99 MSRP.

The new RCA Roku TVs leverage the Roku TV platform to provide RCA customers with an easy-to-use smart TV interface, which features favorite streaming channels alongside other entertainment options like cable boxes, gaming consoles, antennas and other devices. In Canada customers have quick access to more than 4,000 channels and 100,000 movies and TV episodes as well as fast and easy Roku search, which offers an unbiased look across top streaming channels to find movies and TV shows, with results ranked by price.

RCA Roku TVs include a TV tuner input to receive over-the-air TV channels and feature the ability to create a Favorites Channel list. The Live TV Pause feature even allows consumers to conveniently pause live broadcasts.

The RCA Roku TV comes with an easy-to-use remote featuring channel shortcut buttons to get to content quickly. The free Roku mobile app turns iOS or Android mobile devices into a streaming companion and features remote functionality, voice search, private listening, a keyboard, the ability to share videos, music and photos to the TV.

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RCA joins Roku TV Licensing Program

Posted in Commentary with tags , on April 28, 2017 by itnerd

Roku, Inc. and the RCA brand, in conjunction with Display-Vu Corp. an affiliate of Curtis International Ltd., has announced that RCA,the iconic brand and long-time symbol of American ingenuity, is the latest brand to join the Roku TV licensing program. The RCA brand TVs will leverage the Roku TV platform to build and deliver smart TVs that run the Roku OS in the U.S. and Canada. The RCA Roku TVs will be available in the coming months, providing consumers with an easy-to-use smart TV including access to 5000 channels and 450,000 movies and TV episodes.

 

Building Strong and Simple Smart TVs

The Roku TV licensing programs offers partners an easy, efficient and cost-effective way to build smart TVs that consumers love to use. It allows TV companies to focus on building great TVs while Roku provides the operating system and takes responsibility for future software updates as well as onboarding new content.

The TVs feature an intuitive interface that puts streaming channels next to your other entertainment options such as antennas, cable boxes, gaming consoles or other devices making navigation simple. Innovative features save time and money, like fast and easy search across 300+ streaming channels to find movies and shows available for free with unbiased results ranked by price.

Roku TVs ship with a remote control. The free Roku mobile app turns iOS® or Android™ smartphones into remotes for voice search, private listening, access to a keyboard, the ability to share photos or music to the TV and much more.

Roku TV partners have seen incredible success growing their brands and market share, making Roku TV 1 out of every 8 smart TV purchases in the U.S. The first TVs will ship this summer.