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Roku launches own ad-supported films channel

Wednesday 6 September 2017 | 15:56 CET | News
Roku has launched its own channel on its streaming video platform, offering free access to a range of films. Customers will enjoy award winners and big screen classics on-demand on the ad-supported Roku Channel, the company said, adding that the channel will show around half the advertising per hour as traditional TV.

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