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Roku Is A Breakout Hit In Streaming Media

According to Nielsen ratings, in 2016 Roku made up 48% of all streaming players in the United States. At the time, that was good for 14 million active users. – Jon Markman, Forbes https://ift.tt/2QK69Qn

Sky attacks Amazon and Google with ‘free’ TV stick

Sky Deutschland offers the TV stick developed in cooperation with the US company Roku for just €29.99 – a clear attack on Amazon and Google whose TV sticks Fire TV and Chromecast cost more than twice as much depending on the features. – Jörn Krieger, Broadband TV News https://ift.tt/2x0iXtY

Amazon Fire TV 3 (Pendant) has gone out of stock — Usually an indicator of a new model coming soon

The currently listed in stock date of September 22nd should not be used as a gauge to determine when a new model will be released. Amazon has historically never used the return date as a hint to when a new model will be announced or released. Based on when Amazon traditionally released Fire TV models, if a new Fire TV is coming, it will likely be announced and/or released near the end of September or early October. The current Fire TV was announced on September 27, 2017 and released on October 25, 2017. – AFTVnews https://ift.tt/2BOo70F

Sales of Apple TV into double digits

A number of European operators including Canal+ and SALT have chosen Apple TV to deliver pay-TV services to consumers. Cook said a key catalyst had been the arrival of Apple TV 4K. Later this year Dolby Atmos audio would come to Apple TV – along with the largest available selection of Dolby Atmos movies – and new search functionality. – Julian Clover, Broadband TV News https://ift.tt/2OAs1wt

FCC Demands Amazon, eBay Crack Down On Kodi-Based Pirate TV Boxes

While the Federal Communications Commission can fine companies for unauthorized use of the FCC logo, they have little real authority over copyright. Meanwhile, stopping vendors from selling such devices won’t really stop the popularity of home-brewed Kodi-based devices overall, given the open source Kodi software itself (and the hardware it runs on) is perfectly legal. – Karl Bode, MOTHERBOARD https://ift.tt/2H7coYK
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