Roku is making reside TV even simpler to seek out with its new Live TV Zone, a one-stop store for all issues reside and linear.
The Live TV Zone can be house to not solely Roku’s personal Live TV Channel Guide, which beforehand existed as a standalone channel, but additionally third-party companies like YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, and Sling, amongst different apps. Users may even discover their lately watched content material on this tab, along with leisure programming, sports activities, and native and nationwide information protection.
The Live TV Zone could be discovered underneath the Live TV tab from the left-hand navigation menu.
Roku has been leaning closely into its reside TV options. The firm final yr expanded voice command assist for its reside TV information with the Roku OS 10.5 replace. It additionally boosted its Live TV on The Roku Channel slate to greater than 200 free channels final fall, successfully doubling the variety of free-to-stream reside channels out there via the app in just a little over a yr.
Citing a survey of two,852 US adults conducted final yr, Roku stated that just about 61 p.c of people with out conventional pay TV nonetheless stream reside information a number of occasions per week. The survey additionally discovered that pay-TV customers solely marginally reported better satisfaction over sports activities streamers (80 p.c to 75 p.c satisfaction).