Roku, a set-top streaming player, officially launches in Canada today and is available to pre-order for April 30. Canada is the latest country in Roku's plans of global domination, which began with sales in the U.K. starting earlier this year.
Canadians have the choice between Roku's two highest-end devices, the Roku 2 XD and the Roku 2 XS. Both give access to 100 entertainment channels at launch, the Financial Post reports, with the intention to increase the number of channels over time, like they have in the U.S. Currently, Roku users in the U.S have access to more than 450 channels of content.
Channels include content like movies and TV shows from Netflix and Crackle, sports content from the National Hockey League and Major League Baseball, music from Rdio and TuneIn Radio, photos and video from Facebook and Flickr, news contentRead More »from Roku Canada launches streaming player, bringing popular U.S. platform north of border