Roku customers will have an pioneering way to watch live local news channels on all Roku devices. This pioneering way has been founded by team pair of Roku TV and NewsON, a news streaming service. They will together bring up a new feature naming Live News Zone to all Roku devices.
“The platform of Roku is designed to provide customers with convenient access to streamed content,” said Roku vice president of content acquisition Ed Lee in a statement. He further said, “Likewise, NewsON is known for delivering industry firsts and connecting viewers to live news content in a quick, effective way. The Live News Zone is user-friendly, helpful, and simple to use, and is a great addition to our combined services.”
“This new innovation on the Roku platform is the latest concrete example of our dedication to evolving viewer-friendly features and mounting the audience of local TV news,” Louis Gump, CEO of NewsON said in a statement. He also added, “Over 120 local TV news stations can be live in NewsON at one time, which will allow our viewers to have even faster prompt access to thousands of the relevant covering stories by journalists. Whether they wish to see the live local news while traveling or want to watch local coverage from another city of a major breaking news event, NewsON will now provide a unique way to always stay connected to local news coverage wherever and whenever it breaks.”
The new feature will provide an easy access to all the nearby live news channels to the users that are currently in the broadcast of live news. Although every live news channel is available for Roku user, but for easy access firstly only closest 10 news channels will be displayed. This service supports more than 175 live news channels.
NewsON is the one of its kind streaming service that gives its customers direct access to on-demand and live news channels along with clips of local news on mobile phones, the web and other TV connected devices. News ON is a unrestricted ad supported app that features navigation flexibility to encourage discovery, provides a quick admittance to broadcast eminence video. Also, it empowers its customers to search market with the help of a collaborative map. Also, the News ON has acknowledged a very promising response from its consumers with very good ratings and expressions of appreciation for its wonderful service across all platforms.
NewsON is available on Roku support along with it is available on IOs, android, and Amazon’s Fire Tablets. It is also available on Roku platforms, including Roku players and TV.