If you're contemplating buying a Roku but can't decide as you're not sure about its pricing, you're in the right place. While it may be a budget-friendly device, there are various hidden costs. And when you add the costs of the different channels and services, you could end up paying a lot more than you signed up for.
Roku is the #1 TV streaming platform in the world. Over 40 million people use Roku to stream TV and movies. That makes it a huge opportunity for video publishers to grow and monetize their channels. But the question is: How do you create a Roku channel? What factors and technology do you need? And how much will it cost?
OTT (over-the-top) means film or TV content provided through internet rather than cable or satellite. We equate OTT with the giants: Hulu, Amazon Prime, Netflix, HBO Go, and standalone network apps like NBC, ABC, Comedy Central, and we watch on Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, and more.
The Roku platform is a huge opportunity for video publishers and media companies in 2020. Nearly ⅓ of all US smart TV watchers are on Roku, and that number is still rising. But the question for many businesses remains: What is the best way to create a Roku channel? And how do you make money with a Roku channel?