By Lisa Johnston
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Saratoga, Calif. – Roku, the streaming media player maker, said Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with Google to add its YouTube channel to Roku’s list of available services.
YouTube is available now on the Roku 3 player in the U.S. Canada, U.K. and the Republic of Ireland, the company said. The channel is expected to be available on additional player models next year.
The YouTube channel joins Roku’s large assortment of streaming entertainment services.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Port Washington, N.Y. – Seventy-five percent of adults 18-34 use connected TVs to watch over-the-top (OTT) video, according to a new study by The NPD Group.
The study suggests that young adults are overwhelmingly streaming online video content such as YouTube and Netflix as “the most prominent way of accessing video content.”
Waterloo, Ontario – A Sandvine Internet traffic study showed Netflix usage rose 28.8 percent to take the No. 1 streaming service position for fixed network use going into the second half of 2012, followed by YouTube, which saw traffic rise to 13.1 percent.