Twitter Live Streaming Comes To Roku

Roku today announced the availability of the Twitter channel, allowing Roku users to consume the best of Twitter’s live streaming video from the comfort of their couch.

The channel features live streaming video available on Twitter, which includes original programming and live simulcasts in sports, entertainment, news, and politics. Additionally, people can browse commentary via the Twitter timeline as they watch live events.

“The Twitter channel on the Roku platform brings together the video and related conversation that surrounds live events to the largest screen in the house,” said Ryan Troy, product manager at Twitter. “Our new channel gives Roku’s audience an easy way to watch live events and see what people are talking about, keeping them connected to what’s happening.”

“Twitter live video streaming brings a new element to TV viewing with access to major league sports and other crowd-pleasing moments,” said Ed Lee, vice president of content acquisition at Roku. Roku customers will enjoy access to major video moments for free.”

The Twitter channel is available for free in the Roku Channel Store to Roku users starting today and is accessible to anyone with a current-generation Roku device regardless of whether they have a Twitter account.

William B. West

William B. West

William B. West has been an internet journalist since 1998. Writing for a total of 25 pro wrestling news sites at his peak, before retiring only to return to online journalism in 2011. Currently William is editor of WBWTV.com, a contributor to WrestleOhio.com, and editor in chief of PowYeah.com & Rokuki.com.

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