Roku adds WatchESPN and Watch Disney channels

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Rook lately passed the 1,000-channel mark, and that checklist is set to get even longer. Rook introduced recently that Watches, Watch Disney, Watch Disney Junior, and Watch Disney XD will likely be added to the corporate streaming boxes. It’s a a catch-up for the corporation, as the same assortment of apps has been brought to its major competitor, the Apple TV, this year.

The brand new apps bolster Rook’s live video offerings, as Watches offers to get the right of entry to reside television from ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN Three, ESPN Deports, and ESPN news, plus extra on-demand content material. Watch Disney additionally lets you watch what’s playing live to tell the tale the Disney Channel, in addition to on-demand content.

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On the other hand, the brand new slate of apps would not have much to offer wire-cutters, as the apps require authentication with an affiliated cable provider to enter content material. Watches are to be had to Time Warner Cable, shiny house Networks, Verizon Foist TV, Comcast’s Affinity television, Midcontinent Communications, Cablevision’s most fulfilling television, Cox, AT&T U-verse TV, charter and Google Fiber subscribers, and “coming soon” to NRTC subscribers. The Watch Disney channels are to be had to providers for the Watch Disney services and products, including Verizon Foist television, Comcast’s Affinity television, Midcontinent Communications, Cablevision’s premiere television, Cox, AT&T U-verse TV, charter and Google Fiber subscribers, and likewise “coming soon” to NRTC subscribers. In line with Rook, Watches can be available beginning today, while the Disney channels will likely be added later this month.