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Viewers will see a new offering on the Roku Channel this week. The newly added fubo Sports Network covers sporting events live with talk shows and includes sports-related entertainment. The fubo Sports Network is a product of the sports-focused streaming service, fuboTV. The new channel is the first external channel that the streaming service designed for distribution outside of the fuboTV platform.
Don’t confuse the new channel with fuboTV’s streaming service that has more than 100 live TV channels showing thousands of on-demand titles. The namesake streaming service is a skinny bundle that provides a full suite of channels for $54.99/month.
Sports fans will love the new fubo Sports Network. It’s a standalone live TV channel available on the Roku Channel featuring the first fuboTV content made specifically for another platform. Viewers can enjoy original programming, event coverage, behind-the-scenes, and other exclusive content. You won’t see any live game coverage, but it’s a great resource for those who want to catch up on sports news.
The Roku Channel launched in 2017 with a library full of free, ad-supported movies. The Roku Channel expanded dramatically this year with exciting new channel additions that include the ACC Digital Network, USA Today, Now This, and Comedy Dynamics. The focus on news, sports, and other entertainment made the Roku Channel soar in popularity among viewers.
Roku is fighting a tough battle to remain the top streaming device platform in the U.S. The company currently holds 39% of the streaming box market and 33% of smart TV systems. Providing innovative content gives the more than 30 million active account holders another reason to tune in.
Catch some exciting sports highlights and coverage you won’t see anywhere else on the new fubo Sports Network. It’s available for free on the Roku Channel.
Megan Southard is a writer, mom, technology enthusiast, and movie junkie. She dreads the day her kids have to explain gadgets to her and is old enough to say, "I was the remote for our TV growing up."
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