Roku Inc (Nasdaq: ROKU). today announced that Amazon Prime Video is now available on the Roku® streaming platform in Canada. Prime Video offers Roku customers easy access to a popular collection of movies, TV episodes and Prime Original series available exclusively on Prime Video to instantly stream at no additional cost to a Prime or Prime Video membership.
“Prime Video offers consumers access to an exciting entertainment selection that can be streamed in HD and beautiful 4K HDR image quality,” said Tedd Cittadine, vice president of content distribution at Roku. “Prime Video is a very popular entertainment destination on our platform in the US and UK, and we expect it to be a hit in Canada.”
With access to Prime Video’s extensive collection of popular and award-winning Prime Original series, movies and TV shows Roku customers will be able to instantly stream popular titles available in HD and 4K HDR such as the recently released Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan starring John Krasinski, Emmy and Golden Globe winner The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, American Gods and new seasons of popular favorites like The Grand Tour, The Man in the High Castle and Goliath, starring Golden Globe winner Billy Bob Thornton. Customers can also look forward to upcoming series like the highly anticipated Prime Original series Homecoming, starring Julia Roberts, directed by Sam Esmail (creator of Mr. Robot) and coming to Prime Video on November 2.
“Our focus with Prime Video has always been to provide great content for our customers around the world. Part of that lies in making movies, TV shows and Prime Original series like Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan easily accessible and simple to find,” said Tim Leslie, Vice President, Prime Video International at Amazon. “As we expand access to Prime Video on the Roku platform around the world, we look forward to making our service available on new devices for customers around the world.”
Roku users will be able to access Prime Video by selecting it from the Roku Channel store found on their TV home screen. Prime Video is available for Roku 2 (except for models 2720x and 27020EU), Roku 3 (except for model 4230x), Roku Express, Roku Express+, Roku Streaming Stick (except for models 3400x, 3500x and 3500EU), Roku Streaming Stick+, Roku Premiere, Roku Premiere+ and Roku Ultra as well as Roku TVs. New customers can sign-up on device or at PrimeVideo.com.
About Roku, Inc.
Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. We connect users to the streaming content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers with unique capabilities to engage consumers. Roku streaming players and Roku TV™ models are available around the world through direct retail sales and licensing arrangements with TV OEMs and service operators. Roku is headquartered in Los Gatos, Calif. U.S.A.