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HBO Max: Not Available On Roku & Fire TV

The AT&T-owned HBO Max is scheduled to debut next week, but as of this morning, the new streaming service will not be available on arguably the two leading streaming devices, Roku and Amazon’s Fire TV. John Stankey, AT&T’s CEO, acknowledged last week at an industry conference that HBO Max would likely not be available on

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BBB Warns Of Roku ‘Activation Fee’ Scheme

The Better Business Bureau is warning that a company called itself CaliGeeks Inc. is misleading Roku customers into paying ‘activation fees’ ranging from $79.99 to $249.99. Roku, which makes streaming devices, does not require an activation fee. The BBB alert says the activation fee scheme has affected Roku customers in more than 25 states. Roku

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Can You Watch Free HBO On Roku?

Q. I saw your story about free HBO programming, but I couldn’t find the free stuff on my HBO Now app on Roku. Is Roku not having the free shows? — Blake, Port Republic, Maryland.  Blake, as you note, HBO is offering 500 free hours of programming until May to give Coronavirus shut-ins a boost

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Coronavirus: Roku Offers Free Month Of Showtime, Epix

Roku is now offering 30-day free trials of Showtime, EPIX and 20 other premium channels to help Coronavirus shut-ins pass the time. Called ‘Home Together,’ the Roku initiative requires you to redeem each free trial on The Roku Channel, which can be found in the device’s channel menu. And take note: If you don’t cancel

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Roku & Fox Sign New Deal; Super Bowl Is Safe

Roku and Fox last night settled their carriage battle, announcing a new agreement that will permit Roku customers to continue watching Fox channels on their streaming devices. The pact means that Roku owners will also be able to stream the Super Bowl on Sunday on the Fox Sports app in both 4K and High-Definition. The

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Updated: Super Bowl 2020: Roku Threatens to Remove Fox

Roku is threatening to remove all Fox standalone channels today due to a carriage disagreement with the programmer. The move has football fans running for alternatives because Fox will stream Sunday’s Super Bowl on its Fox Sports app. Update: As of 5:30 p.m. ET, Roku has removed the Fox channels from its Channel Store. However,

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