Roku kicks out developers to give Dish exclusivity

Roku removed about two dozen channels from its channel store this week to give Dish exclusivity for foreign-language content on its platform. The move led to a backlash from developers and could foreshadow the future of online TV. But Roku insists that customers will benefit.

Roku and Dish partner on new foreign TV streaming service

Dish and Roku have partnered to launch a new streaming service focused on international programming. The service, dubbed DISHWorld, will offer foreign-language TV stations targeting Indian, Arabic and other expat communities. And you won’t have to subscribe to Dish to access it.