Roku Stick+ is Canada Bound

If you are in Canada and wished you could purchase a Roku Stick+, your prayers have been answered. The streaming device will be available throughout the Great White North next month. As of right now, it is confirmed that Wal-Mart will be carrying the item come May for the suggested retail price of 89.99 CAD. 

This is the description directly from the Roku Stick+ Amazon page:

  • Powerful, portable, exceptional wireless

  • Advanced wireless receiver for 4x the range

  • Brilliant 4K, HDR, and HD streaming. Note: The USB port on some TV’s may be unable to power a Streaming Stick+, if you see the on-screen warning message that appears in these cases, use a wall outlet.

  • Voice remote with TV Power and volume

  • 500, 000 Plus movies and TV episodes, easy-to-use remote, intuitive navigation, search across top channels

Exceptional wireless. Stunning Picture Quality. Start watching your favorites quickly with smooth streaming. Whether you’re streaming in your home or hotel, the advanced wireless receiver gives you 4X the range and a stronger signal for streaming. Stream in brilliant 4K, HDR and HD. Experience the visual rush of 4K and vibrant HDR picture quality with the new powerful and portable Roku Streaming Stick+. Plus, no more juggling remotes. A new voice remote with buttons for TV power and volume control makes it easy to control both your TV and Roku player. Enjoy 500,000+ movies and TV episodes across thousands of free or paid channels.

Unlike Mexico, who has banned Roku, Canada embraces the idea of cutting the cord. Picking up on this trend, Netflix has been procuring content to pique Canadians’ interest. Meanwhile, CBS All Access has just rolled out in Canada. Now with Roku, the future for Canadians will be streaming too.

 

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