Live365 Joins with Roku to Deliver Thousands of Streaming Radio Stations to the Living Room
FOSTER CITY, CA (Oct. 17, 2011) - Live365, a pioneer in Internet radio and broadcasting, has joined with Roku to bring Live365 to all Roku streaming players. With more than 7,000 human-curated stations in 260 genres, Live365 is one of the world's largest Internet radio networks. Roku is the leader in streaming entertainment with its award-winning line of Roku 2 streaming players and the newly announced low-cost Roku LT. Roku players connect to virtually any television in minutes and deliver more than 300 channels of entertainment.
With the recent addition of the Live365 channel on the popular streaming player, Roku users can now access the depth and diversity of music and talk stations available only on Live365. Roku users enjoy a free 15-day trial of the premium Live365 VIP membership, and can continue listening for free to thousands of ad-supported stations. As always, Live365 VIP subscribers will be able to continue enjoying Live365 stations with fewer commercial interruptions via their Roku players.
"We are excited to bring the ultimate new music discovery experience to living rooms via Roku," said Heidi Elgaard, Live365 Director of Marketing. "The thousands of broadcasters who personally program the music and talk stations on our network will also appreciate this opportunity with Roku to further expand their reach to the TV."
"Music is one of the growing areas of content we're adding to Roku," said Ed Lee, vice president of content acquisition at Roku. "Live365 gives our customers high-quality streaming music and audio content on their TVs. It's a great addition to the growing entertainment collection available on Roku."
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About Live365, Inc.
Live365, Inc. is a pioneer in Internet radio and broadcasting, having broadcast continuously since 1999. The Live365 radio network reaches millions of listeners worldwide, offering greater breadth and depth of high-quality streaming music, talk, and audio than any other network. Featuring 250+ genres of music produced by 5,000+ broadcasters and music tastemakers from over 150 countries, Live365 boasts a roster of artists and radio producers ranging from Carlos Santana, Pat Metheny, and Jethro Tull, to commercial and public radio stations, to individual DJs who program stations in every musical style.
Live365's end-to-end broadcast platform empowers individuals and organizations alike by giving them a "voice" to reach audiences around the globe. Through easy-to-use tools and services as well as royalty coverage, anyone with a computer and Internet connection can create his or her own Internet radio station and reach a global audience with minimal cost and effort.
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