Roku customers who’ve been unable to get Constitution’s Spectrum TV app by means of the platform’s channels retailer can as soon as once more accomplish that after months of being unable to obtain it.
Roku announced on its blog today that new and present customers can entry Spectrum TV on its gadgets by signing into the app utilizing their Constitution broadband credentials or by signing up for an account by means of Roku. The settlement resolves an ongoing carriage dispute that resulted in Roku pulling the Spectrum TV app from its retailer in December. The businesses issued a joint assertion on Tuesday that each had come to “a mutually beneficial agreement to renew distribution of the Spectrum TV App.”
“As a result of the renewal, the Spectrum TV App is now available for download from the Roku channel store,” the businesses write. “We are pleased to renew our partnership and offer this great streaming experience to our shared customers.”
When the app was pulled from Roku’s retailer in December, customers who already had it put in might proceed utilizing it with out service interruption. Nevertheless, any new customers hoping to entry their service by means of the platform had been out of luck. Spectrum provided a statement on the time that regardless of its “best efforts to reach an agreement, Roku has not accepted Spectrum’s offer to continue our contract.”
Neither firm provided any additional particulars concerning the settlement, however Roku’s seen comparable assist disputes earlier than — even with a number of the largest gamers in streaming. In April, Roku pulled YouTube TV from its retailer, although Google quickly after added assist for its dwell TV service to the first YouTube app, giving its customers a workaround. Notably, HBO Max didn’t arrive on the Roku platform till December of final 12 months, roughly half a 12 months after the service formally launched.