SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 7, 2013) - Flingo (www.flingo.tv), the largest publisher of Smart TV apps, today announced a partnership with Roku® to provide Flingo's portfolio of popular video channels on Roku streaming players. Customers will soon have instant access to more than 70 new channels, including brands like TMZ, A&E, History Channel, Lifetime, Transworld, Warren Miller, Fitness Magazine, CollegeHumor, CelebTV and more. Several of these channels will launch on Roku this month, with additional channels launching every month.
"As more people expect to stream their favorite movies and shows on their TVs, it's important that we continue to grow our entertainment library with high quality and broadly appealing content," said Ed Lee, vice president of content and services at Roku. "Flingo's platform helps us do just that and we look forward to rolling out a variety of great new channels with them over the next year."
"We are very excited to work with Roku," said Alvir Navin, vice president and co-founder of Flingo. "As fellow pioneers in the connected TV space, we are thrilled to see the rapid growth and success of the Roku platform. In addition to our video offerings, we look forward to building some innovative features for the millions of Roku customers to enjoy."
Founded in 2008, Flingo delivers a more engaging TV experience through its portfolio of applications and TV platform technologies. Flingo publishes more Smart TV apps than any other company in the world and is a product and service of Free Stream Media Corp. Flingo's automatic content recognition (ACR) platform uniquely identifies TV programs within 3 seconds through computer vision, signal processing, video fingerprinting within Smart TVs. Flingo is currently available on over 15 million screens, in 118 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit http://flingo.tv/acr-syncapps.html, or follow @FlingoTV.