Roku is bringing their streaming player set top boxes to Canada and the United Kingdom in early 2012, according to a press release. Roku is the leading streaming platform in the US, with over 350 content channels as well as casual gaming. For their launch in Canada and the UK they will be working with local content providers to add region specific channels for the local audience. In fact, they’re looking for a few good
Roku is expanding its open platform to support region-specific channels. Publishers of video, music, games and other Internet-delivered content can now reach their customers’ TVs directly through Roku. Content can be free, ad supported or paid. Those interested in developing for Roku should contact firstname.lastname@example.org
No word yet on which model(s) of Roku will launch in each country, or the pricing. But since they mention gaming it is safe to presume they’ll be similar to the Roku 2 products recently launched in the US.