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lotsa' more 'cock?!.....Roku has finally reached agreement to carry Pea'cock.......
Posted by: NewtonMP2100
Date: September 18, 2020 06:04PM
.......news Friday said they reached an impasse but they have finally reached agreement....


....Pea'cock will now be coming to Roku.....



.....Roku and NBCUniversal have reached a milestone deal that will see Peacock, NBCU’s new streaming service, get distributed on Roku’s potent streaming platform in the coming weeks.

The two companies had battled over the past 24 hours following months of fruitless, on-and-off negotiation. Early Friday morning, word came that there could be an impasse that would take NBCU apps off Roku, which reaches 43 million users in the U.S.

Friction over carriage revolved around advertising inventory. Roku commonly secures 30% of inventory from its content partners, which it often then re-sells. NBCU wanted to come in well below that mark initially, people familiar with the talks told Deadline, creating the tangle. Peacock launched in April on Comcast systems and nationally in July.

“We are pleased to have reached an agreement with Comcast that will bring Peacock to Roku customers and maintains access to NBCU’s TV Everywhere apps,” a Roku spokesperson said in a statement. “We look forward to offering these new options to consumers under an expanded, mutually beneficial relationship between our companies that includes adding NBC content to The Roku Channel and a meaningful partnership around advertising.”........




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