We already heard about Roku’s plans to bring their streaming boxes to Canada back in November 2011. Roku has now announced that the Roku 2 XD and Roku 2 XS boxes are available to Canadians starting today.
Roku releases streaming boxes in Canada
Starting today, the Roku 2 XD and Roku 2 XS boxes are available in Canada. The small internet streaming boxes will have access to more than “100 entertainment channels” from day one in Canada, including Netflix, Crackle, MLB, NHL, Rdio, Facebook, Flickr, Wall Street Journal and CNBC. Roku also says that they plan to broaden its selection in Canada in the coming months.
Roku’s streaming boxes are now available in Canada
The Roku 2 XD connects to the Internet instantly via built-in WiFi and supports up to 1080p video. In addition to the features of the Roku 2 XD, the Roku 2 XS comes paired with a remote with motion control for playing games like Angry Birds.
The Roku 2 XD and the Roku 2 XS streaming players have suggested retail prices of CAD 89.99 and CAD 109.99, respectively. The boxes are available for pre-order now at Roku.ca, Amazon.ca, Walmart.ca, and LondonDrugs.ca. Learn more at www.roku.com.