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Digital 9 AUG 2021

The Roku Channel to premiere 23 new original shows

9 AUG 2021
The Roku Channel will be premiering 23 new original shows on August 13, all of them from the former short-form streaming platform Quibi’s library.

Digital 8 JAN 2021

ROKU ACQUIRES GLOBAL RIGHTS TO OVER 75 QUIBI TITLES

8 JAN 2021
The streaming outlet obtained more than 75 shows in total, summing up most of Quibi's multi-million original programming portfolio. It will offer the content free of charge.

Digital 6 JAN 2021

ROKU CONSIDERS ACQUIRING QUIBI'S SHORT-FORM CONTENT LIBRARY

6 JAN 2021
The deal, close to its completion, could give the Roku Channel exclusive access to Quibi’s slate of programming. The price has not been disclosed.

Digital 22 OCT 2020

QUIBI SHUTS DOWN SEVEN MONTHS AFTER LAUNCHING

22 OCT 2020
The app initially received 2.7 million downloads, but its conversion of less than 10% from free trial to paying for the service suggested that users weren't impressed with the content of the service.

Digital 22 SEP 2020

QUIBI EXPLORES POTENTIAL SALE, AFTER LESS THAN SIX MONTHS OF LAUNCHING

22 SEP 2020
After 6 months in service, the service has struggled to retain subscribers, gaining only 2 million subscribers by June. The company is considering fund-raising or merging with a special purpose acquisition vehicle.