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Help & troubleshooting for channels on your Roku device, including adding/removing channels, logging in to, authenticating, or activating a channel, channel-specific playback issues, assistance contacting channel publishers to report issues, and adjusting channel-specific settings.
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Add a network

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How can I request an additional network added to my Roku device. I live in Georgia an I really like the METV channel. 

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Re: Add a network

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MeTV is normally distributed to broadcast stations, often as a subchannel. The broadcast channels pay MeTV for the right to distribute the MeTV channel in their broadcast area.

To my knowledge, MeTV has not authorized streaming of their service.

If you'd like to pursue this, I think you'd have to take your request to MeTV and ask them to make a streaming option available, and to provide Roku with a channel app that could be used.  They may not want to do this, as it would cut their current paying customers, who derive income from their local commercial insertions, out of the loop.

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Level 16

Re: Add a network

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MeTV is normally distributed to broadcast stations, often as a subchannel. The broadcast channels pay MeTV for the right to distribute the MeTV channel in their broadcast area.

To my knowledge, MeTV has not authorized streaming of their service.

If you'd like to pursue this, I think you'd have to take your request to MeTV and ask them to make a streaming option available, and to provide Roku with a channel app that could be used.  They may not want to do this, as it would cut their current paying customers, who derive income from their local commercial insertions, out of the loop.

  • Roku Streaming Stick +, 3810X, Ser YH0059427035, wifi LivRm - Samsung UN55ES6100
  • Roku Streaming Stick, 3600X, Ser 5S56D8240827, wifi BedRm - JVC EM37T
  • Roku 3, 4200X, Ser 4124C7087583, wifi GstRm - Sanyo DP26640
  • Roku 2 XD, 3050X (collecting dust in a drawer)

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