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Scrif
Level 8

CraveTV on Roku?

Is CraveTV available on Roku?

If YES - how do I add it to Roku?

If No - Why not? - AND - When will it be available for Roku?

Thanks
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trekkeriii
Level 10

Re: CraveTV on Roku?

https://support.vmedia.ca/kb/a657/can-i ... evice.aspx
http://trekkeriii.com/Roku_PHP_list.php
Router - ASUS RT-AC68U
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Scrif
Level 8

Re: CraveTV on Roku?

Not sure I understand. I have to be a VMedia subscriber to use CraveTV on my Roku? They're completely separate devices/entities.
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Basil
Level 10

Re: CraveTV on Roku?

There is an app in the Channel Store (https://channelstore.roku.com) for 3D Crave, but nothing that says "Crave TV." So, is that what you're talking about? If not, you're asking about a private channel, and potentially unsupported. 

So, can you confirm the exact name of the app and where you found it?
Basil
https://www.basilsblog.com/
Roku Ultra (4660)
Apple TV (5th gen), TiVo

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Roku boxes from every generation.
Apple TV (2nd, 3rd, 4th gen)
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Scrif
Level 8

Re: CraveTV on Roku?

www.cravetv.ca

Similar to Netflix, Amazon, etc. It was created by the Canadian broadcasting company Bell.

From reading other posts on the Inet it doesnt sound like it's available for Roku so I cancelled by CraveTV subscription.
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Basil
Level 10

Re: CraveTV on Roku?

Yeah, they don't mention anything on their Website about Roku, just other devices.

Also, adding your location to your profile (and by you, I mean everyone, not singling you out) it would help when troubleshooters attempt to research. If I don't have access to the same channel store as you, then anything I contribute is most likely only noise and prevents or obstructs you from getting good help.
Basil
https://www.basilsblog.com/
Roku Ultra (4660)
Apple TV (5th gen), TiVo

Previous:
Roku boxes from every generation.
Apple TV (2nd, 3rd, 4th gen)
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the41stside
Level 7

Re: CraveTV on Roku?

They don't want you or anyone cutting the cord. Bell and Rogers still haven't learned that their cable and satellite subscriptions are all going to be gone one day. At risk of stating the obvious they have way to much control. The lawsuit Bell won over Vmedia just goes to show how stupid the Canadian regulations on broadcasting are. This is pure corruption.

People, remember. Bell is in bed with Google/Android and Apple already. Not surprised they have Crave TV. But Roku is the box that is cheap, that lets us Wal-Mart folks cut the cord too.

So don't hold your breath that these two awful companies will provide you with better service. They are only out to provide their board member profits. They suck. I'm signed up for star choice tv just out of spite.
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cityten
Level 7

Re: CraveTV on Roku?

"Bell is in bed with Google/Android" except Crave downloaded from Google Play on an Android Box is so bad it's pretty much unusable.  I stopped using it on Android after I found that I had access to Crave from my Samsung TV where the interface is acceptable.  

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LV
Level 8

Re: CraveTV on Roku?

I still don’t see any progress on this question posed to this community. When will Canada’s CraveTV (www.cravetv.ca) be added to the Roku list of channels?  It is a major streaming service in Canada with HBO, etc. but not accessible. It’s available on AppleTV and Amazon’s Fire TV but not on Roku. I recently purchased the Roku 4K stick and I could not find it, so it may be returned for this reason. 

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Gaets7952
Level 7

Unable to cast cravetv

Unable to use the cravetv casting to the Roku Express, however it can cast on Chromecast. Is this a Roku issue or Cravetv?

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