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How does Roku work with Hotspot?

Want to get rid of Moms expensive cable bill. She has an iPhone with hotspot and flat screen tv(not fancy).

step by step- how does roku work with a hotspot, which roku should I get?

channels she wants are hgtv and a pbs channel for antiques roadshow and our local wink news station 34135

im not techy so when explaining please assume there’s no “Base knowledge “

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Re: How does Roku work with Hotspot?

@Clk 

Thanks for the inquiry.

For more information about Roku, we would recommend taking a look at the following Support pages:
What is a Roku® streaming player?
What channels can I watch on my Roku® streaming device?

We don't typically recommend using mobile hotspot connections for streaming, but rather recommend the use of a home wireless network if available.


Thanks,
Danny

Danny R.
Roku Forum Moderator
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