"RokuRobB" wrote: There could be an issue with the CDN delivering the content. For example, the nodes being hit may be down or have performance issues. Do the streams play fine elsewhere other than on the Roku?
It's not the cdn. Streams are instant load for for every other device, dune, ipad, iPhone, android app, desktop.
"RokuJoel" wrote: you can specify the actual bitrate if the bitrate is less than 1500kbps. Otherwise, specify bitrate=
This may improve buffering times.
for example if bitrate is 800kbps:
but try specifying bitrate= first.
Also useful is to experiment with various settings for the switchingStrategy parameter: