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Level 7

Does roku work in Austria (Europe)?

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Hi,

I am living in Austria (Europe) and would be very interested in getting a Roku Ultra. However, I have found mixed articles online if Roku works in Europe or not. Does Roku as of now work in Austria/Europe? Specially the channels for Youtube, Spotify, Amazon Prime and Disney+?

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Roku Employee
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Re: Does roku work in Austria (Europe)?

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@SimonAT 

Thanks for the inquiry.

Channel availability/access on Roku devices will vary from region to region. A Roku device will work in any location, however, channels may not be available on your device in that location, based on each channel provider's discretion. For more information, you'd want to contact any specific channel/service provider to inquire further about whether they offer their channel/service on the Roku platform in your region.


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Danny

Danny R.
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Roku Employee
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Re: Does roku work in Austria (Europe)?

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@SimonAT 

Thanks for the inquiry.

Channel availability/access on Roku devices will vary from region to region. A Roku device will work in any location, however, channels may not be available on your device in that location, based on each channel provider's discretion. For more information, you'd want to contact any specific channel/service provider to inquire further about whether they offer their channel/service on the Roku platform in your region.


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Danny

Danny R.
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Level 7

Re: Does roku work in Austria (Europe)?

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Hi Danny, thanks for your answer. Does Roku not keep a list of what is available where?

How is it with the chrome cast ability of Roku. Is this available regardless of region?

A key feature for me is private listening. Is it possible to cast content from an Android to Roku while private listening on the same or another android device using the Roku app?

Greetings Simon

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Level 18

Re: Does roku work in Austria (Europe)?

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Yup. If you get an Ultra you can listen privately with your Android phone or the remote.

 Go for it I think you'll be happy.

Chrome cast is a competing device I think Roku has more features.

---A problem clearly stated is a problem half solved---.
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Level 7

Re: Does roku work in Austria (Europe)?

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I guess there's even too little interest in the Austrian market to list Roku's services. It's a pity, I'd love to buy Roku, but since the love isn't mutual I have to go with Amazon Fire TV.

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Level 18

Re: Does roku work in Austria (Europe)?

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I think Roku has more to offer.

You can get one and keep the receipt to return it.

---A problem clearly stated is a problem half solved---.
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Level 8

Re: Does roku work in Austria (Europe)?

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I just bought the Stick +. I live in Portugal. 

The American channels will not be available (to be expected) 

HBO and Disney+ are not available in the store channel as of 12.dec.2020. And even if you have the APPs installed in your smartphone (iOS or Android) you can't Cast the content to your TV. It won't recognize Roku as a cast device. 

Also, the official Roku APP it's not available in any smartphone store (here in Portugal) 

YouTube, Netflix, Spotify, Apple TV do work perfectly. 

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