Roku executive: first steps towards a la carte TV coming in 2012

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Roku executive: first steps towards a la carte TV coming in 2012.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2012/03/WwylEN.jpg[/newsimage]Roku's chief executive Anthony Wood was the keynote speaker at the Over-the-Top industry conference in Santa Clara, which started Tuesday. Wood had a great to deal to say about the integration of incumbent cable providers like Cox and Comcast and how those companies will likely be looking to launch their content on "over-the-top" set-top boxes sometime in 2012.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/roku-executive-first-steps-towards-a-la-carte-tv-coming-in-2012-60485/](http://www.myce.com/news/roku-executive-first-steps-towards-a-la-carte-tv-coming-in-2012-60485/)


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SyFi


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You can get quite a bit of content directly from both “normal” tv networks and internet tv sources on the Google TV system already.


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The problem with any service is the initial overhead.
Just to maintain service levels, helpdesks, and run servers might cost $20 per user per month, before they even stream the first channel.

After the base subscription though (with a few typical channels), I can’t understand why they don’t offer a per channel subscription cost.