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Roku Gets a New Preschool Channel: Hopster

Popular edutainment app Hopster have recently announced the launch of their new channel on the Roku streaming platform for select territories. The global ad-free platform will be available to the millions of Roku users in the UK, US, Canada, and Ireland. There will also be a French-language version of the Hopster channel for France.

Hopster is known for finding the proper balance between learning and fun, featuring games and kid-friendly programming consisting of guilt-free shows for preschoolers. Hopster prides itself for providing safe, high quality kid content without any ads or inappropriate content. The content offered by the Hopster channel includes popular properties such as Peppa Pig, Super Why!, Teletubbies, Reading Rainbow, among others. Hopster’s content is carefully selected based on a bespoke curriculum for preschool learning, and will vary depending on country.

“Roku has been taking the streaming media market by storm with its great quality and affordable devices. So we are delighted to be launching on the platform,” said Nick Walters, CEO at Hopster. “We believe that it’s important that kids can have access to a reliable, safe and ad-free app where they will only ever see the best learning content. We hope that by reaching millions of families via the Roku platform, we will help parents relax guilt-free, knowing when on Hopster, their little ones will always learn and discover something new.”

“Hopster is a great addition to our streaming line-up, offering a wide variety of streaming entertainment for kids; from classic nursery rhymes, to Bob the Builder and Caillou. By choosing Hopster, parents can assure their little ones get to watch entertainment that they approve,” said Ed Lee, Vice President of Content Acquisition at Roku.

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