The Top 10 Free Roku Channels as of August 2016




Roku Streaming Stick w_remoteRoku has long been known for offering a wide range of channels giving users access to a ton of great 100% free content. Yet there is so many channels out there that it can be hard to find the best free content.

I could tell you my favorite free channels but maybe the best way to find the best free content is to look at what the top 10 most installed free channels on Roku are.

So here are the top 10 free Roku channels as of August 1st 2016:

#1 YouTube:
#2 Pandora:
#3 CBS News:
#4 PBS Kids:
#5 AOL On News:
#6 Crackle:
#5 PBS:
#8 NBC News
#9 Tubi TV:
#10 Fox News Channel

A few honorable mentions are JW Broadcasting, ABC News, NewsON, Vevo, Newsy, Sky News, and Pluto TV.

Maybe it should not be a surprise that so many news channels jumped into the top ten in July. With both the RNC and DNC conventions being streamed for free on many news channels it makes since that they would see a big bump.

It is also clear that people love news on their Roku as nine of the top 20 Roku Channels are news related including CBS News, AOL On News, NBC News, Fox News, News On, Newsy, ABC News, Sky News, and WeatherNation. That does not even include channels, such as Pluto TV and TuneIn Radio that include news but are not focused on news.

Do you have a favorite free Roku channel? Post it in the comments so everyone can check it out.

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