CCTV as a private channel?

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CCTV as a private channel?

Postby DENZO » Sun Oct 17, 2010 2:12 pm

I'm a newbie to Roku and this forum.This is an amazing little gadget.CCTV the official TV news of China used to be on Direct TV and was removed about a year ago. Although it's content is mostly propaganda, (some of it a bit crude) I enjoyed watching it, if for no other reason, it was interesting to see what slant China was taking on world events. This station is currently streamed online.I don't understand how a private channel becomes a private channel, but is CCTV a possibility for Roku and if so how does this happen? Thanks.
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Re: CCTV as a private channel?

Postby kc8pql » Sun Oct 17, 2010 2:27 pm

Post the link. There are a number of talented users here that seem to be able to whip up private channels in no time if the stream is in a Roku compatible format.
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Re: CCTV as a private channel?

Postby jcmolet » Sun Oct 17, 2010 3:20 pm

DENZO wrote:I'm a newbie to Roku and this forum.This is an amazing little gadget.CCTV the official TV news of China used to be on Direct TV and was removed about a year ago. Although it's content is mostly propaganda, (some of it a bit crude) I enjoyed watching it, if for no other reason, it was interesting to see what slant China was taking on world events. This station is currently streamed online.I don't understand how a private channel becomes a private channel, but is CCTV a possibility for Roku and if so how does this happen? Thanks.


If you are interested in news from foreign sources to get a different take on world events, checkout MHz Networks. They have news shows from France (France24), Russia (RT), India (Asian News International) and Al Jazeera (Middle East).
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Re: CCTV as a private channel?

Postby DENZO » Sun Oct 17, 2010 4:25 pm

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Re: CCTV as a private channel?

Postby TheEndless » Sun Oct 17, 2010 5:10 pm

It looks like they use Windows Media for their stream, which, unfortunately isn't supported by the Roku.
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Re: CCTV as a private channel?

Postby hn333 » Sun Oct 17, 2010 5:19 pm

A communist news network. Don't we already have fox news.
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Re: CCTV as a private channel?

Postby ryanxwalton » Mon Oct 18, 2010 8:17 am

hn333 wrote:A communist news network. Don't we already have fox news.



Speaking of Fox News. I saw that is still listed on the Private Channels list on roku-channels.com.


Is this an actual channel by itself, or is it just included in Newscaster?


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