Analyst: Roku increases its already-huge lead

It’s a good time to be Roku. Roku has a 36-point lead over the next highest piece of hardware — Sony PlayStation. That lead may hit 70 percentage points by the end of the year. The press release pimping the report (sorry, but that’s that exactly what it is) says that more than 30 percent of U.S. We’ve known it’s been the most popular streaming system for quite some time. And that numbers names up 15.2 percent of … Strategy Analytics says Roku had nearly 30% of all connected TV devices sold in Q1 2019. sales of “connected TV devices” in the first three months of 2019 were from Roku. What you need to know

The analyst says there are more than 41 million Roku devices in use. And a private report (it costs $4,999 if you want to read the whole thing) released today from Strategy Analytics not only confirms that thinking — it says Roku’s lead is going to increase. There are now more than 41 million Roku devices — sticks, boxes, and Roku TVs — in use.