Can TV Apps Save Niche Cable Networks?

Gigaom - Independent cable network WealthTV has announced it will enable Roku users to subscribe to live s on-demand feeds of its content for $2.99 a month, marking the first time a cable network is making its content available through the over-the-top streaming box. That’s a huge win for Roku, which has been trying to expand the amount of content available on its hardware devices. But the news also speaks to the need for niche cable networks to expand the availability of their programming beyond the traditional cable distributors.

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