Quick Look: The Fox Business Network channel on Roku features a live stream of the Fox Business Network cable feed, plus full episodes of many popular Fox Business Network shows, for viewers who subscribe to a participating pay TV service. (See "How to activate Fox Business Network on Roku" at the end of this article for information on activating, also called authenticating, the channel and checking to see whether your TV service provider allows authentication.)
For those who are unable to activate the Fox Business Network live stream, there is still a lot of free content available. The home screen provides Latest News videos, along with Editor's Picks, Latest Markets videos, and clips from the following shows:
- Mornings with Maria
- Varney & Co.
- Cavuto: Coast to Coast
- Countdown to the Closing Bell
- After the Bell
- Risk & Reward
- Making Money with Charles Payne
- Lou Dobbs Tonight
Full episodes and/or clips are available for 14 shows in all by selecting "Shows" from the home screen menu. This menu also gives you access to "Topics," with clips on Investing, Personal Finance, Small Business, Technology, Economy, Government Spending, Economy & Policy, Stocks & Bonds, Health Care, and Taxes.
How to activate Fox Business Network on Roku
Pay TV services that allow their subscribers to authenticate Fox Business Network include major cable and satellite providers like AT&T Uverse, Comcast XFINITY, Cox, DIRECTV, and Verizon Fios, along with dozens of regional and municipal cable systems. Several streaming TV services are also represented, including Playstation VUE, Hulu, and YouTube TV.
To activate the Fox Business Network live stream and full episodes, or to see if your TV provider allows authentication, you will need to follow these steps:
- Install and launch Fox Business Network on your Roku device.
- Select "Settings" from the left-hand menu on the channel's home screen, then select "Log In Provider". Make note of the code provided on that screen.
- Go to www.foxbusiness.com/activate in a web browser on a computer or mobile device.
- Select your media player (in addition to Roku, Fox Business Network is currently available Amazon Fire, Android TV, Apple TV. ), select your provider in the "Select your provider..." pulldown box, then enter the code from the Roku channel.
- Your browser will take you to a login screen for your pay TV provider. You will need to contact your TV service provider if you don't remember your login credentials.
- After successfully logging in, Fox Business Network will automatically update on your Roku device.
Sorry, but if you don't have a pay TV service, or your service isn't listed, you won't be able to authenticate this channel, meaning you can't watch the Fox Business Network live stream or full episodes of Fox Business Network shows. For more information, see our article TV Everywhere - Why these Roku channels require a cable TV subscription.
-- Information is current as of December 28, 2017
Developer's Channel Description: With the Fox Business Roku app you can:
-Watch Fox Business Network 24x7 without a cable box*
-Catch up on episodes of your favorite Fox News shows* or watch FREE highlights.
-View FREE live streaming coverage of major news events and enjoy exclusive content only available online.
-Browse Fox News coverage of the biggest stories of the day.
-Stay across the latest US, World, Politics, Entertainment, Technology, Health, and Science news.
* US Only, TV Provider login required
For help and support visit: http://help.foxbusiness.com/index.html
Discover other ways to get Fox Business at: http://www.foxbusiness.com/apps-products.html
CHANNEL STORE CATEGORY: News & Weather
DEVELOPER: Fox News
FEES: None, but subscription to participating pay TV service required for full access
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