[Updated] Roku 'Live from Israel' channel disappeared or unavailable for some users

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on July 25, 2022) follows:

Founded in May of 2008, Roku is a platform that lets its users watch media from different streaming services. Used by millions worldwide, Roku offers powerful feature-packed media streaming devices at an affordable price.

Roku has a wide variety of content from streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, Disney Plus, and HBO Max. You can also enjoy music from streaming platforms like Spotify or Pandora.

Roku ‘Live from Israel’ channel unavailable

As per multiple reports, users are unable to access the Live from Israel Tv app or the channel is not working on Roku. Some of them tried reinstalling it on Roku but couldn’t do it.

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This is the second time Roku deleted an Israeli news Channel, First was IsraTV and now Israelive tv. Why is there an issue here when this is the only place we can watch the news live. Roku is supposed to be a new source in cutting the cable but this is a tremendous disappointment to thousands of people. Rating 1 out of 10 !!
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The IsraTV channel was removed because it was not certified – but the author said he might still do that.

The replacement channel we’ve all been using since, i.e. Live from Israel, was certified. That’s why it continued to work after February. So why it was removed?!
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Back in Oct 2021, Roku announced that any uncertified channels will be removed from its platform, and due to this IsraTV channel was removed. The replacement channel that everyone was using since is Live from Israel.

And now that Live from Israel is unavailable on Roku, many fans have understandably been left disappointed.

Issue not acknowledged yet

Unfortunately, Roku support is yet to provide any clarification on this sudden disappearance of ‘Live from Israel’ channel. But here is a statement from one of their community moderators.

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As always, we will be keeping an eye out on the matter and update this space as and when we come across more information.

Update 1 (July 29)

06:50 pm (IST): According to a user, Roku has confirmed that Live from Israel channel has been removed by the Israel channel provider.

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