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‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ streaming free today on Redbox

Redbox Instant by Verizon launched to the public back in March, providing both rented and subscription-based streaming of movies much like Netflix and Amazon Instant...

Review: Redbox Instant streaming video service

Redbox Instant Video recently opened to the public in beta mode, so we'd thought we try out the streaming service and see how it...

Redbox Instant Streaming Available To Public **UPDATED**

As of today, the beta testing of Redbox Instant by Verizon ends and the public roll-out of the service begins... and it's a lot like Netflix's approach in its early stages.

Redbox Instant streaming beta coming to Xbox 360

Look out Netflix. Xbox 360 owners will soon be able to stream video from Redbox Instant by Verizon. Existing Redbox customers will be getting...

Warner Bros. Relents On Rental Release Delay Window

Having stood firm against the 56-day window, Redbox took a risk and won. Their kiosks will now get Warner Bros. DVD and Blu-ray discs 28-days after the sale date

Redbox testing streaming product

Redbox may be predicting the future of physical media is uncertain or even doomed. The company, which became famous for $1 DVD rentals at...

Verizon & Redbox to partner in movie rentals

Sometime this year Verizon and Coinstar (Redbox) will partner to offer customers additional options when they rent videos. Although details such as pricing were not provided, the partnership would allow customers to pay one fee to access movies on several platforms -- including physical and digital. The LLC (in which Verizon will own 65% and Redbox 35%), will leverage on Redbox's 35,000 kiosks and Verizon's online video-on-demand services.

Redbox/Warner agreement expires, but customers benefit

Redbox has decided not to renew an agreement with Warner Brothers which allowed them to acquire movies directly the studio, instead they will purchase titles "through alternative means" -- meaning, retail. This might not turn out all bad though for customers,

Redbox gift rentals via Facebook, Email, SMS

Redbox is now offering gift rentals via Facebook, allowing you to purchase a 5 or 10-pack of rentals for $5 or $10 respectively (a discount of .20 for each rental). The Redbox Gifts link will be posted to the recipients wall, which they can then print out or view from a smartphone.

Warner Bros. to stall new releases to Blockbuster

28 Days Later was a scary movie, sure, but 28 days later is an even scarier reality for Blockbuster. Starting tomorrow, that’s the amount of time that Warner Home Video will be delaying new releases to Blockbuster and other video stores. Home Media Magazine reports an agreement between the two sides giving Blockbuster access to new films, a full month before Redbox and Netflix, has expired.

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