Post Tagged with: "Redbox"

Redbox Expands Availability of Xbox One, PlayStation 4 Games
/ June 12, 2015 12:02 pm
Redbox Expands Availability of Xbox One, PlayStation 4 Games

Variety reports "The company plans to dramatically expand its selection of games for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in kiosks nationwide, with a complete rollout finished by the end of the year. (At present, only about 5,000 offer these titles.) That means hotly anticipated games such as “Star Wars: Battlefront” and “Halo 5: Guardians” will be widely available to the company’s 37 million subscribers during the holiday season.". Read More

Surprise CEO Change At Redbox Parent Sends Shares Tumbling
/ January 20, 2015 8:08 am
Surprise CEO Change At Redbox Parent Sends Shares Tumbling

Deadline reports "'Company chair Nelson Chan hints that Di Valerio was forced out, saying that the board 'believes that now is the right time for a leadership change' because it would 'accelerate the progress we are making.' He adds that the owner of the Redbox DVD rental kiosks 'is well-positioned due to its strong operating and financial foundation.'" . Read More

Redbox Instant by Verizon Shutting Down Oct. 7
/ October 6, 2014 11:47 am
Redbox Instant by Verizon Shutting Down Oct. 7

Multichannel News reports “Redbox Instant by Verizon, the Netflix-like subscription multiscreen video service, is shutting down on Tuesday, Oct. 7, the joint venture confirmed in this Web posting.”. Read More

Fan TV Raises $8.3 Million
/ May 15, 2014 3:55 pm
Fan TV Raises $8.3 Million

VentureBeat reports that Fan TV has raised $8.3 million in its recent round of funding. The company first launched its Fan TV set-top box last year with a strategy to partner with cable and satellite TV service providers to provide an alternative to the boxes issued to clients. . Read More

AOL Plans to Build New Subscription Based Business Called Gathr
/ September 30, 2013 3:52 pm
AOL Plans to Build New Subscription Based Business Called Gathr

TechCrunch reports that AOL is trying to build a new subscription based service called Gathr, which will move the company from its original business model of providing dial-up Internet service. “It’s really about bringing in new subscribers,” said David Smith, vice president of marketing at AOL’s paid services and membership division. . Read More

Gigaom: Redbox Instant App Comes to Xbox Live
/ March 20, 2013 10:36 am
Gigaom: Redbox Instant App Comes to Xbox Live

Gigaom reports that Xbox Live announced that the new Redbox Instant by Verizon app is now available to Xbox users allowing them to access the new subscription video service. . Read More

Bloomberg: Redbox Instant Begins Commercial Service
/ March 15, 2013 2:07 pm
Bloomberg: Redbox Instant Begins Commercial Service

Bloomberg reports that Redbox Instant, the movie-streaming venture owned by Coinstar Inc. (CSTR) and Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ), began commercial service on Thursday. The new service, which combines streaming with discs available from kiosks, will compete with Netflix Inc. (NFLX) and Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) for online viewers. . Read More

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