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Verizon to set up streaming service with Redbox

February 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

NEW YORK (AP) Phone company Verizon Communications Inc. will challenge Netflix and start a video streaming service this year with Redbox and its DVD rental kiosks. Continue Reading

Verizon plans streaming service with Redbox to challenge Netflix

February 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Verizon and Coinstar Inc., Redbox’s parent, said today that the service will be national and available to non-Verizon customers as well. It adds another dimension to Verizon’s quest to become a force in home entertainment, and it looks set to compete to some extent with the cable-TV services it already sells. Continue Reading