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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

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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

Redbox Instant subscription service set for Dec. launch
/ November 30, 2012 8:35 am
Redbox Instant subscription service set for Dec. launch

Shortly after Redbox began offering tickets to live events at its iconic kiosks, details have emerged about its digital subscription service, Redbox Instant by Verizon. Read More

NPD Group: most movie rentals are physical discs
/ August 9, 2012 11:35 am
NPD Group: most movie rentals are physical discs

Physical media still rules when it comes to renting movies, accounting for 62 percent of those transactions during the first half of 2012, according to the NPD Group. Read More

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Verizon and Redbox unite to meet consumer’s evolving demands
/ February 7, 2012 9:07 am
Verizon and Redbox unite to meet consumer’s evolving demands

Verizon and Coinstar Inc. are taking on Netflix with a joint venture that offers consumers both digital and physical movies and TV shows. . Read More

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