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Redbox Set to Go Public After Officially Closing SPAC Merger (Variety)

The DVD rental kiosk operator, which has been expanding into digital entertainment, announced that it completed its previously announced merger with Seaport Global Acquisition Corp... More

Redbox Going Public In SPAC Merger (Deadline)

The transaction will result in Redbox becoming a publicly traded company with an enterprise value of $693 million.... More

Redbox Launches Free On Demand Streaming Service (Deadline)

While most consumers know Chicago-based Redbox for its 41,000 disc-dispensing kiosks, which have been in many grocery and convenience stores since 2002, the company has taken signi... More

Why Redbox is Moving Into Free, Ad-Supported Streaming Video (Variety)

Redbox, best known for its network of fire-engine-red DVD-rental kiosks, has thrown its hat into the free-TV ring — with an ad-supported service that looks a lot like ViacomCBS�... More

Redbox Quietly Launches Ad-Supported Video Service (Protocol)

DVD kiosk company Redbox is launching an ad-supported online video service. The company has been testing the service on its website and in its mobile app with a subset of its audie... More

Redbox Forms Division to Fund, Acquire Original Content, Led by Ex-Lionsgate Exec Danon (Variety)

Redbox, the DVD-kiosk and digital on-demand network, is opening its checkbook to acquire and produce original TV shows and movies.... More

Redbox Expands 4K Blu-ray Rental Service to 15 Cities (Forbes)

Redbox has announced today that it’s more than doubling the number of cities in the US where it offers 4K Blu-rays. Redbox first started offering 4K Blu-rays to rent - for as lit... More

Redbox Looks to Mediamorph for Avails Management, Supply Chain Automation

Movie kiosk and online streaming operator Redbox has announced a new partnership with cloud-based enterprise software firm Mediamorph, with Redbox using Mediamorph’s platform to ... More

Redbox Launches Digital Service (HMM)

Redbox is going digital again. The kiosk company Dec. 13 rolled out Redbox on Demand in public beta. The service, which CEO Galen Smith said complements its existing physical di... More

Redbox Selling Digital Movie Codes (HMM)

Redbox has begun offering digital codes to select Disney movies accessible on the kiosk vendor’s website and playable on compatible media devices. Dubbed “Digital Codes At The ... More

Redbox, Sony Ink New Distribution Deal (HMM)

Redbox and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Aug. 24 announced a new distribution agreement, effective in September. Similarly to the 2012 deal, Redbox will have access to SPHE’s ... More

Redbox, Lionsgate Unveil New Day-and-Date Distribution Deal (HMM)

Redbox and Lionsgate announced a new distribution deal affording the kiosk vendor access to new-release Lionsgate DVD and Blu-ray Disc titles the same day as retail sellthrough dat... More

Redbox Inks 20th Century Fox Deal for DVD Kiosk Rentals Seven Days After Home Video Release (Variety)

Redbox reached a new agreement with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment that will let the operator of DVD rental kiosks offer Fox’s titles seven days after retail sell-through re... More

Redbox Offering Movies, Video Games for Sale (HMM)

In a boost to packaged-media retail, Redbox has begun offering movies and video games for sale at select kiosks nationwide. Rather than join the crowded electronic sellthrough mark... More

New Redbox Deal With Warner Shortens Rental Delay to One Week (HMM)

Redbox May 22 announced a new distribution deal with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment that gives the kiosk vendor access to new releases seven days after their retail street date. P... More

Redbox Adding 1,500 Kiosks Nationwide in 2017 (HMM)

Redbox, the No. 1 packaged-media rental service, May 10 announced it is adding 1,500 kiosks nationwide this year, with more planned in 2018. The privately held company said the exp... More

Galen Smith Named CEO of Redbox (HMM)

As expected, Redbox corporate parent Outerwall Sept. 27 formally closed its $1.6 billion sale to investment group Apollo Global Management. As a result of the transaction, Outerwal... More

Redbox Testing New Streaming Service (Variety)

Redbox is officially venturing back into streaming — on a trial basis, anyway. A Redbox spokesperson told Variety Thursday that the company has started to test its new streaming ... More

Redbox Plans to Launch New Streaming Service ‘Redbox Digital’ (Variety)

Redbox is getting ready to give online video another shot: The DVD rental service has plans to launch a new video streaming service called Redbox Digital, Variety has learned from ... More

Driving Digital Video Ownership (Digital Video Space)

I had the opportunity yesterday to share the stage with rockstar analysts Tom Adams (of IHS Screen Digest), Anne Arroyo of the NPD Group, and Larry Taman of GfK to discuss an indus... More