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Redbox Hits 2 Billion Rentals With “Drive” Redbox Hits 2 Billion Rentals With “Drive”

Movie-renting kiosk company Redbox has just announced a major milestone. When you combine all their rentals, both movies and games, Redbox has dished out over 2 billion discs. “We’ve always known how much America loves easy, affordable entertainment, and today …

Universal, Redbox Make Deal To Maintain 28-Day DVD Window Universal, Redbox Make Deal To Maintain 28-Day DVD Window
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Looking to avoid winding up in a situation similar to the one between Warner Bros. and Redbox, Universal Studios Home Entertainment has inked out a new deal with Redbox that will have the rental company continue to sell its films …

Win A Year of Free Redbox Rentals With Bing’s Oscar-Night Twitter Contest Win A Year of Free Redbox Rentals With Bing’s Oscar-Night Twitter Contest

Do you have a gripe about the current state of filmmaking? Do you long for the golden age where (most) ideas were original and the world had never even heard of Michael Bay? If so, you can voice your critiques …

DISH Network Closing 500 Blockbuster Stores DISH Network Closing 500 Blockbuster Stores
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DISH Network issued their quarterly earnings report today. The company brought in $3.63 billion in revenue in the fourth quarter of 2011. Net income during the same period came to $313 million. Revenue for the year totaled $14.05 billion, with …

Verizon & Redbox Join Forces, But Will It Really Hurt Netflix? Verizon & Redbox Join Forces, But Will It Really Hurt Netflix?
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The digital streaming space is about to get more crowded as Verizon and Redbox prepare to launch their own service. Yesterday, Coinstar, Redbox’s parent company, and Verizon announced they were partnering in a new venture. The companies are combining Verizon’s video on-demand streaming and download service with Redbox’s popular DVD kiosk service.

Redbox Streaming Service On The Way Redbox Streaming Service On The Way

Verizon and Redbox parent company Coinstar announced a joint venture, which will results in a streaming service for the popular movie rental service. The new service is supposed to launch in the second half of the year under a subscription-based …

Redbox Gives Discounts For Answering Trivia Questions Redbox Gives Discounts For Answering Trivia Questions

Redbox, one of the top players in movie rental these days, is not shy about giving customers discounts. Its DVDs are already pretty low-priced (despite a minor price increase last year), but they’re always giving away free rentals for various …

Verizon May Buy Netflix Verizon May Buy Netflix
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Last week we brought you a story about reports that Verizon was planning their own video streaming service to compete with Netflix and Hulu. The rumors were enough to put a significant dent in Netflix’s stock price that day. The …

Redbox Prices Go Up! 20 Cents! Redbox Prices Go Up! 20 Cents!
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First Netflix raised its prices creating a huge amount of backlash from members earlier this year. Now, Redbox announced that it too is raising prices. Redbox users got an email from the company saying: Redbox is making an announcement about …

The Netflix Exodus Begins As New Prices Take Hold The Netflix Exodus Begins As New Prices Take Hold
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The tumultuous 2011 for Netflix appears to be taking its toll as subscribers move away from the movie rental business because of dissatisfaction concerning price and subscription changes, alterations that, when announced, rocked the Internet to its core. While Netflix …

Netflix Price Increase Infuriates The Interwebs Netflix Price Increase Infuriates The Interwebs
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I’m sure that when the people over at Netflix submitted their blog post about the new prices yesterday, they expected some level of backlash. How could they not? In short, they turned a service that cost $10 into a service …

Netflix Raises Prices, What’s Next For Users? Netflix Raises Prices, What’s Next For Users?
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Today, Netflix dropped the bomb that it was doing away with its unlimited streaming / DVD combo plan in favor of separate plans for each service. Users (myself included) that want unlimited streaming options as well as 1-DVD-at-a-time rental enjoy …

Netflix Users: Time Warner Considering Delays Longer Than 28 Days
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Netflix and Redbox customers might have to wait even longer to get a Warner Bros new release from their queue, as Time Warner is thinking about upping the wait time.

Would you consider dropping Netflix if they don’t feature timely new releases? Let us know.

Redbox Now Offering $1.50 Blu-ray Rentals

Coinstar’s Redbox announced today that it is has started rolling out Blu-ray rentals. The company says titles will be available at 13,300 kiosks nationwide.

Redbox May Soon Look for its Slice of Netflix’s Online Pie
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Netflix appears to be facing increasing competition from all sides. In addition to long-time rival BlockBuster, retailer-based rental services and Hulu’s recently launched Hulu Plus paid service, Coinstar’s Redbox is reportedly looking to launch an online strategy.