Back in February I brought you News that Redbox was teaming up with Verizon to bring digital streaming of movies. Well, it seems the two companies are finally ready to start testing it out, as All Things D reports the new service is undergoing alpha testing with the hopes of launching later this year. But don’t get your hopes up just yet, as you know Netflix has undergone a lot of frustration when it comes to bringing recent releases to its streaming service since the Studios are hesitant with their negotiations to give streamers access to recent releases right away. So chances are Redbox will not be treated any different.
Are you excited to see yet another company undertake the desire to stream movies right from your own home? I am since I was a Netflix subscriber and left due to obvious reasons. My hopes are that Redbox can bring its streaming service to as many devices as possible because to me that is the key to a successful streaming service.