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Redbox Inks Agreement With Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Redbox announced it signed a new agreement with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to make Sony content available the same day as retail sell-through dates.

Redbox Inks Agreement With Lionsgate

Redbox announced it signed a new agreement with Lionsgate Home Entertainment to make Lionsgate content available the same day as retail sell-through dates.

Redbox Inks Agreement With 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Redbox announced it signed a new agreement with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment to make Fox content available seven days after retail sell-through dates.

Redbox and Paramount Ink Distribution Agreement

Redbox announced that it has signed a new agreement for 2017 with Paramount Home Media Distribution.

Redbox Parent Outerwall Acquired and Going Private

Outerwall Inc. (parent of Redbox and Coinstar) announced that it will become a private company after it is acquired by Apollo Global Management.

Redbox Inks Agreement with 20th Century Fox

Redbox announced that it has signed a new agreement with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, maintaining a 28-day window on Blu-ray Disc and DVD titles through June 30, 2017.

Redbox Offers Latest Generation Games

Redbox announced plans to offer new generation games this year in all its U.S. rental kiosks.

Redbox Bails on Canada

Outerwall Inc. announced that it is shutting down its Redbox operations in Canada and will turn off its network of Blu-ray, DVD and video game rental kiosks by March 5, 2015.

Redbox Honours Top Video Games and Publishers

Redbox announced the winners of its Publishers’ Awards, which recognizes the top video games and publishers of 2013.

Blu-ray Sales Up, DVD Declines in 2013

IHS announced it reckons that U.S. sales of Blu-ray and DVD home entertainment discs fell to $7.5 billion in 2013, down 9% from 2012.

Redbox Instant by Verizon Hits Windows Phone 8

Redbox and Verizon announced that their Redbox Instant by Verizon movie rental and streaming video service is launching on Nokia Lumia smartphones and later to all Windows Phone 8 devices.

Blockbuster to Shutter Remaining U.S. Stores

DISH Network announced that its Blockbuster subsidiary will end its retail and mail DVD distribution operations by early January 2014.

Redbox Rents Three Billion Discs

Redbox announced that it has reached its three billionth disc rental in the United States.

Redbox Expands Canadian Presence with Sobeys

Redbox announced that its movie and game disc rental kiosks will be located in Sobeys, Foodland, FreshCo and Lawtons Drugs locations across Canada.

UK Video Rental Market Expected to Tank

IHS announced it forecasts that, in the wake of Blockbuster’s restructuring, the Blu-ray (BD) and DVD rental market in the United Kingdom will plunge by 22% this year.