Redbox Adds AVOD To Its Free Streaming Platform

Redbox ‘Free On Demand’ Delivers Hundreds of Hours of Free, Ad-Supported Movies and Television to Audiences to Enjoy Whenever They Want

Chicago, IL (December 8, 2020) Redbox, America’s destination for new-release movies and entertainment, continues to bolster its free streaming platform with the launch of Redbox Free On Demand. The AVOD service, which launches with hundreds of titles more added weekly, delivers movies and television series free, ad-supported, on-demand and curated to the tastes of Redbox audiences.

With Free On Demand, audiences can choose from fan favorites, cult classics and popular titles. Free On Demand is currently available on Roku, iOS, Android mobile and TVs, and Vizio with more devices including LG, Xbox, Samsung and Chromecast being added shortly.

“Today’s audiences are fueling an unprecedented demand for premium quality on-demand content that is free with advertising. We expect to see continued growth in AVOD, making Free on Demand a significant addition to our free streaming platform,” said Chris Yates, General Manager, Redbox On Demand.

Earlier this year, Redbox launched Free Live TV, its first free streaming offering to meet consumer demand. With 89 channels and growing, Free Live TV delivers audiences a great line-up of entertainment and lifestyle programming from popular brands and media companies including Cheddar, Tastemade, Vevo, Conde Nast’s Vogue, GQ, Bon Appetit, Vanity Fair, and Glamour, Pac-12 Insider, Shout Factory, Mystery Science Theater 3000, FilmRise, Bloomberg TV, Reelz. Wired, Complex, The Design Network, Funny or Die and many more.

“With the launch of Free on Demand coupled with the growth of Free Live TV, Redbox is building an ecosystem with unparalleled entertainment choices,” added Jason Kwong, Redbox Chief Strategy and Digital Officer. “Whether customers want new releases at the Kiosk and On Demand or classic and fan favorite movies and television available to stream for free, Redbox is the go-to destination for great entertainment.”

Redbox Free On Demand doesn’t require a login, just download the app and click “Free On Demand,” to choose among hundreds of titles to enjoy.

About Redbox

Redbox is America’s leading destination for new-release movies and entertainment with more ways to watch than any other home entertainment provider. Redbox delivers value and convenience through unparalleled choice across content, platforms, rental and purchase options, and price points – including Free Live TV. Redbox Entertainment, a new content acquisition and production division, has further transformed Redbox into a multi-channel content provider and programmer. The company’s expanding streaming offering complements its nationwide footprint of more than 41,000 entertainment kiosks, conveniently located where consumers already shop. For more information, visit redbox.com.

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Jennifer St. ClairJennifer.st.clair@redbox.com