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Hands-On With Redbox Instant By Verizon: Not Really A Netflix Killer. But Then, What Is?

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http://techcrunch.com – Redbox’s long-awaited streaming video service is almost here, thanks to a partnership with Verizon that was announced in July. I lucked out and got an invite to the service, which was launched in beta last month, and have played around with it a bit. Here’s what you need to know about Redbox Instant and how it stacks up against the competition. Pricing The first thing most users will evaluate the service on is its pricing, and how it compares to offerings from Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video. Redbox Instant has three pricing tiers, at $6, $8, and $9 a month. For $6, you get (IT news)