Warner Bros. Signs Up As First Studio Partner For Redbox Instant By Verizon, Gets 28-Day Delay For DVD Rentals

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http://techcrunch.com – Redbox and Verizon are moving closer to the launch of a new streaming service to compete with Netflix, Amazon Prime Instant Video, and other online video companies. Today, they announced that they signed up their first studio partner: Warner Bros., which as part of the deal also worked out a 28-day delay for availability of its DVD titles. The Redbox Instant by Verizon joint venture was announced earlier this year, and is currently in internal beta testing, according to Redbox parent Coinstar. Redbox hasn’t yet announced pricing or availability for the service, but expects to launch it (IT news)