Redbox Adds AVOD Option to Streaming Service


Redbox has bolstered its free streaming platform with the launch of the Redbox Free On Demand AVOD service.

The AVOD service launches with hundreds of titles more added weekly. It 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. Free On Demand has 89 channels and growing, with programming from the likes of 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 more.

Chris Yates, general manager of Redbox On Demand, said: “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.”

“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’s 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.”