Redbox wants to start streaming before Santa comes

Stocking stuffers anyone? I know, it’s only September, but Redbox and Verizon are already looking forward to the holiday season, when they plan to launch their Netflix competitor. The service, dubbed Redbox Instant by Verizon, also wants to offer pay-per-view streaming on its website.

Redbox Instant: No TV shows, way fewer movies

Redbox Instant by Verizon doesn’t want to beat Netflix with a bigger catalog, but rather focus on fewer titles that matter. You know, like that Redbox kiosk in your supermarket. Coinstar CEO Paul Davis revealed some details about the service during an interview.