September 8, 2021
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Redbox CEO Galen Smith: Why 40 Million 'Late-Adopter' Customers Will 'Make the Digital Shift with Us'
Redbox Entertainment CEO Galen Smith. (Image credit: Redbox Entertainment)
Using a single-sign-on, single-password offering across FAST, AVOD, TVOD and 'Channels' services, especially for a tech-reluctant customer base like Redbox's, could be a big differentiator.
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Roku inks deal with Lionsgate to turn cancelled NBC series into holiday movie Zoe's Extraordinary Christmas. Roku will also run all 25 TV episodes on the Roku Channel.
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Sopranos creator David Chase, whose The Many Saints of Newark debuts next month on HBO Max and in theaters, is the latest top-level creative to push back on WarnerMedia's pandemic-led distribution strategy.
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AT&T's streaming service HBO Max is set to launch in Europe on Oct. 26. The first markets where HBO Max will be available are Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Spain and Andorra. In 2022, HBO Max will be rolled out in 14 more territories.
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More than half of U.S. consumers said they see ad supported video services as a good way to reduce or eliminate subscription fees, according to a new survey from Future Today.
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Your weekly Only Murders in the Building fix just got a little more expensive. Hulu has begun informing customers this week that starting on Oct. 8, the monthly price of its base subscription video-on-demand streaming service will shoot up from $5.99 to $6.99.
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