Redbox Instant Arrives on Nokia Lumia Phones25 Nov, 2013 By: Chris Tribbey
Redbox Instant by Verizon is now available on Nokia Lumia smartphones running Windows 8, and will soon be available for all devices running Windows 8, the companies announced.
Redbox Instant by Verizon combines disc rentals at Redbox kiosks with unlimited streaming for $8 a month.
“By collaborating with Microsoft and Nokia, Redbox Instant by Verizon has the opportunity to reach an important segment of the mobile user market and offer a destination for movies that’s deeply integrated with the unique Windows Phone 8 design principles and user interface,” said Shawn Strickland, CEO of Redbox Instant by Verizon. “As mobile phones transform into entertainment hubs for consumers, we want to ensure they have instant access to a great selection of movies.”
Todd Brix, GM of Windows apps and store for Microsoft Corp, added: “Apps come to life on Windows Phone, thanks to features like Live Tiles. Redbox Instant by Verizon takes advantage of these features to enable users to enjoy their favorite movies on the go.”