02-06-12, 03:20 PM
One day after Netflix unveiled its first original series, Verizon and Coinstar announced a long-rumored joint venture, combining a new video download and streaming service from Verizon with Coinstar 's popular Redbox kiosk rentals of DVDs, Blu-rays and video games. The service will launch in the second half of 2012. The companies say it will be national and available to non-Verizon customers as well. The alliance will mark Verizon 's first foray into video streaming outside its network operating region as ...