Verizon-Redbox takes on Netflix with lower, $6 per month price
Redbox said the streaming portion of its Redbox Instant video service, offered in a partnership with Verizon, will cost $6 a month, undercutting key rival Netflix.
The company’s primary offering is an $8 a month plan that includes the unlimited video streaming and four one-night credits for DVDs at local kiosks. A plan that includes Blu-Ray discs costs $9 a month, according to a representative for Redbox.
But by pricing its streaming-only service at $6 — $2 less than Netflix’s comparable offer — RedBox Instant looks to be getting aggressive in taking a chunk out of the paid…