Redbox and Vewd Partner to Preload the Streaming App on Millions of Devices

Redbox has entered into a new distribution partnership with Vewd that will preload the Redbox app on all new Vewd-powered TVs and set-top boxes in the US. Vewd will also feature the Redbox app to existing customers on such brands as Hisense, Funai, and Tivo, as well as Pay TV operators like Evoca.

Now, Vewd-powered TV customers will be able to access Redbox’s transactional video on demand features and 100 Free Ad Supported Streaming TV (FAST) Channels, as well as stream thousands of movies and TV titles for free through its rapidly growing Ad Supported Video on Demand service right from their TV.

“Redbox offers an impressive line-up of content that consumers can access on their terms,” said Amanda Oleson, Vice President of Content Partnerships at Vewd. “We’re excited to welcome Redbox to the Vewd ecosystem and help them scale app distribution across our Smart TV and Pay TV customer base while helping consumers enjoy their favorite movies and TV series through Redbox.”

“Vewd has a powerful platform that is used by millions of customers every day to access their favorite streaming content,” said Jason Kwong, Chief Strategy and Digital Officer, Redbox. “Partnering with a company like Vewd gives our consumers another easy way to access our library of both blockbuster new release movies along with a fantastic catalog of free movies and streaming channels.” 

Vewd is the leading provider of OTT and hybrid TV solutions, shipping on nearly 30 million connected TVs, set-top boxes, game consoles, and cars each year.