Redbox launches an ad-supported streaming TV service
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This week, DVD kiosk company Redbox quietly launched an ad-supported online video streaming service. Its still in a limited release, but you can check it out right now in your web browser or through the Redbox Android and iOS mobile apps.
Free Live TVs layout is similar to other ad-supported live TV services like Xumo. It offers specific channels like Film Rise and The Pet Collective as well as general categories like Comedy, Epic Viral Videos, and Celebrity & Entertainment News. These include curated movies and TV shows like Forensic Files and The Accidental Husband.
I took a look at Free Live TV and noticed that the offerings are basic. Sure, you can watch compilations of Steve Harveys best moments on Family Feud and listen to the…