This week, the redbox DVD kiosk company quietly launched an ad-supported online video streaming service. It's still available in a limited version, but you can now check it in your web browser or through the Redbox mobile apps for Android and iOS.
The layout of Free Live TV is similar to other ad-supported live TV services such as Xumo. It offers specific channels such as Film Rise and The Pet Collective as well as general categories such as Comedy, Epic Viral Videos and Celebrity & Entertainment News. This includes curated films and television programs such as Forensic Files and The Accidental Husband .
I watched Free Live TV and found that the offers are easy. Of course, you can see compilations of Steve Harvey's best moments in Family Feud and listen to the latest gossip from TMZ. But the service certainly doesn't contain much content that you would find in a traditional TV package, and you can find more channels on Xumo on your mobile device, smart TV, or media player like Roku, though you need to create one, to access the offers from Xumo.
Prior to Free Live TV, Redbox experimented with streaming with On Demand, an on-demand video service launched by the company in late 201