Netflix’s DVD rental service could still be saved by an arch rival

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Certainly one of Netflix’s rivals is making an attempt to purchase the streaming big’s soon-to-close DVD rental division.

Per The Hollywood Reporter (opens in new tab) (THR), Redbox – a video on demand (VoD) and DVD rental firm – has expressed curiosity in buying the DVD-centric portion of Netflix. The revelation comes lower than 48 hours after Netflix confirmed it was shutting down its DVD rental division in September 2023 after 25 years of service. It was Netflix’s DVD rental service that put it on the map and ultimately paved the best way for Netflix to reinvent how we view content material at residence by ushering within the streaming period.