The free, ad-supported streaming service will continue to operate independently, according to its new owner
Redbox is the latest service to get in on the AVOD action. However, it is far from the finished product.
Comcast is reportedly in talks to purchase the free live TV and on-demand streaming service, Xumo. Comcast also owns NBCUniversal. With NBCU planning to launch a new Peacock streaming service in 2020, it could be the case Xumo becomes part of Comcast and NBCU’s grander Peacock plan – should a deal be finalized.