Blockbuster offers single-day rentals

Dish Network is the winner of the bidding war to acquire Dallas-based Blockbuster.

June 1, 2011 3:27:45 PM PDT
Blockbuster announces new video rental prices to try and attract more business.

The company is now offering single-day rentals. The first day of rental will cost $2.99 for new releases and a $1.99 for older titles. Additional rental days will cost 99-cents a day.

Redbox, which rents videos at kiosks, charges 99-cents for rentals.

Blockbuster charged $4.99 for a 3-day rental.