Redbox Instant, Verizon’s subscription-based streaming TV app, now allows you to stream some content to your Apple TV via AirPlay.

However, if Engadget‘s experience is anything to go by, don’t expect too much from it. It’s apparently limited to streamed rather than downloaded content, and will stop playing when you receive many iOS notifications, like text messages.

Redbox Instant was launched at the end of last year as a Netflix competitor, offering unlimited streaming plus four DVD rentals for $8/month.

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It’s the one app that lets you*:

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* A subscription to Redbox Instant by Verizon is required to use the app.

What’s New in Version 1.4:

This version introduces Airplay support so you can play some content from iOS devices on your Apple TV. In addition to fixing some bugs, we’ve also made subtle tweaks to our recommendation engine to provide more contextual and personalized recommendations.

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