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Blockbuster to sell phones in its physical stores

0. phoneArena 05 Dec 2012, 21:36 posted on

Dish Networks Chairman Charlie Egren has an idea of what to do with all of those Blockbuster Video stores that Dish acquired; he wants to turn the stores into a smartphone retailer; the company has 850 brick and mortar units left...

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posted on 05 Dec 2012, 21:56 4

1. CWBAlfredo (Posts: 28; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


Why not start selling Coffee and donuts while they're at it

posted on 05 Dec 2012, 22:12 4

2. Isaiah-54 (Posts: 13; Member since: 16 Sep 2012)


I can see it now: "America runs on Blockbuster"

posted on 05 Dec 2012, 22:35 1

3. Nadr1212 (Posts: 741; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)


I don't c how this article focuses on Blockbuster selling phones in its physical stores.

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 00:27 3

8. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 3563; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


Blockbuster still have stores?

posted on 05 Dec 2012, 22:47 1

4. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 859; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


< SARCASM > Obviously a fake story. There are no Blockbuster stores anymore < / SARCASM >

posted on 05 Dec 2012, 22:57 2

5. xtroid2k (Posts: 366; Member since: 11 Jan 2010)


I don't see this panning out. There are so many wireless solutions already available that I honestly think the market is saturated with wireless solutions direct and indirect dish is grabbing at straws to live and blockbuster is still on life support. I wish them luck but I really dont see both companies lasting one tradional wireless contract.

posted on 05 Dec 2012, 23:28

6. mydi.maus (unregistered)


is it a renting phone?make sure you rewind after return,..lol

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 00:11

7. xtroid2k (Posts: 366; Member since: 11 Jan 2010)


Frigin blockbuster man. Im still in shock. So yeah I'll a GSIII, popcorn and a copy of old yeller. I also will rent a VCR with auto reverse. Lol

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 02:02

9. mfdfire15 (Posts: 10; Member since: 20 Nov 2012)


Yes there still are Blockbusters around.

posted on 06 Dec 2012, 02:04

10. mfdfire15 (Posts: 10; Member since: 20 Nov 2012)


and why not have another carrier bundle with Blockbuster like Redbox did with Verizon

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