Monday, May 26, 2008

Verizon to Offer Starz via FiOS Broadband

Verizon and Starz Entertainment announced a multiyear agreement to provide Starz movies to Verizon's broadband subscribers and the full array of Starz products to Verizon's FiOS TV and FiOS Internet and DSL customers.

Verizon's broadband customers can access the service anywhere in the United States to watch live Starz programming and to download and view movies and videos an unlimited number of times at no additional charge. The movies include blockbusters such as "Ratatouille," "Spider-ManTM3" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End."

The two companies also announced an extension and expansion of their current FiOS TV affiliation agreement, which was signed in April 2005. The new agreement secures delivery of all 16 Starz, Encore and MoviePlex premium commercial-free movie channels, the company's HD channels, and the associated Starz Entertainment subscription VOD offerings: Starz On Demand, Starz HD On Demand, Encore On Demand and Encore HD On Demand.


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