Press release from Business Wire
Time Warner Cable Subscribers to Enjoy Variety of Video & Digital Online Services as a Result of Long Term Agreement with STARZ!
<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Agreement Includes Several New Services for Subscribers, Including a comprehensive TV Everywhere offering and an Expanded VOD package</i> </p>
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Time Warner Cable Subscribers to Enjoy Variety of Video & Digital Online Services as a Result of Long Term Agreement with STARZ!12:07 EDT Thursday, May 30, 2013
NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- Time Warner Cable today announced customers will begin to have unprecedented digital access to online content and expanded Video On Demand services as a result of a new agreement secured with Starz. Included in this agreement cable customers will continue to enjoy the STARZ and ENCORE premium programming they have come to enjoy, as well as twelve multiplex networks plus MOVIEPLEX, RETROPLEX and INDIEPLEX. Time Warner Cable customers can expect to have access to the new content within the next month.
This extensive and expanded rights package provides for:
- 24/7 online destinations that will deliver thousands of hours of premium movies and original programming annually as part of TV Everywhere which will give subscribers the opportunity to watch STARZ and ENCORE premium programming through their PCs/Macs, mobile iOS devices like iPhone and iPad, and select Android and other mobile devices.
- Expanded VOD services in many markets: bonus material for STARZ Original series on STARZ ON DEMAND including, “Da Vinci's Demons,” the upcoming second season of the 2013 Golden Globe® nominated “Magic City” (premieres June 14, 2013), and “The White Queen” (premieres August 10, 2013); including first look at many new STARZ movies, while providing an opportunity to catch up on missed episodes of favorite original series and hundreds of other popular movies. Hit movies currently on STARZ ON DEMAND include The Amazing Spider-Man, Men In Black 3, Brave, and 21 Jump Street.
“We are excited to provide our customers with access to these new innovative products and services through our agreement with Starz,” said Susan Weinstein, Time Warner Cable's Group Vice President, Content Acquisition “STARZ and ENCORE are great services offering blockbuster Hollywood movies as well as an impressive commitment to original series programming. This is another example of our commitment to bring TV Everywhere to our customers.”
About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) is among the largest providers of video, high-speed data and voice services in the United States, connecting more than 15 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video and voice services to businesses of all sizes, cell tower backhaul services to wireless carriers and managed and outsourced information technology solutions and cloud services. Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.twc.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmedia.com.
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