Time Warner Cable said it signed a new carriage deal with Starz which will allow it to offer subscribers TV Everywhere content and 12 multiplex networks.
Cox Communications said Monday that it added content from Starz's Movieplex channel to its video-on-demand platform and TV Everywhere service.
DirecTV is the first pay TV provider to agree to launch Pivot, a new premium network that says it will also let distributors sell it to broadband-only subscribers.
Comcast will offer all subscribers free access to HBO Go, Showtime Anywhere and TV Everywhere content from other cable networks during a week-long "Watchathon" event it will run at the end of March, Comcast Cable CEO Neil Smit said Monday.
Comcast said Thursday that its Xfinity TV customers who also subscribe to Showtime will be able to download Dexter, Homeland and other hit original series to Apple and Android tablets and smartphones for offline viewing.
Netflix's blockbuster three-year deal with Walt Disney Co. will probably change the way multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs) approach their premium content delivery and the over-the-top space. From a content provider perspective, Starz--one of the big three premium channels, along with HBO and Showtime--will certainly feel the heat as it loses its rights to Disney content.
Google's recent bid to launch TV service, including channels from Starz and Showtime, over its Kansas City fiber properties apparently has caught the attention of Time Warner Cable. The cable TV incumbent in that market reported plans to hire more than 80 new employees locally in an efforts to boost its Kansas City workforce by about 9 percent.
Google said Friday that it struck deals with Showtime Networks and Starz which will allow it to distribute packages of premium channels to subscribers in the Kansas City area who sign up for its upcoming Google Fiber TV service.
DirecTV (Nasdaq:DTV) updated apps that it has developed for mobile phones and tablets that run Google's (Nasdaq:GOOG) Android operating system, letting subscribers access TV series and movies from
DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) said a carriage deal it struck with Starz Entertainment includes rights to distribute movies and TV series from Starz, Encore and other networks owned by the premium content