Starz Reups with PanAmSat

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Starz Encore Group LLC and sister company International Channel Networks said
they have renewed satellite-transponder capacity on several PanAmSat Corp. birds
in the "Galaxy" fleet.

The two groups of networks will continue to use the "Galaxy IRR," "VR" and
"XI" satellites.

The two companies also said PanAmSat will host backup services for Starz and
offer uplinking for Starz from its Castle Rock, Colo., satellite-operations

The deal covers 40 network feeds currently, plus potential future on-demand