Verizon Signs Starz Carriage Deal


Verizon Communications said it signed a long-term carriage deal with Starz Entertainment Group LLC for its upcoming FiOS TV service, which is set to debut later this year.

Starz said the Verizon agreement will allow it to carry East and West Coast feeds of all 13 of its movie channels, in addition to Starz On Demand and Starz HDTV programming.

Verizon plans to offer Starz HD and Starz On Demand and its library of 100 movies monthly at no additional charge to customers who subscribe to Starz!.