STARZ ANNOUNCES NEW, EXPANDED FIOS TV AGREEMENT WITH VERIZON
Beverly Hills, Calif. - January 5, 2018 - Starz, a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), today announced a new, multi-year agreement with Verizon that extends the FiOS TV affiliation agreement. Verizon will continue to offer the full complement of STARZ offerings including premium pay TV channels, on-demand and online services.
"Verizon has done a tremendous job in selling our premium services FiOS subscribers," said Jeffrey Hirsch, Chief Operating Officer for Starz. "They are an industry leader in offering the best video content for its FiOS TV customers, and we look forward to working with them to enhance the premium experience for their STARZ and STARZ ENCORE subscribers."
Starz (www.starz.com) a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), is a leading global media and entertainment company that provides premium subscription video programming on domestic U.S. pay television networks and produces and distributes content for worldwide audiences, including its investment in the STARZ PLAY Arabia OTT service. Starz is home to the flagship STARZ(R) brand and STARZ ENCORE channels and provides high-quality, entertaining premium subscription video programming with 17 premium pay TV channels and associated on-demand and online services, including the STARZ app. Sold through U.S. multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, telecommunications companies, and other online and digital platforms, Starz offers subscribers more than 5,000 distinct premium television episodes and feature films every year and up to 1,500 every month, including STARZ Original series, first-run movies and other popular movie and television programming.