Starz Entertainment Selects Avail-TVN as Preferred VOD Distributor

Jul 21, 2009

Avail-TVN, an independent digital media services company in North America, announced a comprehensive long term video-on-demand (VOD) services deal with Starz Entertainment, LLC, making Avail-TVN the company’s preferred VOD distributor. The agreement expands the amount of content available for subscribers of Starz On Demand, Encore On Demand and MoviePlex On Demand to as much as 650 hours of content (350 titles) in standard definition (SD) and 111 hours of content (56 titles) in high definition (HD), depending on the customer’s cable provider. The agreement also opens the door for Starz Entertainment to utilize the full range of VOD services offered by Avail-TVN, including metadata publishing, distribution and asset management services to support various codecs, formats, fast turnaround requirements, distribution platforms, and advertising initiatives across North America.