Starz Signs Affiliation Pact With EchoStar

Mar 31, 2006  •  Post A Comment

Starz Entertainment Group said Friday it has reached a new affiliation agreement with satellite operator EchoStar Communications.

The multiyear deal, whose terms were not disclosed, means Starz’s package of channels will continue to run on EchoStar’s Dish Network satellite service.

Starz offers 16 movie channels, including the flagship Starz and Encore brands, which are available in 14 million and 26 million homes, respectively.