Starz launched its new streaming app today, making Starz content available by subscription via Apple and Google with virtually unlimited download capability for original series and movies. The Starz digital retail service is being offered for $8.99 per month.
“Fans now have the opportunity to enjoy instant access to more than 2,400 selections each month, including Starz hit series ranging from ‘Outlander,’ ‘Power’ and the upcoming ‘American Gods’ and other TV content, to Hollywood hits and popular movies including ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and, later this year, ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,'” Starz said in its announcement. “In celebration of the launch of the new Starz app, the second installment premiere episode of the Starz hit series ‘Outlander’ will be made available beginning April 7 for streaming and download in advance of its official premiere on Starz on April 9 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.”
The announcement adds: “The standalone ‘Starz’ service allows for up to four users to watch simultaneously and virtually unlimited downloads. Starz is available today through the App Store for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV, with the app supporting universal search through the Siri Remote. The new Starz app is also available through the Google Play Store on a wide range of Android supported devices.”
Said Starz CEO Chris Albrecht: “Starz has entered the market today with an enormous value proposition for consumers. Our programing will now be more widely available to the 20 million broadband only homes of cord nevers, cord cutters and cord shavers, including Millennials and other underserved consumers who need other viable subscription service options.”