Paid-cable network Starz today introduced a new standalone month-to-month streaming solution that will be readily available to customers as an app on iOS, Apple TV, and also Google Play shops. Starz’s access into the standalone service market adheres to fellow networks HBO ($14.99/month) and Showtime ($10.99/ month), yet will certainly come in at a much cheaper cost of $8.99/month.
Starz streaming app
The new Starz app can be authenticated as a companion to users that have traditional cable television package deals, however won’t provide online streaming, unlike Showtime’s service. The network did state that one-of-a-kind attribute will certainly be that individuals can download complete episodes of any show to enjoy offline. The Apple TV variation of the Starz app will support the global search feature of the new Siri Remote, as well.

Starz Chief Executive Officer Chris Albrecht stated, “Starz has entered the market today with an enormous value suggestion for customers. Our programing will certainly now be more commonly available to the 20 million broadband just houses of cable nevers, cord cutters as well as cord shavers, consisting of Millennials and also other underserved customers who require various other feasible membership service options.

To celebrate its launch, the network will certainly make the initial episode of the second season of Outlander readily available on April 7 (2 days prior to its official premiere) to any of the application’s customers. Starz said that the service will offer subscribers accessibility to greater than 2,400 selections on a monthly basis, including original programs like Outlander and the expected opened of American Gods, as well as feature films like Avengers: Age of Ultron and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The Starz app is available to download and install today on the fourth-generation Apple TELEVISION and also iOS Application Store for free.