By Jonathan Easton
UPC has become the first Swiss telco to sign a distribution deal with Starzplay.
Starzplay, the streaming platform of US network Starz, offers celebrated original shows such as The Spanish Princess, Spartacus and Hightown and serves as the exclusive Swiss home of Hulu original series The Great and Normal People.
UPC customers will be able to access Starzplay on the new UPV TV Box in the Movies & Series section and on the go via the UPC TV App.
Chief commercial officer at UPC, Stefan Fuchs said: “We stand for entertainment. This is why we are constantly expanding our already extensive entertainment offering with many additional TV channels and the exclusive sports content of MySports. With Starzplay, we now offer an ideal addition, especially for fans of exclusive TV series – and currently we are the only telecom provider in Switzerland to do so.”
EVP, international digital networks, Starz Superna Kalle said: “Joining forces with UPC, a leading entertainment company who has a proven track record of providing a quality customer experience, allows Starzplay to continue strengthening our global presence and reach this broad audience in Switzerland with our vast library of compelling series and films.” https://www.digitaltveurope.com