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October 04, 2011

U-verse TV Customers Can Access STARZ, ENCORE Content Via U-verse Online

By Calvin Azuri, TMCnet Contributor

Viewers today would like the ability to watch TV where and when it fits into their busy lives. AT&T U-verse now allows you to watch the best of hit shows online at any time and place you want in the United States. This will be on AT&T's (News - Alert) entertainment website, U-verse Online.

U-verse consumers will be able to enjoy unhindered access to more than 500 premier titles of STARZ and ENCORE movies as well as some original programming on U-verse Online. This last is an additional benefit to the monthly subscribers of STARZ and ENCORE.

U-verse customers who opt for subscriptions to U-verse TV packages that are inclusive of STARZ and ENCORE will be able to sign-in to U-verse Online. They will be able to catch famous shows that also include STARZ Originals Torchwood: Miracle Day, Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, Spartacus: Blood and Sand and Camelot; the ENCORE Original series Moby Dick; and numerous hit movies including, Toy Story 3, The Karate Kid, Just Go With It, Grown Ups, Tangled, The Other Guys, Salt and The Tourist.

In a release, Dan York (News - Alert), President of Content, AT&T, said, "This compelling content from STARZ and ENCORE is a great addition to U-verse Online, especially as we continue to expand our content library on every screen. We're securing rights from leading content providers to make TV shows available to U-verse TV customers across platforms – on TV, online and on mobile devices."

U-verse Online is constantly adding to its content library and has in excess of 175,000 titles of TV shows, movies as well as video clips. As the fall TV season is currently underway, subscribers will be able to tune into U-verse Online and catch almost every major network’s fall television series.

Ed Huguez, Executive Vice President of Affiliate Sales and Marketing, said, "We are very pleased that U-verse Online has added the STARZ ONLINE and ENCORE ONLINE services to its suite of premium product offerings. Offering STARZ and ENCORE movie and original programming across multiple platforms create a great value proposition for premium subscribers."

Calvin Azuri is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Calvin’s articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Rich Steeves