What would you get if you combine the forces of one of the leading local cable telecomms service provide in the U.S. and a next-generation multiplatform premium entertainment channel backed by the movie industry’s biggies such as Viacom, Paramount, MGM and Lionsgate? Â Some, if not most of the blockbuster movies of all time available on your TV screen. That’s what’s going to happen after Mediacom and EpixHD roll out the conditions of their partnership.
The two media companies has just agreed on a distribution deal. Â Epix will be making available its blockbusters to Mediacom customers across multiple platforms. That means that come April when the deal is launch, Mediacom customers will have viewing access to movie hits such as GI Joe, Star Trek, Paranormal activity, to name just a few of the most recent Hollywood movies.
The deal is actually a perfect fit. Epix has acces to more than 1,500 movies from its partner studions, while Mediacom has a wide reach among U.S. Cable TV audience.
If you want to take a peek at what Epix is offering, you can visit its linear channel at www.EpixHD.com. Through this site, Mediacom customers will be able to watch more than 150 films and other online programs on demand format at anytime and anywhere. Â EpixHD.com even offers studio exclusive, behind the scene footages and other movie extras.
If you’re into great movies, you should watch out for the materialization of this Mediacom and EpixHD deal. It’s just a couple of months to go of waiting.
Mark Greenberg, president ofÂ EPIX, has this to say about their deal with Mediacom:
â€œWe are focused on providing a compelling and unique entertainment experience in a way that every consumer can enjoy — whether thatâ€™s a traditional television viewing experience, on demand or on the Internet where video consumption is growing. Mediacom is a great distribution partner that serves a unique marketplace in our country â€“ smaller towns and rural communities. We are particularly excited to work with them and to demonstrate the on demand and online capabilities that EPIX has developed.â€
Originally posted on January 14, 2010 @ 10:13 am