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Starz Wants Broadband Bundle, Too

CEO says high-margin premium channel a perfect partner 11/06/2013 01:47:12 PM Eastern

Comcast's testing of a new offering that would pair premium channel Home Box Office with broadband for $40 per month has Starz CEO Chris Albrecht hungry to get in on the deal.

Comcast said last week that it is testing "Internet Plus," a package that includes HBO, a few cable channels and 20 Megabit per second to 25 Mbps broadband service for $40 per month for the first year.  After that, the price rises to about $70 per month.

In a conference call with analysts to discuss its third quarter results, Albrecht said the Internet Plus package is something Starz "has been asking for, for awhile."

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