BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Starz announced that the Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD are the latest devices to offer support for its online authenticated TV Everywhere services, STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, and MOVIEPLEX PLAY. Earlier this month, the company built upon its PLAY launch debut of iPhone, iPad & iPod touch support by announcing launches for handsets and tablets on Android and other platforms including NOOK HD, NOOK HD+ and select Google Nexus devices including the Nexus 4, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10. For a complete list of supported devices, please visit assets.starzplay.com/devices.
The free PLAY platform applications are also now available in the Amazon Appstore for Android, to go along with the App Store, Google Play, and NOOK Apps storefronts. Additional devices and app platforms are expected to launch later this year.
AT&T U-verse TV, Cox Communications, DIRECTV and Verizon FiOS currently offer the PLAY services for their premium subscribers to the Starz premium services. Several new distributor launches are expected in 2013.STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, and MOVIEPLEX PLAY offer robust online monthly access to approximately 1,500 of the premier movies, originals, and additional TV episodes from the respective Starz premium services. Provided at no additional monthly charge, the three authenticated online PLAY services provide a suite of easy-to-use, online viewing options for STARZ, ENCORE, and MOVIEPLEX subscribers to enjoy the quality original programming and commercial-free movies offered on the respective STARZ, ENCORE, and MOVIEPLEX services. STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY and MOVIEPLEX PLAY are accessible through 3G/4G cellular, Wi-Fi, and broadband connections. The PLAY services have a recommended minimum required bandwidth of 1Mbps, and a minimum 2.5Mbps for an optimal viewing experience. The STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, and MOVIEPLEX PLAY PC/Mac ® interfaces are available at www.starzplay.com, www.encoreplay.com, and www.movieplexplay.com respectively. Gaming console support is expected to be launched in the future. More about the PLAY Services STARZ PLAY offers approximately 400 monthly selections, including 300 movies comprising first-run films from Disney ( Brave, Cars 2) and Sony ( The Amazing Spider-Man, Zero Dark Thirty, Men in Black 3, Hotel Transylvania, Looper) and other great films from a wide selection of Hollywood studios, and 100 episodes of exclusive STARZ Original series, including "Da Vinci's Demons," "Spartacus," and "Magic City." ENCORE PLAY offers about 900 monthly selections, with 300 movies and select series (Moneyball, John Carter, The Muppets, Jurassic Park, Air Force One, Waterworld, The Flintstones and "North And South"). MOVIEPLEX PLAY ( Bram Stoker's Dracula, I Know What You Did Last Summer, The English Patient, Donnie Brasco, The Amityville Horror) offers additionally about 200 movies every month. With simple and intuitive layouts and designs, the STARZ PLAY, ENCORE PLAY, and MOVIEPLEX PLAY applications offer fun and easy ways to enjoy the wide range of premium content offered on the STARZ, ENCORE, and MOVIEPLEX channels and services.