Comcast® to Launch Epix on Their Xfinity® Platform on June 13

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Comcast®, one of the biggest cable providers who often offer best cable deals, is all set to launch Epix on June 13 to their Xfinity® customers. Epix is the premium cable network that was launched in 2009 by multi-studio effort and is now owned by MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer). Nevertheless, not being on Comcast®, which is one of the best cable providers in the United States, was a limitation for Epix from its launch. Luckily, both the cable companies reached a distribution agreement in November, last year.

With this carriage deal, Epix will be accessible to around 70 million homes in the United States who avails the Xfinity® cable service. Additionally, 18 of top 20 markets in the United States will also be included under its footprints.

The President of Epix, Michael Wright said, “We are incredibly excited to partner with the team at Comcast® to bring our expanded lineup of original programming and extensive movie catalogue to their customers.” Furthermore, the General Manager of Epix, Monty Sarhan added, “Comcast’s broad reach and coverage in key markets throughout the country, combined with its trailblazing efforts in delivering a state-of-the-art customer experience, make it an industry leader on every level.”

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From June 13, Epix will be offered on all Xfinity® television platforms that also include the X1 voice enabled platform. Comcast®, that is popular for their best cable deals, will provide on-demanding as well as live programming from Epix; it includes more than 2,000 movies and original series. In addition, using the web portal or Xfinity® Stream app, you can also avail Epix on compatible devices as you go.

Regarding the deal, the Vice President of video entertainment services at Comcast®, Daniel Spinosa, said, “Our goal has always been to offer our customers more choices and the ability to access all the programming they desire when and where they want it.” He further added, “We’re excited to bring Epix into the fold and offer both their growing catalog of top quality original programming, and their robust movie library to all subscribers, across all platforms.”

Epix has been enhancing its original programming to offer the best entertainment option to their users. Some of the shows that are about to feature in 2018 by Epix on Xfinity® platform includes Deep State, which is a spy thriller, Get Shorty, a dark comedy, CIA drama Berlin Station’s Season 3, and a competition series, The Contender. Other shows, which were recently announced by Epix such as Godfather of Harlem and Pennyworth, are charted for 2019.

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