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Streaming service Starzplay will launch on Claro Now in Brazil, says Variety

Claro, a telecom carrier owned by Mexico’s América Móvil group, has its own content distribution platform

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  • Starzplay’s original content will be available through Claro’s Now service in computers and mobile devices;
  • Starzplay launched in Brazil in 2019 and new subscribers through Claro will receive a 50% discount for the first three months.

The American network channel and streaming video service Starz closed a deal to make its international service Starzplay available on Claro in Brazil, a telecom carrier owned by Mexico’s América Móvil group that has a content distribution platform: Claro Now.

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According to Variety exclusive information, Starzplay, that has original content, will be available through Claro’s Now service in computers and mobile devices and will also be available through the forthcoming Now streaming app, says the media outlet. Starzplay launched in Brazil in 2019 and new subscribers through Claro will receive a 50% discount for the first three months.

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Superna Kalle, executive VP, international digital networks for Starz said that “partnering with Claro, one of the leading telecommunications companies in Brazil, allows Starzplay to strengthen our penetration in market and give even more subscribers access to our massive library of original series and curated content”, adding that the company “look forward to deepening relationship with Brazilian viewers through Claro”.