EPIX, a premium multiplatform entertainment service, is rolling out a broad-scale deployment of subscriber authentication to enable online viewing. Epix has launched its online platform, EpixHD.com, for Cox Communications and Mediacom Communications customers and will introduce authentication with Charter Communications in July.

Charter, Mediacom and Cox launched the EPIX channel and subscription VOD service in April and are supporting the introduction of the third platform, EpixHD.com, with launch marketing campaigns that include free previews in June and July.

EPIX, a joint venture between Viacom, its Paramount Pictures unit, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Lionsgate, is a next-generation premium entertainment channel, video-on-demand and online service.

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