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Most Starz Play content to be removed from Netflix by the 29th of February

Most Starz Play content to be removed from Netflix by the 29th of February

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Netflix and Starz, who announced they would end their streaming partnership in September of 2011, will soon remove Starz content from Netflix.

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Netflix and Starz have long had a content partnership, but that relationship is coming to an end, and all of Starz titles are set to be removed from the streaming service. The deal included a lot of Disney and Sony content, and the complicated licensing issues of the three companies with Netflix were responsible for the breakdown of their negotiations in September, when they announced they would in fact end their partnership. According to Netflix's Reed Hastings, the Starz partnership accounted for about 8 percent of the content available on Netflix, making it significant chunk of their offerings. Most content is expected to be pulled by February 29th.