NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Web video subscription service Netflix Inc NFLX.O launched on Thursday a free iPhone and iPod application that allows subscribers to watch TV shows and movies on Apple Inc's AAPL.O handheld devices.
Netflix said the app is available on iTunes for subscribers to plans starting at $8.99.
Earlier this month, Netflix struck a $1 billion deal with pay TV channel Epix to become the exclusive web-only distributor of films from Paramount, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Lions Gate Entertainment[ID:nN10133910]. (Reporting by Jennifer Saba, editing by Gerald E. McCormick)
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