Tag Archives: Disney

Telecine Play reduces its monthly subscription and adds the Harry Potter saga

To commemorate the end of the year, the  Brazilian SVOD OTT Telecine Play, Telecine platform, the Globo Groups premium channels network, launched a new offer that allows the OTT subscribers to pay a 50% less of their monthly subscription. According to the measure, the platforms basic plan will cost R$ 11,90 (USD 2.88) per month [...]

Televisa gets legal resource against Disney-Fox merger in Mexico

Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa has won a federal injunction against Walt Disney Cos acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox Incs assets in Mexico, a Televisa representative said on Thursday, a move that could at least temporarily stall the deal. Televisa said that the Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT), regulator that supervises the merger agreement in Mexico, [...]

Fox Sports to stop broadcasting from Uruguay

As reported by the Uruguayan newspaper El Observador and other media in the country, the Uruguayan version of Fox Sports will stop broadcasting in the country after five years. According to the newspaper, the decision is due to a change in business strategy, following the acquisition of the international TV network by the Disney company [...]

Fox-Disney merger to be examined again in Brazil

Brazilian Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) announced it will examine Disney-Fox merger, completed in March this year and approved in the country in February, one more time. The only condition ordered for the operation was to sell Fox Sports in the country. After the initial term imposed for the sale has expired, CADE decided to [...]

Zapping TV adds ESPN and Disney TV channels to its offer

Chilean OTT pay TV Zapping TV announced it is adding seven new ESPN and Disney TV channels to its content offer. ESPN, ESPN 2, ESPN 3, ESPN+, Disney Channel Disney XD and Disney Jr are already available for accessing them, without changing the OTT monthly subscription cost. Being able to offer these TV channels confirms [...]

Disney+ launches in the US, Canada and Holland and releases original productions weekly

Today, Disney launched its long-awaited OTT Disney+ in the US, Canada and Holland. The platform’s debut included a catalog of almost 500 movies and 7,500 TV episodes from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and the company’s original productions. Its monthly subscription is valued at USD 6.99, and it is possible to bundle it [...]

IFT grants Disney a six month extension period to sell Fox Sports unit in Mexico

The Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT), which regulates the telecommunications market in Mexico, gave a six month extension for The Walt Disney Company and Twenty-First Century Fox to sell Foxs sports business in the country.  The first six-month period granted for divestiture was from May 1st to November 1st, 2019. With the extension, the new period [...]

Disney announces the full Disney+ catalog before its launch in the US

Through its official Twitter account, Disney announced this week how its new Disney+ catalog, its new OTT to be launched next November 12th in the US, will be set up. The new platform will feature the entire catalog of the company, which includes Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, Fox and National Geographic productions, apart from several [...]