After the official launch of Disney+ in Latin America, which took place last Tuesday, November 17th, companies such as Roku, LG, Sony, Samsung and Amazon announced that they are already integrating Disney’s SVOD OTT on their devices.
The first of these companies to officially announce the integration of the platform on its smart TVs was Samsung. As the company officially reported, its clients in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama and Peru can now access the Disney + catalog from selected smart TVs. Roku also announced the availability of Disney + for users in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru, from Roku devices and Roku TV smart TVs.
According to several specialized websites, LG reported that its Disney + compatible smart TVs are those of the LG UHD, LG NanoCell TV and LG OLED TV product lines with webOS platform, manufactured as of 2016. Sony indicated that its Bravia smart TVs with Android TV are the ones that offer access to the new platform. In addition, also according to specialized websites, all Amazon Fire TV devices and Fire TV Edition smart TVs allow access to the Disney + catalog. Last week, Amazon announced a similar agreement in the US to access the portfolio of HBO Max, soon to be launched in Latin America.
With its launch, Disney+ is now the exclusive platform to access titles from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic. During its quarterly results report presentation, which took place days before the launch of SVOD OTT in Latin America, The Walt Disney Company reported that the platform had 73.7 million subscribers globally as of October 3rd.