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Star+, Disney’s new SVOD OTT, officially launches in Latin America

During an interview with Argentine newspaper La Nacion, Diego Lerner, President at The Walt Disney Company Latin America, gave details about Star +, Disney’s new SVOD OTT aimed at adult audiences in the region, whose official launch in Latin America is taking place today. Star+ is the new The Walt Disney Company’s sports and general [...]

Disney confirms Star+ subscription value in Latin America as a standalone offer and in bundle with Disney+

The Walt Disney Company Latin America announced this Friday, August 13th, the values of the Star+ monthly subscription, its new SVOD OTT, whose launch in the region will take place on August 31st. According to the information reported, the OTT will be offered as a standalone product, as well as through a single annual subscription. [...]

ESPN to be available via streaming in Latin America through Star+

The Walt Disney Company Latin America has officially announced this last Thursday, July 15th, the full Star+ catalog, its new SVOD OTT, which will be launched in Latin America on August 31st. The platform will bring together general entertainment and sports content aimed at adult audiences, with live sports produced by ESPN, as well as [...]

Disney to launch Star+ in Latin America with 66 original productions

The Walt Disney Company Latin America has officially confirmed last week that its SVOD OTT Star+, whose launch date in the region is scheduled for next August 31st, will be released with 66 original titles created in and for Latin America. It will be the second Disneys streaming platform available in the region after Disney+, [...]

Disney denies to stop airing its children’s channels as of June 25th

After different posts that were published this last Friday, June 4th, regarding that The Walt Disney Company’s children’s channels would stop being broadcasted in Latin America and other regions as of next June 25th, the company chaired by Bob Chapek confirmed that those channels will continue with their broadcasts beyond that date. In addition, the [...]

Disney moves forward on its D2C strategy and plans to shut down 100 linear TV channels this year

Bob Chapek, CEO at The Walt Disney Company,  has recently announced that the company will shut down 100 of its linear TV channels on a global scale during the rest of 2021, with the aim of moving forward on its D2C strategy. In Latin America, Disney launched Disney+ in November 2020, and announced the launch [...]

Disney to launch Star+ in Latin America on August 31st

Disney announced this last Friday, May 14th, that it will launch Star+, its new SVOD OTT, on August 31st in Latin America. In original terms, the platforms launch was planned for June, but the company did not explain the reasons that led it to put it off. Star+ will arrive at Latin America after, at [...]

Disney confirms Fox channels rebranding in Latin America from 2021

After several rumors reported by different specialized websites, The Walt Disney Company Latin America has finally confirmed this Thursday, December 17th, that, as of February 2021, Fox channels in the region will be rebranded as Star. This way, Fox Channel will be rebranded as Star Channel; Fox Life will now be Star Life; the new [...]

Disney+ launches original content produced in Latin America

The Walt Disney Company Latin America has officially announced this Monday the first original, local and exclusive Disney+ productions -new Disney´s SVOD OTT recently launched in Latin America-, entirely produced in the region. Its premieres will take place exclusively on the platform between 2020 and 2021. With the new releases, the company reinforces its commitment [...]

Disney+ officially launches in Latin America

One year after its official launch in the US, Disney+, Disney’s new SVOD OTT, has officially arrived at Latin America yesterday, to be the exclusive destination for all Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic titles. The launch of Disney+ in Latin America is a milestone in the companys history in the region, and [...]