Tag Archives: Disney Plus

Hamilton drives up Disney+ app downloads 46% over the weekend worldwide

Disney+, the new Disney SVOD OTT officially launched in November last year, increased its downloads globally this past weekend by 46%, after Hamilton, a movie based on the Broadway music show, was officially released on the platform this last Friday, July 3rd. As reported by the specialized website Variety, based on data from the Apptopia [...]

Disney+ stops free trial period offering before launching in Latin America

Disney+, Disneys new SVOD OTT officially launched last November in the US, has changed its marketing strategy and stopped offering the free seven-day promotional trial period, as reported by the specialized website Variety. We continue to test and evaluate different marketing, offers and promotions to grow Disney+, reported a representative for the company in a [...]

NBCUniversal to launch Peacock with nine original productions

Peacock, NCBUniversal’s SVOD OTT, will be officially launched on July 15th with nine original productions, as the company officially reported. The platform joins the OTT market together with Disney+, officially launched in November, and HBO Max, which will be released next May 27th. Up to now,  Peacock has not confirmed his arrival date in Latin [...]

Disney+ reports 54.5 million subscribers shortly after launching in Latin America

In its latest quarterly earnings release, Disney informed that Disney+, its new SVOD OTT launched in the US in November, now records 54.5 million subscribers. The platform is currently also available in the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, Switzerland and India, and, recently, Disney confirmed that its launch [...]

Disney officially announces that Disney+ launches this year in Latin America

The Walt Disney Company announced last week that it SVOD OTT platform Disney+, launched in the US last November, now records 50 million subscribers. In addition, the company reported that the platform will be launched in Latin America later this year.  We are truly humbled that Disney+ is resonating with millions around the globe, and [...]

Disney launches Disney+ with Telefonica

The Walt Disney Company Iberia and Telefonica announced that Movistar will be the strategic partner for the distribution of Disney + at its launch in Spain. While the OTT has not yet launched in Latin America, Telefónica integrated Netflix and Amazon Prime Video in countries in the region, and is expected to offer its customers [...]

Bob Chapek is named new CEO of The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company announced on February 25th that Bob Iger, CEO of the company for the past 15 years, will leave his position when his contract ends on December 31st, 2021. The position will be held by Bob Chapek, current Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Recently, the group announced its new structure [...]

Disney+ records more than 28 million subscribers since its launch

The Walt Disney Company reported this week during its financial results presentation that Disney +, its OTT officially launched in November, now records 28.6 million subscribers within 3 months it was officially introduced to the market. The already mentioned figure exceeded expectations of reaching 25 million subscribers during the first three months after launch. This [...]

Disney aims to launch Hulu internationally in 2021

Bob Iger, CEO at The Walt Disney Company, reported that the company is working on a plan to launch Hulu internationally, as announced two years ago. Iger expressed himself about Hulu at the last analyst conference recently held, where he gave about the Disney+ expansion  process and said the plan is to repeat it with [...]

Cinepolis Klic adds The Simpsons before Disney+ launches in Latin America

Mexican OTT Cinepolis Klic reported it is adding The Simpsons seasons to its catalog, content that, as expected, would be exclusive of Disney+, the Disney platform launched in November and scheduled to arrive at Latin America this year.  Before the launch of Disney+, executives from the company reported that The Simpsons would be exclusive of [...]