Tag Archives: Disney Plus

MercadoLibre joins itself as Disney+ distribution partner in Chile

As confirmed from its Chilean official website, the e-commerce company MercadoLibre is now allowing its users to hire the SVOD OTT Disney+, launched by The Walt Disney Company in Latin America last November, directly from the platform in the country. Before implementing this strategy in Chile, Disney+ had already added MercadoLibre as its distribution partner [...]

Cablevision adds Disney+ into Flow STBs in Uruguay

Pay TV operator Cablevision Uruguay (Telecom) has officially announced through its website that it has added Disney+, Disney’s new SVOD OTT, launched in Latin America on November 17th, with a promotion that allows its customers to access the platform for free for an initial period of up to 90 days. Access to Disney+ can be [...]

Disney+ reports almost 95 million subscribers globally one year after its original launch

As part of its financial results presentation for the first fiscal quarter (from October to December 2020), The Walt Disney Company reported that, just over a year after the official launch of Disney+ – which took place in the US on November 12th, 2019-, its SVOD OTT currently reports 94.9 million subscribers globally. The figure [...]

Fox channels in Latin America to be rebranded as ‘Star’ from February 22nd

The Walt Disney Company Latin America has officially announced this Wednesday, February 3rd, that it will rebrand Fox channels as Star starting on the 22nd this month. In December 2020, Disney had confirmed that the change would take place in February 2021 but, up to now, no details had been given on the exact date. [...]

Disney bets on PVOD format to release movies on Disney+

Disney+, The Walt Disney Company’s new SVOD OTT, officially launched in Latin America on November 17th, 2020, released the official trailer for Raya and the Last Dragon, the next title from Walt Disney Animation Studios, whose premiere is scheduled for next March 5th, both in movie theaters and on the platform. Access to the new [...]

Disney to launch Star+ as standalone OTT in Latin America in 2021

During the Investor Day that The Walt Disney Company held this last Thursday, December 10th, the company announced that it will launch a new SVOD OTT in Latin America.  After the official launch of Disney+ in the region, which took place on November 17th, Disney will now launch Srar+, scheduled for June 2021. As reported [...]

Disney to rebrand Fox channels in Latin America as ‘Star’

As reported by several specialized websites in Latin America, Disney plans to rebrand Fox channels in the region as Star as of February 2021. Although no Disney executive has expressed himself on the matter yet, an official announcement with more details is expected for the coming days.  The Star brand is owned by Disney since [...]

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+ is now available on Roku, LG, Sony, Samsung and Amazon devices in Latin America

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 [...]

Mirada integrates Disney+ into its Iris multi screen solution

Mirada, a leading provider of integrated software solutions for digital TV operators and broadcasters, announced yesterday the integration of Disney+ into its Iris multiscreen product, and its successful deployment across Televisas izzi pay TV platform. This integration is the result of a collaboration between izzi, Disney and Mirada, enabling the arrival of Disney+ in Mexico [...]