Tag Archives: Disney Plus

Disney+ to premiere original series on Wednesdays starting in July

The Walt Disney Company has announced its decision to make a change on its strategy starting in July, through which the company will premiere the original Disney+ series  on a global scale on Wednesdays, instead of Fridays, as it had been doing up to now. The decision took place after the good results shown by [...]

Televisa expands Izzi’s reach and launches it in Guadalajara

Mexican Grupo Televisa has officially announced this last Wednesday, June 16th, the expansion of the telecommunications company izzis offer to the Mexican city of Guadalajara. Izzi announces its arrival in one of the main cities in the country, Guadalajara, fulfilling its commitment to offer attractive high-speed internet packages, unlimited calls and the best entertainment to [...]

Disney not to launch AVOD version for Disney+

Bob Chapek, CEO at The Walt Disney Company, reported during the last Credit Suisse Annual Communications Conference virtual edition that the company does not plan to launch an AVOD version for Disney+, available in Latin America since November 2020. ‘We have no such plans to launch an AVOD version for Disney+. We are happy with [...]

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 strengthens its Brazilian original productions strategy and announces new premiere for 2022

Disney+, Disney’s new SVOD OTT launched in Latin America last November, has announced this last Wednesday, June 2nd, that it is working on the production of Disney Todo Igual, o No; new series produced by Disney+ Original Productions, developed in Brazil, which will be launched on the platform next year. According to the information officially [...]

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 [...]

Telecom features more pay TV subscribers and strengthens its gaming offer in Flow during Q1 2021

As part of its Q1 2021 financial results report presentation, Telecom Argentina reported a total of 3.5 million customers on its pay TV offer. According to the information reported by the company, the figure shows a drop of 23.6 thousand customers in relation to Q4 2020, although, in relation to Q1 2020 there is evidence [...]

Disney’s linear channels to be removed from PlayPlus in Brazil

According to the information reported on several specialized websites in Brazil, the SVOD OTT PlayPlus (Grupo Record) will remove Disneys linear TV channels from its catalog as of next May 31st. The platform is reporting its subscribers through an email that Disney channels (Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Jr) and ESPNs (ESPN, ESPN Brasil, [...]

Disney+ adds a new distribution partner in Latin America and is now available for Telecentro’s customers

Argentine pay TV operator Telecentro has announced this last Friday, April 16th, that it has added Disney+ to its offer, so that its customers can access its catalog through their compatible STBs. In addition, since last April 1st, Telecentros customers who have an active service from the company, or with a 60 MB or more [...]

Disney changes its strategy and plans to release ‘Cruella’ and ‘Black Widow’ in Latin America in theaters and on Disney+ under the PVOD format

The Walt Disney Company Latin America has officially announced this last Friday, April 9th, that its Cruella and Black Widow films will be released at the same time in theaters and on Disney+ in the region. According to the information reported by the company, the premiere of Cruella is scheduled for May 28th, while Black [...]