Tag Archives: Disney

Flow integrates Star + to its STBs

Flow users registered in the last hours the appearance of the Star + app, Disney’s OTT recently launched in Latin America, in the STB of the Argentine operator. In addition to the free access that was enabled for customers of the service, they can now enjoy the content from their EPG. On September 22, Disney [...]

Entel Chile says that Disney + and TikTok are the most growing apps

Entel, the telecommunications company from Chile, has been developing a consumption analysis report since the beginning of the pandemic. In the last post, it was revealed that the video apps that had more growth were TikTok and Disney+, surpassing other streaming platforms that have led in previous reports.  In a first version of the study, [...]

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 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 [...]

Grupo Lauman confirms Fox Sports acquisition in Mexico

Mexican media company Grupo Lauman, chaired by businessman Manuel Arroyo and owner of the telecommunications company Comtelsat and the newspaper El Financiero, confirmed on Friday, May 21st the acquisition of Fox Sports Mexico. However, according to the information reported by El Financiero, the transaction is required to be authorized by Mexican regulators. The sale of [...]

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 [...]