Tag Archives: Disney

‘Mulan’ to be free for Disney+ subscribers as of December

Last August 5th, during its Q2 2020 quarterly results report presentation, Disney confirmed that Disney+, its new SVOD OTT, will be launched in Latin America in November. That same day, the company announced the premiere of the movie Mulan in PVOD format on the platform. The film will be released today in the US, for [...]

Disney titles not to be longer available on Netflix and will be accessed exclusively on Disney+

As reported by specialized websites, as of this Tuesday, September 1st, several of the Disney titles will no longer be available on Netflix and will become part of Disney+, where they will be available exclusively. Disney’s new SVOD OTT will officially launch in Latin America right next November 17th. As of November 17th (the date [...]

Disney confirms Disney+ content catalog in Latin America

Diego Lerner, President at The Walt Disney Company Latin America, announced the official catalog of exclusive series and films with which Disney+, the company’s new SVOD OTT, officially launched in the US last year and which already records more than 60 million subscribers, will arrive at Latin America and the Caribbean in November. Upon its [...]

Disney rebrands its TV studios after merging with Fox

As part of the Fox acquisition, Disney announced it will be rebranding its TV studios. This way, 20th Century Fox Television becomes 20th Television; Fox 21 Television Studios will now become Touchstone Television; and ABC Studios and ABC Signature will merge as ABC Signature. As reported by the specialized website Variety, the removal of the [...]

Disney+ to be launched in November in Latin America

During its Q2 2020 financial results presentation, The Walt Disney Company announced that its new SVOD OTT Disney+, officially launched in the US last year, will arrive at Latin America in November this year. The news was confirmed by Bob Chapek, the company’s CEO, and strengthens Disneys forecasts that the platform would be available in [...]

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 takes F1 to pay TV with ESPN

The Walt Disney Company announced last week the broadcast of Formula 1 for Latin America, both through its Fox Action premium channel, as well as on ESPN and ESPN App. With the news, the main automobile competition in the world, which resumed its activities this last weekend after the pandemic period, it expanded its reach, [...]

Fox Sports directs its sale in Mexico

As reported by the Mexican website Mediotiempo, Fox Sports would already have a buyer in Mexico. The channels sale  in the country is one of the requirements imposed on The Walt Disney Company by the Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) to approve Disney-Fox merger, which took place in March last year.  According to information given by [...]

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 [...]

Disney shares sports TV rights between ESPN and Fox Sports in Brazil after merger with Fox

After, last May, the Brazilian Economic Defense Administrative Council (CADE) approved Disney-Fox merger in the country without selling Fox Sports Brazil as a requirement, ESPN and Fox Sports began to share some football leagues TV rights, which has recently resumed their professional activities after being canceled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Initially, ESPN began airing [...]