Tag Archives: The Walt Disney Company Latin America

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 confirms Star+ subscription value in Latin America as a standalone offer and in bundle with Disney+

The Walt Disney Company Latin America announced this Friday, August 13th, the values of the Star+ monthly subscription, its new SVOD OTT, whose launch in the region will take place on August 31st. According to the information reported, the OTT will be offered as a standalone product, as well as through a single annual subscription. [...]

ESPN to be available via streaming in Latin America through Star+

The Walt Disney Company Latin America has officially announced this last Thursday, July 15th, the full Star+ catalog, its new SVOD OTT, which will be launched in Latin America on August 31st. The platform will bring together general entertainment and sports content aimed at adult audiences, with live sports produced by ESPN, as well as [...]

Disney to launch Star+ in Latin America with 66 original productions

The Walt Disney Company Latin America has officially confirmed last week that its SVOD OTT Star+, whose launch date in the region is scheduled for next August 31st, will be released with 66 original titles created in and for Latin America. It will be the second Disneys streaming platform available in the region after Disney+, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Telecentro makes offer for Professional Football League’s TV rights in Argentina

The Argentine Football Association (AFA), the entity that regulates football leagues disputed in Argentina, has officially reported this Wednesday, January 27th, that the pay TV operator Telecentro made an offer to acquire the Argentine Professional Football Leagues TV rights. However, the regulator rejected the initiative, and explained that Telecentro’s offer had lower economic conditions in [...]

Disney confirms Fox channels rebranding in Latin America from 2021

After several rumors reported by different specialized websites, The Walt Disney Company Latin America has finally confirmed this Thursday, December 17th, that, as of February 2021, Fox channels in the region will be rebranded as Star. This way, Fox Channel will be rebranded as Star Channel; Fox Life will now be Star Life; the new [...]

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 [...]