Tag Archives: The Walt Disney Company

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 [...]

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 [...]

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+ 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 [...]

Before launching in Latin America, Disney + records more than 73 million subscribers globally

This last Thursday, The Walt Disney Company published its results presentation for the fourth fiscal quarter of the company, where it reported that, during the first year of performance after its launch, which took place in the US on November 12th, 2019 , Disney+ reported a total of 73.7 million subscribers globally as of October [...]

Disney+ to be available on Samsung smart TVs in seven Latin American countries

As officially reported by Samsung this Tuesday, November 3rd, starting on this month the 17th, date on which Disney+ will be officially launched in Latin America, the SVOD OTT will be available on Samsung smart TVs in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico , Panama and Peru. As reported by Diego Lerner, President at The Walt [...]

IFT grants new deadline for Disney to sell Fox Sports in Mexico

Mexican Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT) officially reported this Wednesday, August 4th, that it has granted a new deadline for Disney to sell Fox Sports operations in the country, according to what the Mexican regulator established to approve the merger between The Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox, which took place in March 2019. The [...]

Disney officially announces that Disney+ launches this year in Latin America

The Walt Disney Company announced last week that it SVOD OTT platform Disney+, launched in the US last November, now records 50 million subscribers. In addition, the company reported that the platform will be launched in Latin America later this year.  We are truly humbled that Disney+ is resonating with millions around the globe, and [...]

Bob Chapek is named new CEO of The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company announced on February 25th that Bob Iger, CEO of the company for the past 15 years, will leave his position when his contract ends on December 31st, 2021. The position will be held by Bob Chapek, current Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Recently, the group announced its new structure [...]