Tag Archives: The Walt Disney Company

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 [...]

The Walt Disney Company now has local leaders for its operations in Brazil

The Walt Disney Company announced today the list of executives who will work with Hernan Estrada, General Manager at The Walt Disney Company Brazil, to lead the business areas in the country. Executives will report to Estrada and work together to manage the company’s operations in the country. The new Disney structure in Brazil will [...]

Hernan Estrada is appointed new The World Disney Company’s General Manager in Brazil

Hernan Estrada was appointed new The Walt Disney Company General Manager in Brazil, and will be responsible for managing the company’s In-Home and Out-of-Home businesses in the country, together with the company’s regional business leaders in each services and business. In this position, Estrada will directly report to Diego Lerner, President at The Walt Disney [...]

IFT grants Disney a six month extension period to sell Fox Sports unit in Mexico

The Telecommunications Federal Institute (IFT), which regulates the telecommunications market in Mexico, gave a six month extension for The Walt Disney Company and Twenty-First Century Fox to sell Foxs sports business in the country.  The first six-month period granted for divestiture was from May 1st to November 1st, 2019. With the extension, the new period [...]

Disney announces Advertising Sales & Partnerships structure in Latin America

The Walt Disney Company Latin America announced Disneys Advertising Sales & Partnerships team, which is already working to provide customers services while capitalizing on the companys full brand and franchise portfolio to offer experiences that maximize advertising revenues and increase the market share.   Leaders who are in charge of this team and report to Kattia [...]