Disney+, which will launch in many European countries on March 24, 2020, has a user experience equal to Amazon Prime Video, but still clearly lags behind industry leader Netflix.
With the headwind from its US launch, promising buzz through marketing and previews, Disney+ will most likely see a positive start in the German market.
Britbox has named Will Harrison as managing director of its UK service.
The most streamed series on BritBox was Doctor Who Classic in the days from Christmas Eve through to Boxing Day.
Disney+ has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Canal+ Group in France, similar to its deal with Netflix.
US-based SVOD platform CuriosityStream said it is now being delivered to 10,512,340 paying subscribers.
AMC Networks has announced that its four targeted subscription video on demand services – Acorn TV, Shudder, Sundance Now, and UMC (Urban Movie Channel) – now exceed two million subscribers in. the US.
Parks Associates, ahead of the upcoming Future of Video conference in LA next week, released its updated list of the top 10 US subscription over-the-top (OTT) video services.
Lumiere VOD has now nearly doubled the data available on its online directory of European films available in the EU.
Most European content on VOD content is non-national, with much derived from the UK.