The expected launches of Apple TV+ and Disney+ in November illustrate the major shift now occurring in the TV and online video market as more firms move into the business of over-the-top (OTT), direct-to-consumer (D2C) video services.
A new survey conducted by Broadband Genie shows that piracy will surge if content is spread out across more streaming subscription services.
A profile of six new SVoD players launching in the American market from late 2019 to the first half of 2020 has just been published by Ampere Analysis.
The Direct-to-Consumer & International division of The Walt Disney Company today makes Disney+ exclusively accessible in the Netherlands via a free trial period, prior to its launch on 12 November 2019.
The number of pay-TV subscribers in the Netherlands has been falling since 2015 and is set to drop further in the coming years, according to the latest research from Telecompaper.
The number of gross SVOD subscriptions will increase by 91% – or 462 million – between 2018 and 2024 to reach 970 million.
Disney has given details of international launches for new streaming service Disney+.
Disney has hired Sky’s Luke Bradley-Jones for the rollout of its Disney+ streaming product in Europe and Africa.
Disney CEO Bob Iger has announced a new bundle offer that will include the company’s three main streaming services – ESPN+, Hulu and the upcoming Disney+ – priced at $12.99 a month.
The Walt Disney Co. will combine all of its media sales and channel distribution into a single organisation under Justin Connolly, who has been named president, Media Distribution.