Half of US adults will consider Disney’s pending subscriptionvideo service, a fourth moderately-to-highly likely to sign up.
A number of American media and technology companies, in collaboration with US smart TV company Vizio, have formed a consortium dedicated to the development and deployment of a new, open standard for addressable advertising on connected TVs.
Disney may test its planned streaming OTT service Disney+ in the Netherlands, according to a report in The Information.
Sky wants to become less dependent on cable and satellite distribution and is now making its entire pay-TV offer available in Austria through the new streaming service Sky X.
Disney expects to lose $150 million from terminating licensing deals with Netflix this year.
Latest analysis from Ampere suggests that post the media mega-mergers of Comcast/Sky and Disney/Fox, two in every 10 dollars spent on content worldwide will now be spent by these two entities.
WarnerMedia will release three different versions of its upcoming streaming TV service next year.
ESPN has lost about two million domestic subscribers over the past 12 months, according to Disney’s annual report, but added more than one million for its OTT service ESPN+.
The Walt Disney Company’s new direct-to-consumer OTT streaming service will be called Disney+. It will challenge Netflix’ domination on the SVOD market.
The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of parts of Fox by Disney, but the decision is conditional on full compliance with commitments offered by Disney.