The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire Maker Studios, the leading network of online video content on YouTube.
The Walt Disney Studios has unveiled its cloud-based digital movie service, Disney Movies Anywhere in cooperation with Apple.
Russia’s leading DTH platform Tricolor TV has inked a cooperation deal with Disney for 2014.
Netflix has secured the exclusive subscription video on demand rights for all animation and live action movies in the Netherlands released through Walt Disney Studios.
Magyar Telekom has signed an exclusive agreement with Disney Studios.
“Studios are now in a position to go direct-to-consumer with Over-the-Top services. HBO is well placed to seed the UK market,” according to Guy Bisson, director of TV at IHS Electronics & Media.
Sky and Disney are developing a new premium channel that will screen new and classic movies from the Disney/Pixar studio.
Total revenues for Europe’s top pay-TV channels will reach $4.24 billion (€3.2 billion) in 2012, according to a new report by Digital TV Research. The TV Channel Revenues in Europe report expects this figure to grow by $1.04 billion to reach $5.28 billion by 2017.
Russia’s MTS and Channel One have joined forces with Disney to create an interactive TV service aimed at children.
KEK, the German monopoly commission for the media, has given the green light for the Walt Disney Company to take full control of the private broadcaster Das Vierte (The Four).