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+.
ESPN+ hits one million paid subscribers in just over five months
The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment has announced that ESPN+, the multi-sport, direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service from DTCI in collaboration with ESPN, has surpassed one million paying […]
Disney’s Bob Iger unveils plans for its Netflix killer
Bob Iger has shed some light on Disney’s plans to launch its own SVOD service rather than licensing its content to third parties such as Netflix.
FC Bayern Munich and ESPN team up
German Bundesliga football club FC Bayern Munich has announced its first international content sharing agreement with US sports broadcaster ESPN.
Facebook launches Oculus TV with VR content
Facebook will launch a new VR app Oculus TV with content from ESPN+, Hulu, and Pluto TV at the end of the month.
Disney inks partnership with Twitter
The Walt Disney Company and Twitter signed a new agreement to create live content and advertising opportunities from across the entire Disney portfolio on the Twitter platform.
ESPN launches new app with ESPN+ paid service
The new ESPN App has launched and now includes ESPN+, the direct-to-consumer premium subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International group, in partnership with ESPN.
James Pitaro to head ESPN
James Pitaro has been appointed president of ESPN and co-chair, Disney Media Networks.
ESPN films library to launch on ESPN Player
ESPN Films documentaries will be available to viewers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa on streaming service ESPN Player.
Disney plans own streaming OTT service, and cuts ties with Netflix
The Walt Disney Company will acquire majority ownership of BAMTech and will launch its ESPN-branded multi-sport video streaming service in early 2018, followed by a new Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service […]