Disney+ will be available in HDR for the first time as part of an upgrade to the Sky Q set-top.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland is extending the features of its multimedia box Sky Q.
Sky Deutschland is reshaping its subscription prices and packages in Germany and Austria as of July 1, 2020.
Sky has launched a scheme that allows owners of older Sky Q boxes to upgrade to one compatible with the HDR format.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will only be able to offer Disney+ as an app on its Sky Q platform from April 2021.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland is responding to the Corona crisis, which leads to people spending more time at home than usual, and unlocks the Sky Cinema and Sky Entertainment packages including Sky Box sets for all customers for one month.
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.
Disney+, which will launch in Germany on March 24, 2020, is already attracting strong interest.
More churn, password sharing and illegal streaming: The UK video-on-demand (VOD) market could face major changes with the launch of Disney+.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland is now making all highlight videos of live sports events available on the Sky Q app (Apple TV and Samsung TVs), the Sky Q Mini box and through the Sky Go app on mobile devices.