The Walt Disney Company has announced a strategic reorganisation of its media and entertainment businesses, effective immediately.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will only be able to offer Disney+ as an app on its Sky Q platform from April 2021.
Deutsche Telekom will be the exclusive distribution partner of Disney+ in Germany and offer the streaming service for free for six months to its customers.
German telco Deutsche Telekom is confident that it will be able to reach a deal with Walt Disney to get its new streaming service Disney+ onto its TV platform MagentaTV.
Bob Chapek has been appointed the CEO of The Walt Disney Company, effective immediately.
The Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox have entered into a definitive agreement for Disney to acquire 21st Century Fox, including the Twentieth Century Fox Film and Television studios, along with cable and international TV businesses, for approximately $52.4 billion in stock.
Talks between Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox and Walt Disney over a possible purchase of the bulk of the company’s interests are reportedly back on.
German children’s and family channel Super RTL wants to launch a second channel.
German family channel Super RTL will launch a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service for children between 3 and 13 years of age.
German video-on-demand (VOD) provider maxdome has secured an extensive rights package from Hollywood studio Walt Disney Pictures.