Disney plans to close 100 international TV channels
CEO Bob Chapek said Disney doesn't want to be left behind in the move to viewing content online
Analyst: Netflix to lose European market share, but remain market leader
HBO Max's growth to be hampered by current licensing deals
Disney Plus, HBO Max to drive Eastern Europe SVoD subs
Digital TV Research forecasts 40 million SVoD subscriptions in the region by 2026 by 2026
Analyst: Disney Plus subs to overtake Netflix in next five years
According to Digital TV Research, much of the subscriber growth will be driven by India's Disney Plus Hotstar
App Annie: Mobile video streaming up by 40 per cent in 2020
“The world has forever changed. While people stay at home across the world, we saw mobile habits accelerate by three years,” said Theodore Krantz,...
This is the way: The Mandalorian is most pirated TV show of 2020
2020 saw a number of new series enter the top 10 list.
Disney Plus smashes targets again, aims for 260 million subs by 2024
Disney CEO Bob Chapek said the huge popularity of Disney Plus has exceeded the company’s “wildest expectations.”
Analyst: Disney Plus growth curve will continue to climb
Digital TV Research predicts in total, Disney Plus, Amazon Prime, Apple TV Plus, Netflix and HBO Max will have 678 million paying SVoD subscribers...
Disney Plus smashes expectations as subs hits 73.7 million
Platform reaches 2024 subscriber goal within 12 months of operation, but may need more baby Yodas and original content offerings to maintain (and retain)...
Disney restructures to focus on D2C streaming platforms
Kareem Daniel named as head of the company’s new media and entertainment distribution group.
Analysis: Disney Plus’ European IPTV partnerships “have had little impact”
New report from Enders Analysis looks at European TV and video subscription platforms
Disney Plus lets viewers join a GroupWatch of its TV shows and films
The new feature is available immediately in the US and will launch in Europe this autumn
Analyst: Netflix, Disney and Amazon will control half the world’s SVoD subs by 2025
Digital TV Research predict SVoD revenues for 138 countries will reach $100 billion by 2025; double from the $50 billion recorded in 2019.
Analyst: SVoD world faces splitting into two tiers
According to Moody's analyst Neil Begley, smaller SVoD players need to partner up or be acquired in order to compete with the big players
Disney Plus (and Baby Yoda) win their first Emmy Awards
The Mandalorian won the streamer's first ever Emmys
Disney Plus has already reached its five-year target for subscribers
SVoD now has 60+ million subscribers worldwide
Kantar: Amazon led new SVoD sign-ups during Q2 2020
Amazon's share of new subscribers reached 45.1 per cent during the period, up from 12.9 per cent in Q1
Disney Plus, Quibi and Apple TV Plus score first major Emmy nominations
Netflix leads the way in terms of total nominations with a staggering 160 nods
LTN Global and Encompass expand IP transport deal, Viaccess-Orca rolls out 5G-compatible VR player, and more
TVBEurope rounds up the latest product and tech news from LTN Global/Encompass, Viaccess-Orca, and Disney+
Getting Hamilton from the stage to the screen to the stream
“ knew exactly what to do,” said director Thomas Kail. “My job was to not get in the way of that.”
Disney Plus to launch in eight more European countries
Streamer to launch in eight markets across Western and Northern Europe
Disney Plus signs up over 4 million UK subscribers
Already the third most popular SVoD in the UK
Coronavirus expected to drive increase in Western Europe’s SVoD subscribers
45 million new subscribers expected to sign up to SVoD services in 2020
Disney Plus predicted to hit 220+ million subscribers by 2024
Would be almost four times Disney's own subscriber target
Disney Plus reaches 50 million subscribers globally
Could meet the company's target of 60-90 million global subs four years early
Disney Plus ‘hits 5 million app downloads’ on day one in Europe
Figures are for the mobile app only
Disney Plus postpones French launch, will reduce bandwidth in Europe
Launch postponed at the request of the French government
Could Apple take advantage of the volatile stock market and acquire Disney?
Disney stock drops under $100 prompting speculation
EU commissioner tells Netflix to switch to SD to ease internet traffic
Vodafone reports 30 per cent rise in UK traffic
App Annie: Disney Plus is “catering to a clear demand” in Europe
"Has demonstrated a killer ability to co-exist with Netflix"