Walt Disney Studios

disney restructure for ott

disney is restructuring before letting service loose In preparation for its drive into the OTT market, Disney has announced a reorganization of the company into four divisions, which will include a newly created direct-to-consumer segment to house the company’s portfolio of streaming services. Disney has appointed Kevin Mayer to lead the direct-to-consumer […]

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Best month on record for BBC iPlayer

The BBC reported a record 328 million programme requests on iPlayer in January, marking “the best month on record” for the catch-up service. The BBC said the number of shows accessed on the iPlayer in January was up 10% compared to the same month in 2017, with an average of […]

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Sky to Offer Netflix in New Package

Sky to offer popular SVOD service via its ‘Sky Q’ platform Sky, the U.K.-based media giant that’s now the apple of Comcast’s eye, and Netflix have forged a deal that will bundle the SVOD service into a new subscription package through the Sky Q platform. Under the deal, sky will make […]

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Formula 1 goes OTT with F1 TV streaming

Formula 1 has launched its own bespoke streaming service, selling directly to consumers in two dozen markets. The service, costing around $8-$12 a month, will be available in Germany, France, the US, Mexico, Belgium, Austria, Hungary and much of Latin America. A launch date for the UK has not been set. […]

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