Disney plans ESPN web service after taking US$1bn BAMTech stake

Disney is gearing up to launch an ESPN-branded subscription streaming service, after buying a US$1 billion (€900 million) stake in video streaming technology firm BAMTech. The deal marks a major over-the-top push by Disney, which said BAMTech will be a key partner for delivering streamed video and other digital products from both ESPN and Disney-ABC […]