Disney+ stumbles out of the gates with technical issues

With Disney+ now out in the open, the much-hyped service has experienced a somewhat tricky launch day, with many users in the US, Canada and The Netherlands struggling to connect to the service. Many deflated users took to Twitter in order to air their grievances. Some posted sarcastic remarks such as: “With #DisneyPlus, you too […]

Disney won’t share Disney+ viewership numbers

Disney’s Netflix competitor has finally launched, but the mouse house won’t follow the market leading streamer in publicly sharing viewership numbers for its original series and movies.  Netflix, while previously being cagey about viewer numbers, earlier this year pledged to be more transparent following criticism. Now, according to The Verge, content and development teams at […]

Disney+ launches in three markets

Disney’s eagerly awaited streamer, Disney+, has officially launched in the US, Canada and the Netherlands – where it had already been running a free trial since September.  The streamer will also launch in Australia and New Zealand on November 19, while other major European countries such as the UK, France and Germany will have to […]

Disney+ to exceed 100 million subs by 2025

Imminently launching streamer Disney+ is expected to reach 101 million subscribers by 2025. According to a new report from Digital TV Research, the ‘big five’ SVOD platforms are expected to have a total of 529 million global subscribers, adding 257 million subscribers between 2019-25. The analyst expects Disney+ to clearly establish itself as the third-placed […]

Disney confirms European Disney+ launch for March 31

Disney+ has finalised its roll-out in Western Europe, with plans now firmed up to debut in the UK and a handful of other markets in late March. The fledgling streamer – which will officially launch in the US, Netherlands and Canada on 12 November, and in Australia and New Zealand on 19 November – is […]

25% of Brits intend on subscribing to Disney+

A quarter of Brits plan to subscribe to Disney+ when it launches in the UK. According to a new survey carried out by ExpressVPN, 25% of UK consumers plan to subscribe to Disney’s upcoming premium streaming service. This is contrasting against just 16% who say they are planning on subscribing to Apple TV+. Almost two […]

Canal+ reportedly in talks to become exclusive distributor of Disney+ in France

French pay TV operator Canal+ is reportedly in advanced negotiations with Disney to become the exclusive distributor in France of the new Disney+ streaming service. According to digital news service La Lettre A, Disney+ will not be available in France until spring next year at the earliest the news site reports that the terms under […]

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