Disney+ launches in India on April 3

Following something of a last-minute pause, Disney will push ahead with the launch of Disney+ in India on April 3. The streamer was meant to launch on March 29 to coincide with the start of the 2020 IPL season, but its rollout was ‘briefly paused’ as the league was put on an indefinite holding pattern. […]

Top Disney execs to take pay cuts amid coronavirus 

Disney has confirmed that its top execs will take a pay cut during the coronavirus pandemic, with new CEO Bob Chapek and executive chairman Bob Iger taking the largest reduction. In a memo sent to staff on Monday, Chapek said that he will reduce his salary by 50% while Iger will forego his US$3 million […]

Parrot Analytics: The Mandalorian top for France

Bounty hunting may be a complicated profession, but there’s nothing complicated about The Mandalorian’s continued dominance in Parrot Analytics’’ originals in-demand chart for the week ending March 22 in France. Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on the application of artificial intelligence to expressions of demand across […]

Disney+ gets off to hot start in Europe with over five million downloads in first day

The Disney+ app attracted over five million downloads in its first 24 hours of availability across Europe claims third-party figures. According to App Annie, which measures and monitors app downloads, the app was downloaded millions of times across the UK, Ireland, Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain and Switzerland – with the French rollout delayed until April […]

Disney+ on Sony Bravia Android TVs

Disney+ is now available on select Sony Bravia Android TVs in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria, and Switzerland. Via the Disney+ application, users can access the subscription-based streaming service directly which requires a subscription. A number of Sony Bravia TVs support the Dolby Vision HDR format ahd Dolby Atmos sound. brings space and […]

Disney pauses Indian rollout as coronavirus delays IPL season

Despite seeing successful launches in a number of European countries, Disney has postponed the launch of Disney+ in India.  The service was initially set to launch in the country on March 29 via Disney-owned Hotstar, but a spokesperson has confirmed that the rollout has been ‘briefly paused’. The launch was meant to coincide with the […]

Disney+ launches across Europe

Disney’s long-awaited streamer Disney+ has launched across Europe, albeit with a delayed release in France.  The SVOD launches with over 500 films and more than 350 series. Films range from animated classic movies like Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Cinderella to modern blockbusters such as Avengers: Endgame and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. […]

Disney postpones French Disney+ rollout as major streamers agree to reduce bandwidth usage

The roll-out of Disney+ has been delayed across France in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, following a request from the country’s government concerned about the increasing strain on broadband services. The much-anticipated service had been due to launch in France on 24 March, in line with numerous other European countries including Ireland, the UK, […]

Disney confirms move to release Disney+ originals one week at a time in Europe

Disney has confirmed the release strategy of its originals on Disney+ ahead of the streamer’s European debut on March 24. As widely speculated, Disney+ originals will have one episode available at launch with new episodes released weekly and available on the service every Friday at 8am. Two noteworthy exceptions to this are flagship Star Wars […]

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