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Telefónica secures Star Wars movies in Disney deal

Telefónica and Disney have struck an agreement that will bring all of the Star Wars movies to Movistar+ subscribers in Spain. The deal, signed by Walt Disney Company Spain and Portugal CEO Simon Anselem and Movistar+ and Telefónica Spain director Ignacio Fernández Vega at the San Sebastián film festiva, will see the Spanish telco bring […]

Apple retains global brand lead

Apple was the most valuable brand of 2015 with a total brand value of US$128.3 billion (€112.8 billion), according to Brand Finance’s Global 500 ranking.  The annual report shows that last year’s top five global brands all kept their rankings in 2015, but each grew their value with number two-ranked Samsung now holding a brand […]

Hulu board talking to potential buyers

The board of US video-on-demand site Hulu has held discussions with a number of potential buyers in an effort to establish their interest in acquiring the site, according to US press reports.  The Wall Street Journal and Reuters both reported that News Corp and Walt Disney – Hulu’s joint owners along with Comcast – were […]

Walt Disney strikes download deals for France

The Walt Disney Company is to make a raft of its hit US series available for download in France one day after their US premiere. This comes as the international distribution arm of the Hollywood studio has struck a deal with a raft of platforms to make shows including Grey’s Anatomy, Castle, Body of Proof, […]