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Disney names new streaming service, eyes Hulu expansion

Friday 9 November 2018 | 10:07 CET | News
Disney's new streaming service will be called Disney+, the company announced in a presentation after quarterly results. The expected Netflix rival will launch in late 2019. The company is also looking at expanding the Hulu online TV service to new countries. 

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Companies: 21st Century Fox / Disney / Hulu
Countries: World
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