0
Broadband

Disney+ to launch a week earlier in Europe at EUR 7 a month

Tuesday 21 January 2020 | 11:26 CET | News
The streaming service Disney+ will launch in markets across Western Europe on 24 March, one week earlier than the 31 March date it was initially slated for release. In a statement, Disney said the platform will be rolled out to the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Switzerland at a price of GBP 5.99/EUR 6.99 a month or GBP 59.99/EUR 69.99 a year. It will eventually come to Belgium, the Nordics and Portugal in summer 2020.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Disney
Countries: Austria / France / Germany / Ireland / Italy / Spain / Switzerland / United Kingdom / Western Europe
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Sky abandons OTT service in Spain, to shut down in September

Published 23 Jul 2020 15:03 CET | Spain
Sky is shutting down its Spanish online pay-TV service on 01 September less than 3 years after the platform was launched, reports ...

ProSiebenSat1 cleared to acquire Meet Group in Germany

Published 06 Jul 2020 17:21 CET | Germany
The German Federal Cartel Office, Bundeskartellamt, has approved the planned takeover of the Meet Group by ProSiebenSat.1. ...

Disney+ passes 50 mln subscribers after launch in India, Europe

Published 09 Apr 2020 08:48 CET | World
Disney announced that its subscription streaming service Disney+ has passed 50 million paid subscribers worldwide. This comes ...

Disney+ app soon available on Samsung's Tizen smart TV platform in France

Published 25 Mar 2020 11:02 CET | France
Samsung France announced that smart TVs released from 2016 onwards will enable viewers to access the Disney+ streaming service ...

Disney+ delays launch in France to 07 April due to Covid-19

Published 23 Mar 2020 09:50 CET | France
Disney has announced on Twitter that the launch of its new streaming service Disney+ will be postponed from 24 March to 07 April ...

Facebook, Amazon, Disney to help conserve bandwidth in Europe

Published 23 Mar 2020 09:29 CET | Europe
Facebook has said it will also reduce video streaming quality on its platform and on Instagram in Europe, in the wake of similar ...

EU commissioner talks to Netflix on switch to SD video to conserve bandwidth

Published 19 Mar 2020 08:35 CET | Europe
EU Commissioner Thierry Breton said he spoke to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on ways to ensure sufficient internet capacity while ...

Half of US families with under 10s subscribing to Disney+ service - study

Published 17 Mar 2020 11:47 CET | United States
Less than 4 months after launching, Disney+ has already persuaded half (50%) of US internet users with children under 10 in their ...

Telefonica to include Disney+ in all premium Fusion plans, launches new Cine package

Published 12 Mar 2020 10:34 CET | Spain
The operator is also launching a revamped 'Cine' package on 04 April, which will now include Disney+ alongside other content. It ...

Telefonica confirms agreement to add Disney+ to Movistar+ in Spain

Published 09 Mar 2020 09:26 CET | Spain
Telefonica and the Walt Disney Company have confirmed a widely expected agreement to add the forthcoming Disney+ SVOD service to ...

Sky secures distribution deal for Disney+ in UK, Ireland

Published 03 Mar 2020 09:17 CET | United Kingdom
UK pay-TV operator Sky has confirmed a multi-year deal to offer the Disney+ SVoD service over its platform. Disney+ will be ...

Canal Plus to offer Disney+ at no extra charge with three of its packages

Published 26 Feb 2020 13:03 CET | France
French broadcaster Canal Plus announced on Twitter that Disney+, the new streaming service launching on 24 March, will be offered ...

Disney+ offers EUR 10 off annual subscriptions in Europe early access promo

Published 24 Feb 2020 09:55 CET | Europe
The streaming service Disney+ has announced an early access offer ahead of its launch in markets across Western Europe on 24 ...

Up to 7.6 million UK VoD users interested in Disney+ service - research

Published 07 Feb 2020 11:24 CET | United Kingdom
The new Disney+ streaming service has the potential to make a strong market entry in the UK, with up to 7.6 million VoD users in ...

Disney+ attracts 28.6 mln subscribers in 3 months, to launch in India through Hotstar

Published 05 Feb 2020 09:00 CET | World
The Disney+ streaming service has attracted 28.6 million paid subscribers in the three months since launch on 12 November, Disney ...

Swiss media commission calls for broadcast regulations to apply to streaming providers

Published 28 Jan 2020 17:28 CET | Switzerland
The Swiss Federal Media Commission (EMEK/Cofem) has called for existing regulations for broadcasters to be expanded to cover ...

Sky close to signing Disney+ service deal for UK homes - report

Published 28 Jan 2020 11:02 CET | United Kingdom
UK pay-TV company Sky is close to signing a multi-year deal with Disney to make the new Disney+ streaming service to customers, ...

Telefonica finalising plans to add Disney+ to Spanish offer – report

Published 24 Jan 2020 10:17 CET | Spain
Telefonica is close to finalising a deal to add the forthcoming Disney+ SVOD service to its Movistar+ pay-TV offer, according to ...

Disney+ app reaches almost 41 mln downloads in first 2 months

Published 15 Jan 2020 09:56 CET | United States
The Disney+ app was downloaded nearly 41 million times in its first two months on the market, according to data from app ...

Disney in talks to add SVOD platform to Movistar, Vodafone, Orange pay-TV offers – report

Published 02 Dec 2019 15:33 CET | Spain
Disney is in talks with Spain's leading operators Movistar (Telefonica), Orange and Vodafone to integrate its new Disney+ SVOD ...

Disney+ reaches 10 mln subscribers within two days

Published 14 Nov 2019 09:22 CET | Netherlands
Disney announced that it's new streaming service Disney+ has registered 10 million customers in just two days since its launch. ...

Disney+ stutters at launch after demand exceeds expectations

Published 13 Nov 2019 10:47 CET | United States
The Disney+ service suffered some technical problems on its first day of launch, with users reporting difficulties connecting, ...

Disney+ streaming service launches in Netherlands, US, Canada

Published 12 Nov 2019 09:50 CET | World
The new streaming service Disney+ has launched officially in the Netherlands, Canada and the US. Australia and New Zealand will ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

30 Nov Zoom Video Communications Q3 2020
30 Nov NexTV Series MENA
01 Dec Hewlett Packard Enterprise fiscal Q4
01 Dec 5G Italy
01 Dec NGON & DCI World
02 Dec FTTH Conference
02 Dec Microsoft AGM
02 Dec Telia EGM
03 Dec Marvell Technology fiscal Q3
03 Dec GCX fiscal Q2
03 Dec Liberty Latin America AGM
06 Dec Gitex Technology Week
07 Dec SIPNOC 2020
07 Dec ECOC Exhibition
::: More Calendar Items