Disney-ABC-ESPN Television signs VoD deal with Portugal’s Sonaecom

MUMBAI: Disney-ABC-ESPN Television, the international TV channel and content distribution arm of The Walt Disney Company, and Portugal based Sonaecom have concluded a transactional video on demand agreement for current and library features for the Portuguese telco’s Clix SmarTV IPTV service.

With this multi-year deal, viewers will be able to stream the latest features, plus a selection of library titles, to rent. New features in this agreement include the critically acclaimed Disney/Pixar animation “WALL-E,” “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian” and There Will Be Blood.


This deal was concluded by Disney-ABC-ESPN Television manager new media distribution Karen Wrankmore, Disney-ABC-ESPN Television manager programme distribution Marta Ezpeleta, and Sonaecom IPTV marketing director Susana Barbato.


Disney-ABC-ESPN Television SVP new media distribution Maria Kyriacou commented, “This deal is in line with our focus on working with select new media platforms to expand international distribution of our content, bringing it to viewers in flexible ways, and will offer Clix SmartTV customers easy, on-demand access to some of the most talked-about features of this year.”


Barbato said, “the deal will contribute to our strategy of building a diversified and quality driven, on-demand product which will satisfy consumer needs and trends of personalisation and control, by giving them the content they need, when they need it and where they need it.”

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