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Disney+ arrives on Hotstar; what next for the rebranded service?

Disney+ marks its much-awaited arrival in the crowded over-the-top (OTT) ecosystem. Wednesday morning onwards, a large part of Disney+ content catalogue has been made available on Hotstar which now comes under the umbrella of The Walt Disney Co post acquisition of 21st Century Fox.

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Disney+ stays put on subscriber guidance despite overwhelming response

MUMBAI: There was a widespread high expectation for Disney+ and the streaming service had more than 10 million sign-ups by the end of first day. Within a few months of its entry, Disney+ acquired 28.6 million paid subscribers surpassing all previous estimates. Although the media conglomerate seems...

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Disney+ launch on Hotstar during IPL 2020

MUMBAI: Come the IPL in end March 2020, and Hotstar subscribers will be able to get access to the Disney+  app which has managed to attract 28.6 million subscribers in a short period since launch last year.

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Disney starts the year with strong quarter, reports $20.86 bn revenue

MUMBAI: The Walt Disney Company (Disney) reported its first fiscal quarter earnings, the first result since the launch of its new streaming service Disney+. Beating Wall Street expectations, the company has seen a strong start by reporting $20.86 bn revenue in contrast to market expectation of $20....

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"Most of the SVOD businesses are not going to be viable" -Tubi's Farhad Massoudi

Streamers such as Netflix, Disney+, Amazon Prime, Apple Plus, HBO Max – have been capturing headlines across the world, including in India. But one service which has been growing silently – probably the first totally reliant on advertising – has been Tubi. Launched in America around five years ago...

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