FT wrote:Walt Disney will launch a standalone ESPN sports streaming subscription next year and a separate video service for its films in 2019, neither of which will require a pay-television subscription.
https://www.ft.com/content/e85d04fb-f1f ... 3e26329748
The Verge wrote:Disney will end its distribution deal with Netflix and launch its own streaming service, the company announced today. It intends to launch the service in 2019.
The Disney-branded streaming service will be the “exclusive home in the US for subscription-video-on-demand viewing,” and will kick off with films including Toy Story 4 and the sequel to Frozen. “Original movies, TV shows, [and] short-form content” will be added to the service, and it’ll be filled out with older movies from Disney and Pixar’s catalog and shows from Disney’s TV channels.
https://www.theverge.com/2017/8/8/16115 ... tflix-deal
Good job there's no contracts any more as it looks like there's going to be a lot of jumping between providers every month, which has its positives and negatives. If you're a TV hog, all these streaming services will probably work out more expensive than Sky satellite. I don't know how long Sky has Disney locked in over here.