Disney wants to own a bigger piece of the streaming pie [and] plans to launch a branded direct-to-consumer streaming service in 2019 starting in the U.S. and expanding globally.
What about Disney movies on Netflix?
Movies to be removed include Disney as well as Pixar’s titles, according to Iger. Netflix said Disney movies will be available through the end of 2018 on its platform.
So, no big changes yet, but the handwriting is on the wall. Streaming media and applications as channels. How does Disney plan to run their own show?
Disney is buying a majority ownership of BAM Tech for $1.58 billion. Disney bought a 33 percent stake in the company, which was spun off from digital media company MLB Advanced Media.
The MLB media company is the best, but I’m still waiting for Apple TV to have a cable TV-like experience.