Tag: Disney

Disney (NYSE:DIS)’s Streaming App Will Cost ‘Significantly Less Than Netflix’ | Benzinga

Disney (NYSE:DIS)’s Streaming App Will Cost ‘Significantly Less Than Netflix’ | Benzinga

Disney’s streaming platform will cost “significantly less” than Netflix, but probably won’t be as low as the CBS Corporation All Access platform, Ryvicker said in a note. The initial pricing strategy is intended to convert Disney’s “gigantic customer base” into subscribers, the analyst said. Over time, the price will be moved higher as Disney adds […]

Attendance rides higher at Tokyo Disney Resort in first half | Nikkei Asian Review

Attendance rides higher at Tokyo Disney Resort in first half | Nikkei Asian Review

Visitors to Universal Studios Japan in Osaka likely exceeded the prior year’s record of 7 million people for the half. Attendance was driven by Minion Park, a roughly 10 billion yen ($88.7 million) facility opened in April. The new area attracts a wide range of fans from young women to families. The main attraction drew […]

How Disney Could Price Its ESPN and Disney-Branded Streaming Services | Market Realist

How Disney Could Price Its ESPN and Disney-Branded Streaming Services | Market Realist

Pricing of Disney’s streaming services According to an August 21 FierceCable report, The Walt Disney Company (DIS) could price its Disney-branded streaming service at $5 per month. In this report, MoffettNathanson analyst Michael Nathanson stated that the service could be set at this price point to encourage wider adoption. On August 8, Disney was asked about its […]

Disney will price streaming service at $5 per month, analyst says | FierceCable

Disney will price streaming service at $5 per month, analyst says | FierceCable

Disney’s upcoming branded streaming service will likely be priced around $5 per month in order to drive wider adoption, according to MoffettNathanson analyst Michael Nathanson. Nathanson said that the new Disney streaming service and the upcoming ESPN streaming service need a clear distinction. The ESPN service will likely test different prices as it prepares ESPN […]

Will Malaysia be a viable market for Disney to launch its VOD service in? | Marketing Interactive

Will Malaysia be a viable market for Disney to launch its VOD service in? | Marketing Interactive

Bala Pomaleh, current CEO of IPG Mediabrands agreed with Kumar on the cost factor, saying Disney will not likely be able to acquire a big subscriber base in the Malaysia market it were to stamp on a higher subscription fee, as compared to the local providers. Whilst he expects audiences in the VOD sector to […]

Dubai theme park operator reviews strategy as losses pile up | Arab News

Dubai theme park operator reviews strategy as losses pile up | Arab News

The company also revealed the departure of senior executives, including Klaus Assman, Stanford Pinto, Matt Priddy and Paul La France. Dubai Parks and Resorts attracted more than 1 million visits during the first six months of the year, with about 414,400 visits during the second quarter. DXBE said it was progressing well toward achieving a […]

How Will Disney Price Its New Streaming Services? (NYSE: DIS) | 24/7 Wall St.

How Will Disney Price Its New Streaming Services? (NYSE: DIS) | 24/7 Wall St.

The key word here is “distribution.” By taking control of the distribution of its own content, Disney could charge consumers what it charges pay-TV operators and still make money. It could charge consumers a higher price that is still below what a pay-TV service could charge and make even more money. But that might cause […]

Disney’s Streaming Dreams: How Disruptive Is Its New Netflix-Style Strategy, Really? | Variety

Disney’s Streaming Dreams: How Disruptive Is Its New Netflix-Style Strategy, Really? | Variety

The Mouse House is moving to cut the cord: Disney plans to launch at least two direct-to-consumer streaming subscription services, for ESPN and Disney movies and TV shows, in the next two years. But right now, it’s not clear how dramatic the change will be for Disney as a whole. More than anything, it looks […]

Disney To Launch Disney- And ESPN-Branded Streaming Services, Changing Netflix | Deadline

Disney To Launch Disney- And ESPN-Branded Streaming Services, Changing Netflix | Deadline

Look out Netflix: Disney says today that it will end its theatrical distribution deal with Netflix beginning in 2019 to feed its releases to a new Disney-branded streaming service launching that year. The company also announced that its ESPN-branded streaming service, which it had previously discussed, will launch in early 2018. “We’re going to go […]

Does Disneyland Provide A Guide To The Future Of Personalized Medicine? | Forbes

Does Disneyland Provide A Guide To The Future Of Personalized Medicine? | Forbes

Disneyland and other amusement parks often charge a high entrance price at the gate but low prices (or nothing at all) for the rides inside. In healthcare, personalized medicines often have the same two-part pricing: companion diagnostic tests are the gate, and  drug therapies are the rides. Unlike at Disneyland, however, ownership of the gate […]