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Disney forms international content group, Rebecca Campbell to lead

Mumbai: The Walt Disney Company is creating a new hub for international content under the direction of international content and operations chairman Rebecca Campbell. The company is also making several key executive appointments to its media and entertainment distribution segment under the...

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Joe Earley becomes Hulu's new president

Mumbai: Disney has announced the appointment of Joe Earley as president of streaming service platform - Hulu. He previously served as executive VP of marketing and operations at Disney Plus and is headed to its sister service after joining the media company in 2019. Earley succeeds former Hulu...

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Disney Plus subscriber growth decelerates with 2.1 mn additions in Q4 2021

Mumbai: Disney Plus added 2.1 million subscribers in the fourth quarter 2021 much lower compared to the previous quarter where it added over 12 million subscribers. The streaming service saw subscriber growth in domestic and international markets except in India (Disney Plus Hotstar) where the...

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Disney to phase out Hotstar US operations by 2022: Report

Mumbai: The Walt Disney Company plans to phase out Hotstar operations in the US by late 2022, according to a report by Deadline. All sports-related programming on Hotstar including the Indian Premier League will be streamed on ESPN+ going forward. ESPN+ will acquire all the cricket rights owned by...

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Disney+ paid subs hit 103.6 mn, Disney+Hotstar accounts for around $34.5 mn subs

With a higher-than-ever growth of streaming services in the last year, The Walt Disney Co.’s (Disney) direct-to-consumer venture Disney+ has also grown quickly to surpass 100 million subscribers.

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