Apple is acquiring older movies and shows for its TV+ streaming service, aiming to build a back catalogue of content that can better stack up against the huge library available on Netflix.
The media ecosystem is undergoing a massive change as streaming video looks to extend its recent dominance over traditional distribution, according to research firm MoffettNathanson.
Walt Disney’s much-anticipated debut of its new streaming video service was marred by technical glitches and crashes for some users, though it still stirred excitement online.
Disney has raised the curtain on a hotly anticipated video streaming service.
Media giants are realising what Netflix already knows: streaming is expensive.
Comcast won a bidding war for Sky with a $39-billion offer for Europe’s largest satellite broadcaster, staving off rivals 21st Century Fox and Walt Disney to extend the US cable giant’s empire abroad.
Walt Disney Co has agreed to a $52.4bn deal to acquire much of the global empire that media baron Rupert Murdoch assembled over three decades, from a fabled Hollywood studio to Europe’s largest satellite-TV provider to