9 MAR 2020

MOVISTAR WILL BE DISNEY+’S STRATEGIC PARTNER IN SPAIN

The Walt Disney Company Iberia and Telefónica have announced Movistar as the “strategic distributor” for Disney+ when the streamer goes live in Spain.

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The Walt Disney Company Iberia and Telefónica have announced Movistar as the “strategic distributor” for Disney+ when the streamer goes live in Spain. The companies say that adding the new streaming service builds upon a long-standing relationship between the companies, and presents a unique opportunity for Movistar+.

“After years of a strong relationship between Telefónica and Disney, we are excited to announce this alliance,”  commented Emilio Gayo, CEO of Telefónica Spain. “Disney+ enriches the experience of Movistar customers, with exceptional storytelling from five incredible Disney brands. This agreement reinforces our strategy of always offering our customers the best original content,”  he added.

“We’re delighted to have Telefónica on board for the launch of Disney+. This marks an exciting new era of entertainment featuring premium content across our portfolio of brands, and we can’t wait for Movistar customers to experience it,”  added Jan Koeppen, President of The Walt Disney Company EMEA.

Movistar+ will soon give precise details on how Disney+ will be integrated and the exact commercial offer. However, it has confirmed that at its launch on Movistar, Disney+ will have more than 25 exclusive originals, 500 films and 300 series available on the platform. This includes content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic, as well as the new Disney+ Originals.

Disney+ enriches the experience of Movistar customers, with exceptional storytelling from five incredible Disney brands” Emilio Gayo CEO of Telefónica Spain