Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Telefonica, Movistar, and Disney Plus to benefit from mutual partnership

Telefonica, Movistar, and Disney Plus to benefit from mutual partnership

The Walt Disney Company Iberia and Spain-based telecom Telefonica, revealed that one of the world’s leading entertainment companies, Movistar, will be their distributor for Disney Plus in Spain, in a mutual partnership – set to make its debut through Movistar’s Fusion package.

As part of a mutually beneficial agreement, Disney Plus will give Movistar customers access to a large catalogue of entertainment options like Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, to name a few. In addition to 500 movies and 300 series including “The Mandalorian” and “High School Musical,” Disney Plus will feature all products within the fusion package, which comprises of “Fusion Selection Plus Fiction,” “Total Fusion,” and “Total Fusion Plus.”

With Telefonica providing the infrastructure for Spain’s largest pay TV-SVOD service, the companies are equipped with the latest in the market, optical fibre, as well as high speed Wi-Fi, unlimited calls, connection security services, and GB sharing; helping them achieve the desired technical integration.

Movistar affirmed itself as the most diverse, well-connected, and wide-ranged entertainment provider of today. In addition to the aforementioned content, it will also offer users the beloved fiction section and six channels dedicated to cinema, as well as a wide array of sports such as NBA Basketball, Rugby, Champions League football, Formula One, and Golf.

We’re delighted to have Telefonica on board for the launch of Disney Plus” said Jan Koeppen, President of The Walt Disney Company EMEA. “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.

This union formed a strategic alliance born out of the companies’ desire for co-production and strategic partnerships, and expansion through mutual benefits. With the groundwork laid out by Telefonica, and the cooperation between Movistar Plus and Disney Plus, the companies desire to offer a “unified experience” for their customers, makes progress.