Disney+ Streaming Service Coming to Italy, through TIM Vision on March 24th
The Walt Disney Company Italia and TIM announce a multi-year deal that builds upon an existing long-term relationship between the two companies. TIM will be the exclusive wholesale distributor of Disney+ in Italy through TIMVision. Starting from March 24, Disney+ will be offered to TIM’s new and existing customers in bundle with fiber packages
TIM’s CEO, Luigi Gubitosi, stated: “We are proud that Disney has chosen TIM as its strategic partner in Italy. This agreement comes within the strategy adopted by TIM to pursue alliances with major international players in various segments, to offer cutting-edge products and services. Adding Disney+ gives a major boost to the strategy of TIMVision as Italy’s leading aggregator of premium content in the Italian Tv industry, in a context where convergence between telecommunications and content will play an increasingly key role in the group’s future, thanks to the development of ultrabroadband and 5G.”
Added Kevin Mayer, Chairman of The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer & International segment, “We’re delighted to count TIM among our launch partners and look forward to bringing their customers all of the amazing storytelling available on Disney+. We’ve created a unique experience geared toward our fans in Italy, who have a long-standing special affinity for Disney and the exceptional brands that make up our portfolio.”
Disney+ offers fans of all ages a new way to experience the unparalleled content from the company’s iconic entertainment brands, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic, as well as exclusive original programming including feature-length films, series, documentaries, and short-form content made exclusively for the service.