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TechnologyDisney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'

18:05  24 august  2019
18:05  24 august  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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The upcoming launch of Disney Plus on November 12 is going to finally cause me to get rid of my Quite frankly, the level of quality for its original content has gone down for me over the past couple of When Disney first announced plans to launch its own streaming service a couple of years ago, I

Disney plans to launch its Disney + streaming service with less than a fifth of the content that Netflix has, with a focus on quality over quantity . The news shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone who's been keeping an eye on Netflix 's recent efforts to expand its content library, which includes spending

ANAHEIM — Disney+’s strategy to compete against Netflix: It all comes down to one word – branding.

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Many consumers have complained that Netflix has so much content, it’s hard to navigate. But in a sneak peek at the interface for the new Disney+ streaming service, which debuts Nov. 12, Disney is relying on five distinct categories.

Consumers will see the newest offerings highlighted in five categories: Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic.

“We’re content quality over content quantity,” says Michael Paull, president of Disney Streaming Services, in an interview at the Disney D23 Fan Expo. “It’s all about our brands.”

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Netflix offers three streaming plans to meet your needs. The plan you choose will determine the number of devices you can stream Netflix on at the same Our Basic Plan lets you stream TV shows and movies from Netflix on one device at a time in standard definition (SD). This plan also lets you

Globally, Disney plans a progressive rollout worldwide over two years. The company provided a Even though all of Disney 's movies will stream exclusively on Disney Plus , the company doesn't plan to debut any How will this affect Disney stuff on Netflix ? Disney will mostly disappear from Netflix by late 2019 Presumably, that will take some of the sting out of losing these films for a limited time.

Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'© Jefferson Graham Disney+ branding

Disney acquired the massive 20th Century Fox library and studio in 2019, but the Fox logo didn’t make the cut for the branding. Instead, Disney chose National Geographic, which was owned by Fox, because he says it has a huge brand appeal for consumers.

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The streaming wars will be played out in force in the fall, as Disney looks to take on industry leader Netflix and Apple joins the party as well with its TV+ service, which is also expected to launch in November.

Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'
Disney Plus plans to take on Netflix with 'quality over quantity'

Waiting in the wings: Warner Media’s HBO Max, an add-on for HBO, is launching in the spring, along with a new service from NBC Universal.

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Disney Plus : new streaming service launched with Marvel and Star Wars spin-offsEntertainment giant to take on Netflix with Disney + platform, which will also stream The I like the quality over quantity approach! I also wonder how fast movies will show up on Disney + after being shown in the theaters.

Disney CEO Bob Iger said, "I can say that our plan on the Disney side is to price this substantially below where Netflix is. So without giving a specific price, Iger led us to believe the monthly fee will be significantly less than the .99 per month that Netflix charges for its HD quality plan that you can

Disney surprised many observers by pricing Disney+ low, at $6.99 monthly; and it is offering a bundle with Disney's ESPN+ and Hulu for $12.99 a month, a savings of $5 monthly. Netflix's most popular plan is $12.99 monthly.

A handful of original titles has been announced for Disney+, including a new Star Wars live-action series called "The Mandalorian," a series based on the "High School Musical" movie called "High School Musical the Musical the Musical" and a live-action version of the Disney classic “The Lady and the Tramp.”

Additionally, at D23, Disney announced a return of the Disney Channel series Lizzie McGuire, starring Hillary Duff, a new series with the Muppets and a live action series featuring the Star Wars character Obi-Wan Kenobi.

But Paull said the lion’s share of content will come from the Disney-owned libraries.

At D23, Disney announced that its entire library of animated classics and the entire Pixar library would be available for viewing on Disney+.

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Watch Netflix movies & TV shows online or stream right to your smart TV, game console, PC, Mac, mobile, tablet and more. Netflix is a streaming service that offers a wide variety of award-winning TV shows, movies, anime, documentaries, and more on thousands of internet-connected devices.

The Netflix effect across the entertainment business has taken root in deep and meaningful ways this year. We think pure wholesale business models for media companies will be really tough to sustain over (The answer: Disney plans to hold an investor conference specifically on the DTC business to Activision Blizzard tapped David Messinger, a former 15- plus -year veteran of CAA, as its first

Like Netflix, the service will have a “suggested for you,” section, offering movies and TV shows it thinks you’d like to watch, based on your viewing history.

"Disney has deals to get the service on Roku and Apple TV but, as of now, doesn't currently have a deal for Amazon's Fire TV Stick,"  Paull said. Disney will have more devices online by Nov. 12 and noted that Amazon currently has a deal with Disney to run its ESPN+ service on Amazon's Prime TV.

Despite featuring no Fox branding on the service, Disney+ will have the complete library of Fox's The Simpsons available for streaming.

Follow USA TODAY's Jefferson Graham (@jeffersongraham) on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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