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Disney launching over-the-top Disney Parks app on Samsung, LG TVs

Walt Disney Co. plans to rely mostly on Internet-connected TVs from Samsung and LG to distribute a new Disney Parks app that is designed to promote Walt Disney World, Disneyland and other resorts.

Apple TV launches ACC Sports college network

Less than three weeks after Apple announced that it would join Roku in distributing 15 college networks from ESPN through over-the-top devices, the tech giant launched a network from the Atlantic Coast Conference on its Apple TV set-top.

DirecTV in discussions with Disney for OTT deal

DirecTV is following the lead of competitor Dish Network and is in discussions with Walt Disney Co. to deliver Disney content such as ESPN, the Disney Channel and ABC to customers via an over-the-top Internet-based product.

Disney deal gives Dish an edge in OTT space

Dish Network's carriage deal with Walt Disney Co. inked earlier this week gives it the right to deliver ESPN, the Disney Channel, ABC and other content via an over-the-top service that the company plans to launch soon. Many consider this to be a groundbreaking deal that will set Dish up as a leader in the OTT space. 

Dish Network scores rights to launch ESPN, Disney on OTT service

Walt Disney Co. said late Monday that it signed a carriage deal with Dish Network  making it the first pay-TV provider to land rights to deliver ESPN, Disney Channel and other networks through an over-the-top pay TV service.

Oscars streamed less than perfectly for TV Everywhere users, Aereo subs

Many would-be online viewers of the Academy Awards encountered problems Sunday, according to multiple reports. The technical problems were the latest in a series of online-video service issues to surface in recent weeks.

Disney introduces new online movie service

The Disney Movies Anywhere service for PCs and iOS requires an iTunes account now, but in the future Disney expects to work with other "provider partners."

AT&T completes Disney DAS and small cell rollouts

Even an overgrown mouse working as a sorcerer's apprentice can be challenged to deliver better wireless service at an expansive theme park. So AT&T has worked its magic to improve communications across several Disney properties in the United States.

Hulu content acquisition spree continues

Hulu executives recently promised to put more money into developing and acquiring TV shows for the site and in the last week, they've been delivering.

Ad growth, carriage fee increases net gains for major content providers

Disney, Time Warner, Viacom, Fox, NBC Universal and CBS have all seen gains from ad growth and carriage fee negotiations, according to The Hollywood Reporter.