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Disney launching UK streaming service

Disney is launching DisneyLife, a direct-to-consumer streaming service in the UK. It rolls out next month and will give subs direct access to a raft of animated shows, TV series and movies. The Financial Times broke the news. Disney confirmed the launch plans but declined further comment. It is expected to make an official announcement confirming […]

French on-demand site launches with US movies

French operator Numericable-SFR has launched its download-to-own store, VideoStore by Numericable, giving users access to a library of about 120 films at launch. Numericable-SFR has signed deals with five Hollywood studios to secure content for the service. Prices for movies begin at €5.99 (US$4.70). Highlights include Luc Besson’s science fiction movie Lucy, which is available […]