Tuesday June 2, 2020

An amazing offer, but Disney+ will need a fairy godmother to stand out

Is Disney+ he biggest streaming launch since Netflix? Yes, but it’s coming into a more crowded online-content marketplace than ever before

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
29th March, 2020
The launch of Disney+ in Ireland came was timed perfectly with the whole nation at home

The timing couldn’t have been better: the biggest streaming launch since the arrival of Netflix came right in the middle of the whole nation being stuck at home.

Disney+ has come out of the gates with an interesting offer. But in terms of new original content, it’s not exactly overflowing. There is The Mandalorian, a space Western series from the Star Wars franchise, which has been a sensation online, and not much else...

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