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    Disney and TIM announce exclusive wholesale deal for Disney+ in Italy


    TIM to offer broadband and Disney+ streaming service through TIMVision from 24 March, extending their long-established relationship.

    Services resulting from the multi-year deal will be offered to TIM’s existing customers and new customers bundled with fibre broadband.

    Exclusive content

    Disney+ offers content from across its entertainment brands, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic, and exclusive original programming like feature-length films, series, documentaries and short-form content made exclusively for the service.
    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.”

    Amazing stories

    Kevin Mayer, Chairman of The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer & International segment, added, “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….”