Pact expands on-demand, authenticated service
3D, ESPN Goal Line, ESPN Buzzer Beater, Disney Junior and the upcoming ABC News/Univision Joint Venture, a 24-hour network for English-dominant and bilingual Hispanics. Some 70 services are covered including: ABC, ABC Family, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, ESPN and its offshoots and retransmission consent for ABC-owned stations. WATCH sites and apps offer more access to live and video-on-demand content, both in-home and out-of-home. “We’re proud to deliver more Disney content and services to U-verse customers across the screens they watch most,” said Jeff Weber, President of Content and Advertising Sales, AT&T Home Solutions. “Our U-verse customers expect access to content when they want it, where they want it, and this renewal gives them more value and access to a variety of live and on demand content in and outside the home.” David Preschlack, executive vp for Affiliate Sales and Marketing, Disney & ESPN Networks Group, said the renewal is the Mouse’s seventh top ten distributor agreement in just over two years.
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