Disney-ABC-ESPN launch Movies on Demand in Czech Republic & Slovakia

Mumbai: Disney-ABC-ESPN Television, the international TV channel and content distribution arm of The Walt Disney Company, and Kabel Plus have concluded a multi-year agreement for the launch of Walt Disney Studios movie titles on Czech and Slovakian PC video on demand service Metoo.

This new deal encompasses current and library feature titles and is in line with Disney’s strategy of working with international partners strong in the new media space to bring its content to viewers in interactive, flexible ways. It also forms part of Kabel Plus’ key growth strategy for Metoo.

With this multi-year partnership, viewers will be able to stream the latest features, plus a selection of library titles, to rent. New features in this agreement include the Disney/Pixar animation WALL-E, the latest instalment in the much-loved Narnia stories – The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian. Also available will be adventure comedy National Treasure: The Book of Secrets and There Will Be Blood.

These deals were brokered by Disney-ABC-ESPN Television manager new media distribution Vanessa Patenon working with Kabel Plus vice president Marcel Para and director content Igor Caban.

Disney-ABC-ESPN Television senior vice president new media distribution Maria Kyriacou commented: "We’re pleased to be working with Kabel Plus to expand the on demand availability of our content on PC in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, offering viewers some of the most loved features of the past year, plus a selection of library titles to catch-up on."

Para ommented: "We are satisfied with accomplished arrangement for maximizing content at our portal, and we are very pleased to be working with Disney-ABC-ESPN Television. We’re looking forward to see new Disney features at our portal, and we are hoping that our visitors will enjoy new content at metoo.cz and metoo.sk."