Hanaro Telecom inks deal with Disney

MUMBAI: Korean telecom company Hanaro Telecom has signed a content deal with The Walt Disney Company to provide the latter’s movies over its HanaTV IPTV service.


Under the deal, Hanaro Telecom will gain access to Disney’s substantial pool of content data, allowing its TV subscribers to view popular Disney movies and animated films such as Pirates of the Caribbean and Finding Nemo. Details of the financial terms and contract period were not disclosed.


The deal with Disney is the latest in a series of agreements with six other major movie studios including Warner Bros., Sony Pictures and Universal Studios. Hanaro Telecom now has over 800,000 customers for its HanaTV service.