Charter launches Disney subscription Video On Demand Service


Mumbai: Charter Communications announced that it has entered into an agreement with Disney-ABC Domestic Television to launch a subscription video on demand (SVOD) entertainment service featuring classic and contemporary movies and animated shorts from The Walt Disney Studios.

Titles will remain in rotation for about a month, with new titles added weekly. The rotating titles will have broad appeal, targeting children, teens, adults, and families. Initially, Disney Family Movies will include Honey, I Shrunk the Kids; Air Buddies; Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams; Tarzan & Jane; Geppetto and others.

"Charter is pleased to have developed this service with Disney-ABC Domestic Television and serve as their launch partner on this exciting new venture," said Charter Video Product Management senior director Maria Rothschild. "With Disney Family Movies, in addition to our VOD movie line up of new releases, blockbusters, free movies, and high definition selections, Charter is the place for movies on television."

"We are delighted to be offering a family-friendly entertainment service featuring universally treasured Disney titles to Charter’s customers," added Pay television and interactive media, Disney-ABC Domestic Television executive vice president Dan Cohen, "This unique Disney offering is the first of its kind, generating an innovative use of the SVOD technology."

Disney Family Movies can be added to Charter Digital Cable for $4.99 per month. For more information, or to order Disney Family Movies, call Charter at 1-888-GET-CHARTER (1-888-438-2427).