Movistar & Disney+ Pact in Spain


The Walt Disney Company Iberia and Telefónica have inked a deal to make Movistar the strategic distributor for Disney+’s launch in Spain.

At its launch, more than 25 exclusive originals, 500 movies and 300 series will be available on the platform. Movistar customers can enjoy Disney+ originals such as The Mandalorian, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, The World According to Jeff Goldblum and the live-action The Lady and the Tramp.

Movistar+ now adds Disney’s films and original series to its lineup of original content.

Emilio Gayo, Telefónica Spain CEO, said: “After years of a strong relationship between Telefónica and Disney, we are excited to announce this alliance. Disney+ enriches the experience of Movistar customers, with exceptional storytelling from five incredible Disney brands. This agreement reinforces our strategy of always offering our customers the best original content.”

Jan Koeppen, president of The Walt Disney Company EMEA, added: “We’re delighted to have Telefónica on board for the launch of Disney+. This marks an exciting new era of entertainment featuring premium content across our portfolio of brands, and we can’t wait for Movistar customers to experience it.”