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[15 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Releases More Live T.V. Apps for Comcast Subscribers

In late May, The Walt Disney Co. announced plans for a mobile app that would enable Comcast subscribers to watch Disney Channel on the go. Now this app, along with two additional apps, have been released and available to consumers.
These new mobile apps are not available to those who are not currently subscribed to Comcast, and can only be purchased as a bundle. Additionally, these mobile apps can only be purchased by subscribers who pay for bundles of channels together on a monthly plan.
Similar to Disney’s WatchESPN application, the new …

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[31 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Channel Going Mobile

The Walt Disney Co. has plans to launch a mobile app that will allow Comcast Corp subscribers to watch Disney Channel on the go, sources say.
Disney CEO Robert Iger says the app will be made available as early as next week and will work similar to the company’s WatchESPN service. At first, this app will only be available to Comcast subscribers who will have to be “authenticated” in order to watch Disney Channel on their mobile devices.
Iger also mentioned that the company plans to create other apps that would allow …

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[17 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney Junior to Replace ABC’s SOAPNet Eventually

CORRECTION:  Since this story was published, DisZine has been contacted by ABC Daytime and SOAPnet, who offered clarification on the transition of channels carrying SOAPnet to Disney Junior.  According to Publicity Director Mitch Messinger, SOAPnet and Disney Junior will run concurrently until SOAPnet is no longer available.  “SOAPnet will remain available for an undetermined period of time as additional carriage deals for Disney Junior are finalized with distributors,” a spokesperson has said.  Many thanks to Mr. Messinger for reaching out to DisZine with this helpful information.
Last week, we told you …