Disney and Amazon in Talks About ESPN Streaming Partnership: Report


Amazon is in early talks with Walt Disney about working on the streaming version of ESPN it’s developing, while also potentially taking a minority stake in the sports network, the Information reported Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Disney and ESPN are still in the process of determining an appropriate price for the new service, the report said.

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Disney CEO Bob Iger has said he wants to keep ESPN and look for strategic partners.
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Amazon is reportedly discussing a streaming version of ESPN with Disney.
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ESPN is considering charging between $20 and $35 per month for the new streaming service.

ESPN is considering charging between $20 and $35 a month for the new streaming service, which could make it the most expensive streaming service in the US, the report said.

Amazon.com, Walt Disney and ESPN did not immediately respond to Reuters’ requests for comment.

In July, Disney CEO Robert Iger told CNBC that his company wants to keep ESPN and look for strategic partners to form a joint venture or buy a stake in the sports network to bring it directly to consumers. .

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