Nov 12, 2016

Hulu announces licensing deals with 21st Century Fox and The Walt Disney Company for its upcoming streaming TV service

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Hulu (Twitter: @hulu), an American subscription video on demand service announced on Tuesday that it has entered into licensing agreements with 21st Century Fox (Twitter: @21CF) and The Walt Disney Company (Twitter: @WaltDisneyComp) that gives Hulu the right to stream live and on-demand content from these production houses through its upcoming streaming TV service that is set to arrive in early 2017.

By gaining access to more than 35 networks including Fox, ABC, Fox sports, ESPN, Disney Channel and XD, Fox news, Freeform, FX, FXM, National Geographic and Nat Geo Wild, Hulu will successfully fulfil its aim to offer the most sought-after programming on television to its subscribers.

Hulu entered into a similar licensing deal with Time Warner making available Time Warner’s networks like TNT, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, Adult swin, Boomerang and Classic Movies on its live and on-demand programming.

Hulu will share the market space with already established players like Sling TV, PlayStation Vue and DirectTV Now, thereby sharing the same content making features and pricing the only factors to differentiate itself from others.



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