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Disney Content, ABC Studios' TV series Available on Telecom Italia's Multiplatform
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July 06, 2011

Disney Content, ABC Studios' TV series Available on Telecom Italia's Multiplatform

By Anshu Shrivastava, TMCnet Contributor

Telecom Italia has announced the availability of Disney (News - Alert) content and the ABC Studios’ TV series on its multiplatform Cubovision.

The Walt Disney Company Italia and Telecom Italia have also said that they are extending their partnership, allowing Telecom Italia (News - Alert) to distribute Disney and ABC Studios entertainment content through broadband TV platforms.

Telecom Italia’s IP platforms enable Disney production’s content to reach viewers effectively, and helps to foster the take-up of legal on demand services, according to company officials.

To the multiplatform Cubovision and Internet protocol television (IPTV (News - Alert)) clients, the video on demand (VoD) catalogue -- including high definition -- offers major movie blockbusters, the animated world of Disney, and the latest episodes of ABC Studios TV series including “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Desperate Housewives,” “Ghost Whisperer,” “Kyle XY,” “Dirty Sexy Money” and “8 Simple Rules.”

Company officials said that the fall season programming will see the arrival of new content starring Disney’s classic lead characters Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck in addition to host of other beloved Disney/Pixar characters.

Moreover, on demand content is subsequently added to the libraries of Cubovision, the Cubovision widget on Connected TVs and Smart TVs, Web TV at, Telecom Italia’s IPTV, and on mobile phones the new Cubovision Mobile app.

Telecom Italia offers infrastructures, platforms and services for mobile and fixed phones, internet, ICT solutions and media content.

Earlier last month, Google and Telecom Italia inked an agreement to makes it possible to watch available videos full-screen on home TVs on the multimedia device, Cubovision, using a new YouTube interface optimized for this type of viewing.

Anshu Shrivastava is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Anshu’s articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Rich Steeves

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