Disney Plus commits to reducing streaming quality in Europe, delays launch in France

Disney will delay the release of its Disney Plus streaming service in France in accordance with government requests, Reuters is reporting.

The streaming service, which was supposed to launch on March 24th, will instead reportedly launch the week of April 7th, according to Disney. That’s two weeks after it was initially set, and two weeks after other European markets will get the streaming service. Disney has not said if people in other countries set to receive Disney Plus, including the UK, will face delays.

New subscribers in those regions will see a reduced quality in streaming, however, when the service launches. Disney will “lower our overall bandwidth utilization by at least 25 percent in all of the markets launching Disney Plus…

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Author: Julia Alexander