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Disney+ Sees Drop in Daily Active Users Just Seven Days After S. Korean Launch

Disney+ Sees Drop in Daily Active Users Just Seven Days After S. Korean Launch

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of users for Disney+, the flagship streaming service of U.S. media giant Walt Disney Co., is showing a downward trend after its launch in South Korea, due primarily to criticism over the quality of its captions and a lower user convenience compared to its competitors. Disney+’s daily [...]

Disney+ to Unveil ‘Running Man’ Spinoff Later This Year

Disney+ to Unveil ‘Running Man’ Spinoff Later This Year

SEOUL, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — “Outrun by Running Man,” a spinoff of popular South Korean television show “Running Man,” will be released later this year as Disney+’s first Korean-language original, the streamer said Thursday. Disney+, a content streaming service from Walt Disney Co., said the show will be available within this year on its [...]

S. Korean Streaming Market Faces Fiercer Competition as Disney+ Set to Join

S. Korean Streaming Market Faces Fiercer Competition as Disney+ Set to Join

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — While the market presence of Netflix in South Korea has recently been buoyed by the worldwide success of “Squid Game,” other big-name global and homegrown streamers, like Disney+ and Tving, have been rolling up their sleeves to shake up the landscape of the local streaming service market. Since its [...]