Exclusive Netflix-Disney deal in the Netherlands

NetflixNetflix has agreed an deal with Disney for the studio’s film titles. The agreement gives the Dutch Netflix exclusive subscription VOD rights to the features from next year.

The deal covers live-action and animated movies from Disney and Pixar and titles include Marvel’s The Avengers, Monsters University and The Lone Ranger.

Netflix in the Netherlands already has a content deal with Disney for features and series and the agreement announced today builds on that and gives the streaming service an exclusive window.

Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos. “We are thrilled to be bringing our Dutch members such a fantastic mix of Disney content and to be the exclusive premium pay TV home to new films, beginning in 2014.”

Catherine Powell, senior VP & GM, Disney Media Distribution, EMEA said: “Working with Netflix gives us the perfect opportunity to offer their members in the Netherlands a superb variety of Disney movies through a high quality and convenient viewing experience.”

The Dutch version of Netflix rolled out in September and a monthly subscription costs €7.99.

Disney and Netflix have deals in place in various other territories including the US, where the SVOD service is based.


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