Movie studios join Disney-led service to link digital purchases

From Reuters - October 11, 2017

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Five Hollywood film studios have joined together to offer a new service designed to make it easier for consumers to collect digital movies that they can watch at home or on mobile devices, the studios said in a statement on Wednesday.

The Movies Anywhere service was developed by Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) to provide a single app and website where customers can find movies they have purchased from a variety of retailers.

Comcast Corps (CMCSA.O) Universal Pictures, Time Warner Incs (TWX.N) Warner Bros, Twenty-First Century Fox Incs (FOXA.O) 20th Century Fox and Sony Corps (6758.T) Sony Pictures Entertainment have signed on to the effort, the statement said.


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