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Disney + arrives tomorrow in Italy with limited video quality for coronavirus

The announcement of the Mickey Mouse multinational arrives a few hours after the launch of the new streaming TV service that macitynet has already tried in preview in this article: Disney + arrives tomorrow March 24 in Italy and in several European countries, but it will be in limited video quality for not congesting networks in coronavirus emergency.

Disney's choice follows identical moves already made by Netflix, YouTube, Apple and even Amazon. In practice, all the main streaming television services have decided to reduce the quality of their Internet transmissions in response to an appeal by the European Union that has invited users and above all the service managers to reduce the video quality to avoid possible congestion problems. networks.

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In line with Disney's long-standing commitment to act responsibly, we are responding to the request of the European Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton to work together to ensure the smooth operation of the broadband infrastructure. In anticipation of high consumer demand for Disney +, we are proactively taking measures to reduce our overall bandwidth usage by at least 25% in all markets that launch Disney + on March 24, says Kevin Mayer, Disney president, reported by Engadget . In the coming days, we will monitor Internet congestion and work closely with Internet service providers to further reduce bitrates, if necessary, to ensure that they are not congested by consumer demand.

The invitation arrived in recent days by the European Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton. The request motivated by the huge increase in both data traffic and voice calls found in Europe following the blockages and restrictions introduced in an attempt to stem the coronavirus epidemic. Among the determining factors are the increase in smart working from home, collaboration services and video chats used by teachers and students, online games and videos.

Disney + arrives tomorrow in Italy with limited video quality for coronavirus

Recall that the new Disney + streaming TV service arrives tomorrow March 24 in Italy and other European countries: for a few hours it is still possible to subscribe for a year to the introductory offer price of 59.99 euros, in practice only 5 euros per month. For a preview of the contents and the service, please refer to our article, instead for an overview on how to see the new service on all platforms available this article.

This is, of course, a concurrent service to Apple TV, of which you can find everything at this address. Film buffs will find news and insights in the section dedicated to films in the section dedicated to the alcinemadi macitynet. All the updates on the streaming TV platforms can be found on the pages dedicated to Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Apple TV + and Disney +.