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Disney wins rights locker war, but Netflix rival still over a year away

Disney announced back in August that it was preparing a Netflix lookalike service, built around sits BAMTech technology, but the service will not come out until 2019. News reports out this week, which suggest that the rest of Hollywood is in some way joining Disney is this venture, seem to have got the wrong end of the stick. Instead this recent news is about the 3 year old service Disney Movies Anywhere. It uses its own Keychest technology to put movie into an online rights locker, when a physical version of a movie is purchased. What has happened is that Disney has perhaps had more success in the electronic sell through market than those who have relied on the rival…

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