Today, Disney+ the streaming service from The Walt Disney Company, Hisense South Africa, the number one selling Smart TV brand in South Africa and VIDAA, the leading smart TV OS powering Hisense, Toshiba, and other leading regional OEM brands, announced availability of the Disney+ streaming service in South Africa on selected Hisense VIDAA-powered Smart televisions from 06 October 2023.
On new models produced at the Hisense SA Industrial Park in South Africa, the Disney+ app will be pre-installed for seem-less streaming on Hisense TV.
On the current ‘internet connected’ Hisense Smart TV’s in consumers home there will be an update and the Disney+ app will automatically appear. The model list of these supported Smart TV’s can be found HERE.
Vivi Liu, President of Hisense South Africa comments
“We are excited, together with The Walt Disney Company, to bring Disney+ to Hisense customers. The addition of the vast library of high quality content from Disney+ will provide access to iconic entertainment through our high tech Smart TVs, for millions of our customers.”
With blockbuster films, series and exclusive Originals from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and more, Disney+ offers fans the greatest stories, all in one place, and the next few months are set to be full of entertainment.
Customers will have access to upcoming and newly released films and series, including Marvel Studios’ highly anticipated Loki Season 2, Disney and Pixar’s Elemental (the most watched movie premiere of the year on Disney+), Disney’s live-action reimagining of the studio’s Oscar®-winning animated musical classic The Little Mermaid, as well as the hit original comedy series Only Murders in the Building, with The Kardashians, The Simpsons and back seasons of Grey’s Anatomy, 9-1-1 and Black-ish.
With Disney+ Premium, users will have access to high-quality viewing, up to four concurrent streams, unlimited downloads on up to ten devices, and the ability to set up to seven different profiles, including the ability for parents to set a PIN to access age-appropriate content.
More info about Hisense
Founded in 1969 in Qingdao, China, Hisense is a global leader in consumer electronics and home appliances. With a five-decade commitment to innovation, the company has earned its place as the third-largest TV brand worldwide and holds prominent positions in markets such as China, South Africa, and Australia.
The company boasts an extensive international presence, operating 66 overseas companies and offices, along with 23 research and development centers and 34 industrial parks, all geared towards delivering top-tier products that enhance consumers’ lives.
Hisense’s South African subsidiary, established in 1996, has flourished, expanding its reach with offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town and a robust distribution network serving thousands of stores both nationally and regionally.
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