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NAB 2019: Will Disney+ be big minus for everyone else?


LAS VEGAS – With the Walt Disney Co. planning to launch its widely awaited subscription OTT service, Disney+, this fall, industry analysts and executives are expecting truly enchanted things from the Magic KingdomIn fact, speaking on a Streaming Summit panel at the NAB Show here last week, some industry experts said recent Wall Street forecasts for Disney+, while seemingly sky-high, may actually prove to be way too low. Most recently, for example, MoffettNathanson predicted that Disney+ will bring in 7.1 million subscribers in its first year and grow to nearly 24 million customers by the end of 2022."That number probably...