Disney CEO Bob Iger took a big step and left he Apple’s board for once and for all.
Both companies are ready to compete at the streaming level, as both prepare to launch there own streaming services.
Bob Iger resigned on Tuesday, according to a regulatory filing on Friday. Both news came on the same day, when apple announced details of the Apple TV+ service, which soon will debut on Nov. 1, ahead of Disney’s own streaming service, Disney+, which launches on Nov. 12.
Apple is far from Disney, not only it beats it, but it also undercut the Burbank entertainment giant on price, offering its service for $5 a month, versus Disney’s $7 monthly fee.
And above all the Tech giants are also offering a year of service free with the purchase of a new Apple device.
New streaming services are on its way, the end of the year is going to be up tense and full of entertainment. As new shows are coming your way.
To be honest Netflix will not be the only streaming giant, soon it will be crowded with new entrants, including WarnerMedia’s HBO Max, which is hosting a media event on Oct. 29, and Comcast’s forthcoming NBC-Universal streaming service.
Both companies Apple and Disney released a statement admiring all the efforts and work Bob Iger did, his personality. Apple CEO Tim Cook also praised him in a statement while talking to a international news magazine and Apple hailing the Disney executive as exemplary.