Amazon and Disney are discussing working together on the ESPN streaming service, which might cost around $20 to $35 per month.
As per The Information, Amazon and Disney are talking about collaborating on ESPN’s streaming service. This could help ESPN stay strong in sports media despite lower TV viewership and higher costs. Amazon might offer the service on its platforms and even invest in ESPN. This could make Amazon an ally for ESPN and reduce the sports leagues’ influence.
Amazon might partner with ESPN for streaming through its video services and might invest in ESPN with a minority stake, as per reports. Disney is considering a monthly cost of $20 to $35 for the streaming version of ESPN. Amazon’s interest aligns with its focus on live sports, alongside Apple and Google, which could strengthen its presence in this market.
Disney CEO Bob Iger talked on CNBC recently. He said he’s not planning to sell ESPN but wants new partners for distribution or content. He mentioned having talks with potential partners but didn’t give details. He also extended his contract until 2026.