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Disney Strikes Multi-Year Deal With AT&T U-verse

The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday it has struck a long-term distribution agreement with ATT U-verse, which will deliver Disney’s sports, news and entertainment content to the telecom company’s TV customers, be it on television screens, computers, gaming consoles or tablets.

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In total, 70 services are included in the new arrangement, including ABC, ESPN 3D, an upcoming ABC-Univision joint venture, the Disney Channel, Disney XD and 10 HD channels.

“The renewal agreement enhances the multichannel¬†business model and supports the companies’ mutual goal to deliver the best video content to customers across multiple platforms,” Disney said in a release Tuesday.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, though Disney said it will last multiple years.

The deal includes expanded rights for VOD

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