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Disney+ to Launch on Sky Q in the UK Later This Month

Agreement also includes a first-look window for 20th Century movies like ”Terminator: Dark Fate“

Disney and Sky have struck a multi-year deal to bring Disney+ to Sky Q in the United Kingdom and Ireland later this month, the two companies shared on Tuesday morning. As part of the deal, the Disney+ app will be available on Sky Q boxes, and the new streaming service will also be available on Sky’s Now TV in the near future.

Disney+ will launch in the U.K. and Ireland on March 24. It’s unclear if this is an exclusive agreement between Disney and Sky, but other British providers like Virgin Media and BT have not announced deals at this point.

The deal includes the first window for 20th Century movies like “Terminator: Dark Fate” and “Ford v Ferrari.”

“We’ve built a strong partnership with Disney over three decades and we’re pleased that our customers in the U.K. and Ireland can continue to enjoy their world-class content – all in one place on Sky Q,” Sky’s group chief executive, said in a statement. “This is a great start to what is set to be another stellar year for Sky – in 2020 we’ll launch new channels and genres, start building Sky Studios Elstree and we’ve got brilliant new and returning originals coming too.”

Disney+ comes to the U.K. about a half-year after it launched in the U.S. and a handful of other markets. Last month, Disney revealed the service had hit more than 28 million paying subscribers by the end of January.