The increasingly crowded field of streaming services is about to become even more fractured, as Disney has announced plans to pull its films from Netflix and launch its own streaming service in 2019, as well as a separate ESPN streaming platform due in 2018.

While Netflix has long been the reigning champion of streaming video services, that’s due largely to the one time DVD delivery service getting in on the ground floor of the streaming boom. As the media world has shifted away from reliance on traditional revenue streams, more streaming services have risen up to compete with Netflix. Amazon Prime and Hulu, in particular, have proven to be genuine threats to Netflix’s dominance.

Disney is ready to get in on the streaming action themselves. Per reports from CNBC and The Wrap, the company is preparing to launch two separate streaming services. Disney is ...

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