Mar 7, 2019 - Economy & Business

Disney discontinues its "vault," in anticipation of new streaming service

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Capping off Disney's signature "vault" program which limited the release of its films, Disney+ — a forthcoming streaming service — will feature Disney's full fleet of animated films, CEO Bob Iger in told investors on Thursday, according to The Verge.

Catch up quick: Disney originally instituted the practice to drive demand, often re-releasing its cartoon classics, despite fans longing for an on-demand experience.

What's next: Disney movies won’t be streamable on YouTube, Netflix or even Disney’s TV channels, only on Disney+.

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