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Docomo offers Disney content in preparation for 5G era

Subscribers in Japan getting access to Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm movies

BARCELONA, Spain -- U.S. entertainment group Walt Disney and Japanese wireless carrier NTT Docomo will debut a video-streaming service in Japan next month, the latest tie-up between a media company and a telecom business ahead of the introduction of ultrafast 5G data service.

Docomo subscribers will gain access to a wide variety of content. This will be the first service in Japan to offer the latest titles of four Disney studios: Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm.

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