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Disney's Iger Says ESPN Could Sell Direct To Consumer, But Not In Next Five Years

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 28 / 15

Disney Chair & CEO Bob Iger yesterday said that he sees ESPN as a media property that "could be eventually sold directly to consumers like Time Warner's HBO, but not in the next five years," according to Matthew Belvedere of CNBC.com. Iger: "If we end up seeing more erosion in the so-called mult...

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