ESPN has strong quarter as D2C shift and strategic partner loom

(Laurens Lindhout/Soccrates/Getty Images)
(Laurens Lindhout/Soccrates/Getty Images)

Disney is still searching for a strategic partner for ESPN and is fully set on taking the sports property entirely direct-to-consumer as it posted an operating income increase of 16 per cent to $987m (€922m) in its fiscal fourth quarter that ended on September 30.

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