Disney Plus Increases UK Bit Rates to Match the USA

Mark Heath photoThe great news is that Disney has substantially improved its bit rates to match its US streaming service and Disney Plus now looks and sounds much better in the UK. The images shown are photographs taken of a Sony 77-inch OLED TV. In general, the higher the bit rate used, the better the picture and sound quality achieved. You can read my full review on my Increase Broadband Speed site here:

Disney Plus in the UK Finally Matches Bit Rates in the USA

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There is some way to go, however, to match the quality offered by Apple with its iTunes and Apple TV+ services. They deliver bit rates 50% higher than Disney Plus and Netflix, as shown in the figure below.

Figure: Bit rate comparisons of Netflix, Disney Plus and Apple TV (for the best Ultra HD content)

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