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Disney debuts Disney+ in US at USD 6.99, with aim of going global within 2 years

Friday 12 April 2019 | 09:01 CET | News
Disney will be launching its new Disney+ streaming service first in the US on 12 November, priced at USD 6.99 per month. The company will then quickly expand the subscription VOD service worldwide, with the goal of covering nearly all major regions within the coming two years. The plans were announced during the company's Investor Day. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Disney / National Geographic
Countries: World
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