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Disney+ to Launch in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and the UK on March 31, 2020

Friday November 8, 2019 12:35 am PST by
Disney+ is coming to Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom on March 31, about four months after it launches in the U.S. on November 12. Disney CEO Bob Iger announced the launch date for the European markets yesterday during an earnings call, the same day it was revealed that the streaming service would be available on Amazon Fire TV streaming devices. Disney+ will also...
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Netflix CEO Says Apple TV+ and Disney+ Will Create 'A Whole New World' of 'Tough Competition'

Friday September 20, 2019 8:36 am PDT by
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings recently discussed what he thinks about the upcoming launch of new rivals Apple TV+ and Disney+, as well as Netflix's plans to retain subscriber interest after their launches (via Variety). According to Hastings, "it's a whole new world starting in November," referring to the November 1 launch of ‌Apple TV+‌ and November 12 launch of Disney+. The CEO said that it...
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Disney+ Will Offer up to Four Simultaneous Streams and 4K Content for $6.99 a Month

Saturday August 24, 2019 2:28 am PDT by
Disney's annual D23 Expo kicked off in Anaheim on Friday, and the company has revealed more details about its upcoming streaming service, Disney+. According to CNET, Disney+ will cost $6.99 a month and give subscribers the ability stream up to four devices at the same time, with high-definition 4K content included at no extra cost. That will make it highly competitive with Netflix,...
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Disney Confirms Disney+ Coming to iOS and tvOS on Launch Day, Will Support Apple's TV App

Monday August 19, 2019 6:32 am PDT by
After offering a look at its upcoming streaming service Disney+, and announcing a bundle with ESPN+ and Hulu, Disney today confirmed the devices that will support Disney+ at launch. For Apple device owners, this means that you'll be able to stream Disney+ video on Apple TV (tvOS-supported models), iPad, and iPhone on launch day (via The Verge). The rest of the full launch lineup for...
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Disney Announces Upcoming Disney+, ESPN+ and Ad-Supported Hulu Streaming Bundle Priced at $12.99 Per Month

Tuesday August 6, 2019 2:09 pm PDT by
During Disney's earnings call this afternoon, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced that an upcoming streaming bundle that includes access to Disney+, ESPN+, and ad-supported Hulu will be priced at $12.99 per month. The upcoming bundle will be available in the United States starting on November 12, which is the same date that the Disney+ streaming service is set to launch. Disney earlier this...
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Netflix Not Concerned With New Streaming Services Coming From Apple and Disney

Tuesday April 16, 2019 2:00 pm PDT by
Netflix isn't worried about the upcoming Disney+ and Apple TV+ streaming services from Disney and Apple, respectively, the company said today in its Q1 2019 earnings report. [PDF] In the document, Netflix says that it's "excited" to compete with Apple and Disney, and that it does not feel that the new services will affect Netflix's growth because of the "differing nature" of the content...
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Disney Offers First Look at Upcoming Disney+ App, Launching in November for $6.99 Per Month [Update: Will Be Available on Apple Devices]

Thursday April 11, 2019 4:50 pm PDT by
Disney today shared a first look at its upcoming Disney+ streaming service, providing new details on how it will work and what features will be included. The dedicated Disney+ app, which will house Disney+ content, looks rather similar to other streaming television apps, such as Apple's own TV app and Netflix. The screenshot shared by Disney CEO Bob Iger features a dark interface with...
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Disney+ Streaming Platform to Host Entire Disney Motion Picture Library

Friday March 8, 2019 2:36 am PST by
Disney CEO Bob Iger has shared additional details on the company's upcoming Disney+ streaming service, which will compete with Apple's forthcoming digital video platform. Speaking to shareholders on Thursday, Iger said the Disney service will offer subscribers "the entire Disney motion picture library," and will signal the end of the so-called "Disney Vault". The service, which I mentioned ...