The launch of the service in several other countries in the past two weeks, including the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Switzerland, also helped generate new subscribers. to the platform. Eight of the 50 million Disney + subscribers live in India, where the service has just been launched. If you’re wondering which platform is the world leader in streaming movies and TV shows, it would be Netflix; the latter has 167 million paying subscribers worldwide. However, it took Netflix seven years to reach 50 million paying subscribers when Disney only needed five months.
Disney + is available from the App Store for iOS users and the Google Play Store for Android devices. It can also be seen on the DisneyPlus.com website. After a one week free trial, the service will cost you $ 6.99 per month or $ 69.99 for a year. Each subscription can cover up to 10 devices, four of which are allowed to use the service simultaneously. Verizon subscribers with an unlimited plan are entitled to a free year of Disney + which can be used via the My Verizon app. When Disney released its first quarter financial results in February, former CEO Bob Iger noted that Verizon customers made up 20% of Disney + subscribers.
There’s something for everyone on Disney +. The animated classic like Cinderella are here with more recent hits like Frozen II. The cartoons, sitcoms and movies you grew up with on the Disney Channel like It’s so Raven, Lizzie McGuire, Hannah Montana, and Ducktales are here. Pixar films, straight out of theaters Forward can be broadcast with the Cars and Toy story series. Older viewers will appreciate Black Panther and other Marvel movies, and remember there are many Star Wars titles, including the original Mandalorian series that presented the world to Baby Yoda. There are also quite a few National Geographic titles if you are into that sort of thing.
If you need something different to kill awhile while you’re stuck at home, check out the pricing on Disney +. Even if you’re not a Disney fan, you might be pleasantly surprised.