DISNEY+ Posts on XDA

Disney Plus is getting a price increase, ad-supported tier coming soon

Disney has announced plans to increase its Disney Plus subscription service from $7.99 to $10.99 a month. The increase results from an operating loss amounting to $1.1 billion for Q3 2022. While this might sound alarming, Disney has previously stated that the service will continue to operate at a loss until 2024. Despite its loss, the...

Disney+ won’t show ads or collect data from children on ad-supported tier

It's only been a few years since the launch of Disney+, yet the service has amassed a whopping 137 million subscribers in that short amount of time. As Disney looks towards the future, it will look to add more subscribers, through a more affordable option. While it is uncertain as to when it will arrive,...

Disney+ might soon have a cheaper plan with advertisements

Streaming services are highly competitive right now, with new services showing up on a regular basis, and several companies switching up their strategies (such as CBS All Access becoming Paramount+). The Disney+ streaming service is still relatively new, and now Disney might be planning to offer a cheaper plan with advertisements to boost subscriber numbers. The...

Disney+ Hotstar tests new mobile-only plans in India

In a bid to attract more subscribers, Netflix recently reduced the pricing of all its plans in India. You can now get Netflix's entry-level Basic plan for ₹199 per month (previously ₹499), while its mobile-only plan will set you back ₹149 per month (previously ₹199). To keep up with the competition, Disney+ Hotstar is now...

YouTube TV offers $15 one-time discount after it regains Disney access

After a brief disappearance, Disney channels are returning to YouTube TV, Google's internet TV streaming service. This comes after YouTube TV announced late last week that it had failed to strike a new deal with Disney and as a result users would lose access to ESPN, FX, and other Disney content come December 17. But...

YouTube TV will lose Disney channels on Friday and get a $15 price drop

YouTube has announced that its distribution deal with Disney will expire on Friday, December 17, and the company is yet to reach an "equitable agreement" with the latter to continue distributing its content on YouTube TV. As a result, YouTube TV will lose all Disney-owned channels once the contract expires later this week. YouTube TV recently...

Amazon Music subscribers can get a free Disney+ subscription

Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers, both new and old, will get several months of free Disney+. Old subscribers will get 3 months free, whereas new subscribers will get 6 months free when they sign up. This is one of the best ways to try out Disney+ currently, as there are no official trial programs for testing...

[Update 2: Service Resumed] Hotstar brings Disney+ content to India as “Disney+ Hotstar”

Disney is the world's largest media production house. About a year ago, it announced its entry into the online streaming business with a new cross-platform service to compete with content providers like Hulu and Netflix. Called Disney+, the service went live in November last year, offering exclusive content from Pixar, Marvel Studios, Star Wars as...

[Update 2: Now live in the US, Canada, and the Netherlands] Disney’s video streaming service brings Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and The Simpsons under the same roof for $6.99/month

Disney, the juggernaut which is synonymous with cartoons, is also the world's most valuable media company. And, it has long the vision of becoming the top online streaming service. For almost two years, the media giant has been vocal about its plans to launch three separate services dedicated to providing family-friendly TV entertainment, sports streaming,...