Disney+ subscription service launches in late 2019

Posted On: Nov 9, 2018   |   Posted By: iMore

Disney+ subscription service launches in late 2019

After years of rumors and pixie-dust-fueled pipe dreams, Disney is finally ready to make its move in media subscriptions.
If you're a Disney fan, you know that trying to find its movies and TV shows online has been something of a quagmire. Some are on Netflix, some are on Hulu, some are on STARZ, some are only accessible with a cable subscription, and some are only available if you outright purchase them. It's a hot mess, and Disney knows that better than anyone. For years, Disney has been formulating its strategies, its content deals, and its development teams with the goal of gathering all of Disney's content into one single subscription. We now have a name - and a launch window - for that subscription service: Disney+ .
Disney CEO Bob Iger told investors the news during the company's earnings call that the long-awaited subscription will be called Disney+, which will be launching in late 2019. This timeline makes sense - we already knew that Disney will be pulling its content from Netflix in 2019 - and the...

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