Disney+ has gotten off to a great start by amassing more than 10 million subscribers in just one day. The streaming service was launched on November 12, 2019, and offers all your favorite shows. For the sake of comparison, Netflix has more than 158 million subscribers worldwide.
Trying to sign up for Disney+ or stream content from it and running into issues? Well, don’t blame your internet connection because the issue is with Disney’s servers. The streaming service seems to be facing some launch day woes probably due to an influx of users.
Disney’s streaming service Disney+ is now live in the United States, the Netherlands, and Canada. The service was supposed to go live at 3AM ET but Disney seems to have started the rollout a bit earlier than usual.
Disney’s streaming service is all set to debut in four countries including the U.S, Canada, Netherlands, Australia, and New Zealand. The U.S, Canada, and the Netherlands will get it on November 12th while Australia and New Zealand will get it a week later. That apart Disney+ will debut on March 31st in France, Italy, and Spain.
Verizon today announced that it will be offering its customers a one-year Disney+ subscription for free. The move likely stems from Apple’s own promotional offer in which it is offering new iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV owners a free Apple TV+ subscription for a year.
As the launch date of Disney+ is coming close, the company is revealing more details about its streaming service.
Disney today confirmed all the platforms that its upcoming Disney+ streaming service will support. The list of supported platforms includes almost all Apple devices and OSes.
Disney has already revealed that its streaming service Disney+ will launch on November 12, 2019, with a cost of $6.99/month. During its investors call earlier today, Disney’s CEO Iger further revealed that the company would be offering a $12.99 bundle comprising of Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+.
Earlier this year, Apple took the stage and announced a variety of new efforts, most of which lean heavily into subscription services. Potentially the biggest is Apple TV+, which will see Apple offering a platform for some of the biggest names in Hollywood and creation in general to bring stories to Apple device owners.