Now you won’t have to download Disney’s content from pirated websites for Disney is soon sorting that problem for you. Disney is all set to launch its streaming service namely, Disney+ in India this year.
As per a report by the Indian Express, Disney+ in India would be launched as a part of Disney’s app HotStar on March 29.
Disney CEO Robert Iger while confirming the news said:
“We’re also excited to announce that we will be launching Disney Plus in India through our Hotstar service on March 29, at the beginning of the Indian Premier League Cricket season. We will be rebranding our existing Hotstar VIP and Premium subscription tiers to Disney Plus Hotstar,” Iger said.
To note, Disney already streams several Marvel movies on Hotstar and an additional package will allow more access to Disney’s latest content to the users. This means Hotstar subscription rates may also go up in the future.
Currently Hotstar premium costs Rs. 999 per year or Rs. 299 per month respectively.
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Besides India, Disney+ will also launch in other international markets in March. On March 24, the service goes live in UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland and Austria.