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Disney+ £1.99 introductory offer

Ahead of Disney+ Day on September 8th, Disney has announced that from September 8th at 5am through to September 19th, new and returning UK subscribers can get one month of Disney+ for £1.99. Disney+ stopped offering free trials back in summer 2020. A regular subscription now costs £7.99 in the UK. The Disney+ Day celebration […]

September 7, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Tron turning 40 on Disney+

July 9th marks 40 years since the iconic Tron movie was first released in cinemas. The fan-favourite film, along with its sequel Tron: Legacy (2010), and spin-off animated series Tron: Uprising all are available to stream on Disney+ for those seeking to celebrate the anniversary. The Tron films were truly revolutionary in the history of […]

July 5, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Disney+ adds another 11.8m subs

Disney+ has continued to defy expectations with the SVoD service adding 11.8 million subscribers in the last quarter of 2021, taking the total to 129.8 million globally. Disney CEO Bob Chapek predicted the service will have 230 million to 260 million subscribers by 2024. Overall, the company’s revenues increased by 34 per cent year-on-year to […]

February 10, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Disney+ subs growth slows in Q4

The Walt Disney Company has reported earnings for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 2nd 2021. Full company revenue was as $18.53 billion (€16.17bn), whilst Disney+, its SVoD platform that has been a beacon throughout the pandemic, saw customer growth slow, but still added 2.1 million subscribers to reach a global total of […]

November 11, 2021

Disney+ 73m global subs

In reporting its Q4 numbers, Disney has revealed that, a year after its launch, the Disney+ streaming platform has attracted 73.7 million subscribers. The service has performed beyond expectations – Disney’s aim at launch was to reach 60 million to 90 million subscriptions by 2024. The success of Disney+ can largely be attributed to the […]

November 13, 2020

Report: Disney hires show shift to DTC

The Walt Disney Company’s recent hiring trend shows a shift to Disney+, its SVoD platform, and retail stores to offset the impact of Covid-19 on its theme park business. Hiring remains strong in the media networks, direct-to-consumer (DTC) and

October 30, 2020

Disney+ 60.5m subs as parks crater

Disney CEO Bob Chapek has revealed that the company’s SVoD platform, Disney+, now has 60.5 million global subscribers. It is now in the 60 million – 90 million range that it originally told investors it would get to by 2024. Disney+ debuted in November of last year. The company previously announced in April that the […]

August 5, 2020