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Disney+ Plots Rollout Across Canada, Netherlands, Australia


The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer and international unit has revealed the global launch dates and pricing for Disney+ in Canada, the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand.

November 12 marks the beginning of the global rollout of Disney+, with plans to launch in most major markets within the first two years.

Disney+ will launch in Canada and the Netherlands in tandem with the U.S. on November 12, priced at C$8.99 per month (or C$89.99 per year) and €6.99 per month (€69.99 per year), respectively.

The following week, Disney+ will launch in Australia and New Zealand on November 19, priced at A$8.99 per month (A$89.99 per year) and NZ$9.99 per month (NZ$99.99 per year), respectively.

Global agreements have been reached with nearly all the major platforms to distribute the Disney+ app across partner mobile and connected TV devices. At launch, consumers will be able to subscribe to Disney+ directly or via in-app purchase and start streaming from the following partner platforms and devices (dependent on country): Apple (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV and fully integrated with the Apple TV app; customers can subscribe to Disney+ via in-app purchase); Google (Android phones, Android TV devices, Google Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices); Microsoft (Xbox One); Sony/Sony Interactive Entertainment (PlayStation 4 and all Android-based Sony TVs); and Roku (Roku streaming players and Roku TV models).

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