Disney+ to offer ad-supported subscription option

NEW YORK and BURBANK, Calif. – Disney announced today it is introducing a cheaper, ad-supported subscription option for its streaming service Disney+ in addition to its option to subscribe without ads. The ad-supported option will be available in the U.S. later this year. Details including a launch date and pricing will be announced later, according to a press release. A Disney+ spokesperson confirmed Canadians will be able to choose the ad-supported option in 2023 as part of a plan to expand access to it internationally. Disney expects the ad-supported option to help it build towards its goal of achieving 230-260...

Our industry and COVID-19

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