Canadian cord-cutters are about to get another streaming service option.
Disney+ is coming to Canada on November 12, in tandem with the U.S. and the Netherlands. Canadians will pay $8.99 per month or $89.99 a year.
The service will then expand into Australia and New Zealand, launching on November 19.
“Disney+ will offer fans of all ages a new way to experience the unparalleled content from the company’s iconic entertainment brands, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars National Geographic, and more, and will be available on nearly all major mobile and connected TV devices at launch with global distribution agreements in place with Apple, Google, Microsoft, Roku, and Sony,” said Disney in a news release.
U.S. residents will be able to bundle Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu for $12.99 USD. Disney (DIS) has not announced a similar package for Canadian customers yet.
Netflix (NFLX) subscribers might need to consider switching or bundling services together if they don’t want to miss out on all those Disney movies and shows. The company cancelled its licensing agreement with Netflix in August 2017, and begin pulling content.
Like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other streaming services, Disney+ will use algorithms to target viewers and will have multiple user profiles. It will also have parental controls.
Disney gave us a sneak peek into what to expect in a Twitter thread earlier this year.
Over the next two years, #DisneyPlus will launch in each major region of the world! 🌍— Disney (@Disney) April 11, 2019
Jessy Bains is a senior reporter at Yahoo Finance Canada. Follow him on Twitter @jessysbains