Disney+ Streaming Service Faces Test When Verizon Freebies End [Bloomberg]

Disney+ Streaming Service Faces Test When Verizon Freebies End [Bloomberg]

By Christopher Palmeri and Scott Moritz

October 1, 2020 | Walt Disney Co.’s new streaming service gets its first big test of subscriber loyalty next month, when a free trial with Verizon Communications Inc. starts to expire.

Beginning Nov. 12, many of Verizon’s Disney+ customers will face a choice. They can starting paying $7 a month for the service, they can upgrade to $80- or $90-a-month wireless plans that include Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu at no additional cost, or they can cancel Disney+ altogether.

Both Disney and Verizon have a lot riding on their partnership.

Read more on Bloomberg.

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