During the Walt Disney Company first quarter financial conference call, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced that Disney+ will launch in India on March 29th via Hotstar.
They will also be rebranding Hotstar VIP/Premium to Disney+Hotstar.
Here is what Disney CEO Bob Iger said about the deal:
We’re also excited to announce that we will be launching Disney+ in India through our Hotstar service on March 29th at the beginning of the Indian Premier League cricket season. We will be rebranding our existing Hotstar VIP and Premium subscription tiers to Disney plus Hotstar. We see this as a great opportunity to use the proven platform of Hotstar to launch the new Disney+ service in one of the most populous countries and fastest growing economies in the world.
More details to follow…