Disney is set to officially rebrand Hotstar into Disney+ Hotstar in India on Friday April 3rd.  It had originally been scheduled to launch in India on March 29th, but was pushed back due to coronavirus concerns with the Indian Premier League cricket tournament being delayed. Here is the official details: With the Indian launch of […]

Disney has announced that it will be delaying the launch of Disney+ in India. It was due to launch on March 29th but due to the Coronavirus. Uday Shankar, president of The Walt Disney Company APAC and chairman of Star & Disney India, said in a statement: “We recently announced that Disney+ would launch in […]

Disney+ has launched in India, two weeks earlier than scheduled, with the Hotstar app being updated to new branding called, Disney+ Hotstar. There hasn’t yet been a change to premium subscription plans, with both the Hotstar Premium and Hotstar VIP subscriptions still available. The Disney+ Hotstar Premium subscription costs Rs 299 per month (around $4) […]

Disney want to set up their new streaming service, Disney+, to be a global powerhouse and one of the biggest advantages from the recent purchase of 21st Century Fox, was the addition of Hotstar, a huge streaming and digital platform that has over 300 users in India.  And that install base is why Disney is […]

During last weeks Investor Day presentation, Disney gave details on the core streaming platforms, ESPN+, Hulu, Disney+ and HotStar. Uday Shankar, who is the president of the Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific and chairman of Star and Disney India, spoke about Disney’s newest addition of HotStar, following the purchase of 21st Century Fox. “Hunger for […]