Disney is rolling out its direct-to-consumer advertising-free streaming platform Disney+ in the UK and Europe on 24 March, the company announced today – a week earlier than previously billed.
The entertainment giant confirmed that the service will launch in the UK as well as Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Switzerland, priced at £5.99 or €6.99 per month.
Disney+ went live in the US on 24 November and had been planned to arrive in the UK on 31 March, according to Disney’s Twitter account.
The company has hired Luke Bradley-Jones, Sky’s UK and Ireland chief marketing offficer, to launch Disney+ in Europe as senior vice-president, direct-to-consumer, and general manager, Europe and Africa. He joined Disney on 2 January.