Disney has garnered approximately eight million paid subscribers for its Disney+Hotstar video-streaming service in India. Disney now has surpassed the 50 million mark for paid subscribers globally. Disney+ went live on April 3, 2020, in India, where it is offered in conjunction with the existing Hotstar service, and already accounts for approximately eight million of Disney+’s 50 million paid subscribers.
Disney launched its streaming service in India, offering three different subscription plans – Disney+Hotstar VIP, Disney+Hotstar Premium, and an ad-supported basic tier. The existing customers of the streaming service had been automatically upgraded to their respective new subscription plan.