Disney+ will launch in several international markets in November, Disney (DIS) confirmed on Monday.
In a press release, the company wrote that Disney+ will be available in Canada and the Netherlands on its Nov. 12 launch date, in addition to the U.S. The following week, it will roll out to Australia and New Zealand.
Disney shares ticked up 1.2% on Monday and are up 20% so far this year.
"I will have more product that will travel successfully in markets around the world that as a percentage of our total product than they will," Disney CEO Bob Iger told analysts at a recent media conference, referring to Netfiix. On Monday, Disney said it aims to launch "in most major global markets" within two years.
The $6.99 per month Disney+ subscription will include content from Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, NatGeo and others. On Disney's August earnings call, Iger announced that Disney will also offer a subscription bundle that includes Disney+, ESPN+ and ad-supported Hulu for $12.99 per month.
In addition, Disney signed global agreements to make Disney+ and the bundle available on a wide range of major platforms and devices. Those include Apple (AAPL) devices and Apple TV, Alphabet's (GOOGL) Chromecast devices and Android, Microsoft's (MSFT) Xbox One, Sony's undefined Playstation and Android-based Sony TVs and Roku (ROKU) .
Notably absent from the list were Amazon's (AMZN) Fire TV or Fire tablets. Amazon could not be reached for comment on whether any agreement is forthcoming by press time.
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