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Disney Plus debuts on November 17 in Latin America

First published on Twitter, the company confirmed November 17th as the official launch date in the region. While still not officially announced, Disney+ subscription in Brazil will cost BRL 29 ($5,41) per month

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  • From its international launch in November 2019 to August 2020, Disney+ reached 60.5 million paid subscribers in the countries where is available;
  • In Brazil and Mexico, viewers already use more than 2 streaming services. Disney will likely be the most serious contender to Netflix’s dominance.

A tweet published only for a few moments in the Disney Latinoamérica profile account gave the hint: Disney Plus should debut in the region on November 17th. The information was confirmed by the Brazilan profile of the company on Twitter too. In an email sent to LABS, the company confirmed November 17th as the official launch date for both Brazil and Latin America.

In Brazil and Mexico, viewers already use more than 2 streaming services. Disney will likely be the most serious contender to Netflix‘s dominance, but HBO is prioritizing its sizeable regional base.

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While still not officially announced by the company, Disney+ subscription in Brazil will cost BRL 29 ($5,41) per month, according to Guia Disney Plus Brasil. From its international launch in November 2019 to August 2020, Disney+ reached 60.5 million paid subscribers in the countries where is available.

Last week, Diego Lerner, president of The Walt Disney Company Latin America, said that content from all its brands will be “exclusively” on Disney+.

“From its launch in Latin America, Disney + will become the first and only streaming access option with the exclusive presence of cinema content from all our brands. Disney + will also be the only platform to offer unlimited and permanent access to the full catalog of all Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars films for its subscribers,” said Lerner.