Disney+ lands in Korea at monthly subscription fee of $8.4

2021.11.12 14:34:47 | 2021.11.12 14:35:25

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[Source: LG Uplus Corp.]

U.S. media giant Walt Disney Co. Friday launched its video streaming service Disney Plus in Korea, adding fuel to competition in the local over-the-top (OTT) media service market.

The service is available at 9,900 won ($8.4) a month. Subscribers can enjoy Disney’s full suite of entertainment brands including Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel, National Geographics and Star, the brand of its original content.

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LG Uplus Corp., the exclusive distributer of Disney Plus in Korea, unveiled Thursday its package program priced at monthly 24,600 won for users to enjoy both of its streaming service U+tv and Disney+.

Disney+ also released the spin-off version of Korea’s popular entertainment show “Running Man” on Friday as its original content. Walt Disney unveiled last month more than 20 original content targeted for the Asia-Pacific region, of which seven are Korean content. It said it will develop more than 50 original shows by 2023 in the region.

By Na Hyun-joon and Choi Mira

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