Wed. Nov 13th, 2019

Disney to launch streaming service in Canada, The Netherlands along with U.S. on Nov. 12

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The Walt Disney Co.

DIS, +1.33%

said Monday it will launch its new streaming service Disney+ in Canada and The Netherlands on the same day, Nov. 12, as the U.S., followed on Nov. 12 by Australia and New Zealand. The company said the service will be priced at C$8.99 ($6.75) a month in Canada, or C$89.99 a year. It will be priced at 6.99 euros ($7.75) a month in the Netherlands or €69.99 a year. In Australia, the service will cost AUD$8.99 ($6.09) a month of AUD$89.99 a year, and in New Zealand, it will cost NZD$9.99 ($6.41) a month or NZD$99.99 a year. In the U.S. the company will offer a bundled product of Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for just $12.99 a month. Shares were up 1.3% Monday and have gained 25% in 2019, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average

DJIA, +1.08%

has gained 12% and the S&P 500

SPX, +1.33%

has gained 17%.

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