Disney+ Hotstar launch put on hold

The app was to be launched along with the IPL season

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Mar 20, 2020 12:53 PM
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The rolling out of Disney+ Hotstar app has been put on hold and a new revised premiere date for the service will be announced soon.

The app was to be launched along with the IPL season.

Uday Shankar, President - The Walt Disney Company APAC and Chairman, Star & Disney India, said: “We recently announced that Disney+ would launch in India through the Hotstar service in conjunction with beginning of the Indian Premier League cricket season. Given the delay of the season, we have made the decision to briefly pause the roll-out of Disney+ and will announce a new revised premiere date for the service soon.”

The original launch date was set to be around March 29.

On March 11, a limited release of the beta version of the Disney+ Hotstar app was made as a tested with a small number of consumers.

The new service will allow users to access Disney’s international hits such as The Mandalorian and Marvel’s Hero Projects.

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