New and existing Verizon unlimited customers will get free Disney+ for a year at launch

New and existing Verizon unlimited customers will get free Disney+ for a year at launch
Apple may or may not be able to lump its existing music streaming service and upcoming video on demand platform together at a nice discount in the near future, but until that happens (if it ever happens), Verizon customers can get a slightly different bundle completely free of charge just for picking the nation's largest mobile network operator.

After adding gratis Apple Music access to a number of unlimited plan options back in January, Big Red is today announcing a one-of-a-kind Disney+ deal that will come into effect on November 12. That's when the highly anticipated Netflix rival is scheduled to finally make its commercial debut, and that's also when all of Verizon's 4G LTE and 5G unlimited wireless customers will be able to sign up for a free 12-month Disney+ trial.

This obviously differs from the Apple Music perk, which has no expiration date for those subscribed to the Play More Unlimited and Get More Unlimited plans, but on the bright side, the Disney+ freebie will be available for everyone on Verizon. Well, almost everyone, as the special offer caters exclusively to unlimited customers, be them new or existing ones. Also, new Verizon Fios Home Internet and 5G Home Internet users.

There are no other special requirements or conditions to take into consideration, which means you'll soon be able to pay as little as $70 a month for a Start Unlimited service line with free Apple Music included for six months and a full year of premium Disney+ access. Naturally, you will be allowed to stream all those popular Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic shows and movies on more than your Verizon-connected phone. We're talking tablets, PCs, gaming consoles, streaming media players, and smart TVs as well, with support for up to four concurrent streams, downloads for offline viewing, personalized recommendations, and yes, even 4K video playing capabilities.

Don't forget to cancel your complimentary subscription if you don't want to be charged $6.99 a month after the first year, while if you're in the market for a new iPhone or iPad from Verizon, you'll be able to compare Apple TV+ with Disney+ for a full 12 months sans paying a dime. Your move, Netflix!



1. izim1

Posts: 1607; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

If Disney+ is a Netflix rival then so is ESPN+ and Univision deportes... let's just start calling every add on service "a Netflix rival". HBO now is a Netflix rival. So is cbs all access... Netflix has only 2 major competitors. Hulu and Amazon prime. Disney put so much time, money, and effort into acquiring Hulu for a reason. If disney+ is a Netflix rival then it's, by default, a hulu rival as well. Why would Disney do that to themselves? Did they buy hulu to kill it?

2. Rampage_Taco

Posts: 1109; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

I see where you're coming from, seeing as D+ will only offer Disney exclusive content of the PG13 and under variety. whereas, Netflix, HULU, and Amazon offer content from multiple companies at every tier of rating. But for the sake of click-bait, it's easier to compare their service to Netflix as it's the largest streaming provider out there and everyone knows it by name. D+ should only be considered competition for the upcoming HBOMax if anything, seeing as that will be WB's home for content. And Disney has no plan to kill HULU because not only does it compete with Netflix and Amazon, it's also a competitor to PS Vue, AT&T Now, Sling, Youtube TV, and all cable providers, when taking into consideration the Live TV bundle

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