KUALA LUMPUR, 13/8/2021 – At the company’s Q3 earnings call this morning, The Walt Disney Company announced that Disney+, the highly anticipated streaming service, will launch in South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan in November 2021. Disney+ Japan will also be expanded to feature additional general entertainment content in October 2021.
The streaming service is currently available in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, India, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.
“The response towards Disney+ across Asia Pacific has exceeded our expectations, as consumers seek diverse entertainment content and are drawn to our portfolio of brands and franchises,” said Luke Kang, President, The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific.
“We are pleased with the subscriber growth and partnerships forged in markets, and look forward to engaging with more consumers across the region through unparalleled storytelling, creative excellence and cutting-edge content delivery.”
In Thailand, the streaming service has topped app store charts since its launch on 30 June 2021, and in Indonesia and Malaysia, it sits as a leading SVOD (subscription video on demand) service.