More than 10 million sign up for Disney+ in first day

Wow: Disney+ surpassed 10M sign-ups in the first 24 hours, which is higher than analyst predictions of 8M for 2019!

Not so fast, my friend: This number includes free-trials along with Verizon customers, such as the Screens family, who will get their first year free.

Disney+ launch scheduled for November 2019:
1) Australia
2) Canada
3) Netherlands
4) New Zealand
5) Puerto Rico
6) United States

Disney + launch scheduled for March 2020:
1) France
2) Germany
3) Italy
4) Spain
5) United Kingdom

Global video subscribers in 2018:
1) Streaming – 613M
2) Cable TV – 556M

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