Hotstar Premium Monthly Subscription Price Hiked, Will Reportedly Show Disney+ Content
Hotstar has recently revised the pricing of it’s monthly Hotstat premium subscription plan without making any noise. Instead of Rs 199, it costs Rs 299 now. There has been no changes made to the recently introduced Hotstar VIP plan or the annual subscription plan. The new price has been updated on the Hotstar site and it is said that the content of Disney+ will be available via Hotstar in India. Disney became the official owner of Hotstar after recently acquiring the streaming App.
As per the package page on Hotstar official website, The users will not have to pay a monthly subscription of Rs 299 for the Premium monthly service.The annual price remains the same Rs 999. Both the plans on Hotstar gives you access to the American TV Shows, Live sports, Hollywood movies and latest episodes of Indian TV shows.
It is not yet clear if the revised plan of Hotstar is applicable to only the new users or the existing users will also have to pay the hiked price to use the premium subscription. It is said that Disney is not planning to launch a stand alone system for the users in India and it will continue to provide it’s content to the users on Hotstar premium.
However when Disney+ was announced, they said that Disney will be rolling out in Asia Pacific from 2020 and 2021, Though nothing was mentioned about the launch in Indian market.It is said that the price of Hotstar subscription will not increase after the inclusion of Disney+ content in the App as recently only the price has been update.