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Disney+ Pushes Pedal to the Metal on Euro Invasion

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The Walt Disney Company has announced plans to accelerate the launch date for Disney+ in Europe to March 24, a week earlier than previously announced. 

The media company also said the new streaming service will be priced at the U.S. dollar equivalent of $8 a month when it debuts on March 24 in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Switzerland.

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Disney+ is already available in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand and The Netherlands. Last week, a HarrisX poll suggested that nearly one quarter of U.S. streaming homes signed onto the service in the fourth quarter. Disney+ launched in North America on November 12.