Disney tops Netflix with over 152 million streaming subscribers and will now set higher prices

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The Walt Disney Company edged past Netflix with a total of 221 million streaming customers and announced it will increase prices for customers who want to watch Disney+ or Hulu without commercials. The media giant will raise the monthly cost of Disney+ without advertising by 38 per cent to $10.99 (€10.68) in December when it begins to offer a new option that includes ads for the current price. Shares of Disney rose 6.9 per cent in after-hours trading to $120.15 (€116) on Wednesday. Disney in 2017 staked its future on building a streaming service to rival Netflix as audiences moved to online vi…

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