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How much is disney plus in south africa?

How much is disney plus in south africa? Disney+ or Disney plus is now launched in South Africa. The Walt Disney Company had confirmed in January the expansion of its streaming service, to 42 new countries, including 6 African countries—Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Tunisia, and South Africa.

How much is disney plus in south africa?

Disney plus which was Launched in the US, Canada, and the Netherlands in 2019, Disney+ is currently available in 64 countries, with 137.7 million subscribers globally.

It’s coming into South Africa will mark the service’s first entrance into Africa, where it joins other international streaming services such as Amazon Prime Video, Shomax, and Netflix.

How much is disney plus or Disney+ in south africa now?

Disney+ South Africa is available to users or subscribers at the Standard Plan, at R119 ($7.47)/month or R1,190 ($74.64)/annum. The plan, similar to Disney+’s $8 plan in the US, allows users to stream concurrently on 4 devices and access unlimited downloads across 10 devices.

More Interesting Facts about Disney+ you should know

• Good news as South Africans will have access to fresh Disney content like the Star Wars series and Encanto; and features from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) like Moon Knight.

• South African users can also get access to Disney+’s Star Hub which enables them to view features from other platforms like FX, Hulu, Freeform, and 20th Century Fox.

disney plus in south africa

With what we have seen, Disney+ is the cheapest and affordable global streaming service provided to the South African audience, surpassing Amazon Prime Video at R136 ($8.55)/month and Showmax at R225($14.14)/month. While Netflix does have an affordable R49/month Mobile plan in South Africa, the plan only allows 1 user and 1 device.

The only Netflix plan similar to Disney+’s Standard R119 plan is Netflix’s Premium plan which costs R199 plan and allows Ultra HD streaming on up to 4 devices.

Techcabal reports that Disney’s launch stand the chance of creating a higher competition for DStv which has been battling to sustain its customers. As at Last year, it lost over 100,000 high-value subscribers in 6 months after it cut off access to some sports channels from its packages.

Notwithstanding also, DStv does have cheap monthly plans at R59 ($3.71) and R115 ($7.23) and is still the preferred streaming service for most South Africans with over 12 million subscribers (58% of DStv’s total subscribers) glued to the platform.

While platforms like Netflix, Disney+, or Amazon Prime Video offer access to more international content, they also come with a major disadvantage, compared to DStv: users need to be connected to the internet to access their services.

Data is expensive in South Africa with 1GB costing an average of R78.50 ($5). An hour of streaming on Netflix consumes 1GB of data at standard definition, and 3GB at high definition.

Watching just 20 hours of Netflix a month is equal to R1,560 ($98), almost twice the cost of DStv’s most expensive Premium plan.

How to watch Disney Plus South Africa

As we know that the content on US Disney Plus is restricted and can not be accessed in South Africa. With a VPN service, you can easily access all the content available on US Disney Plus without any interruptions.

Follow these steps to watch Disney Plus South Africa with a VPN.

  • Subscribe to a premium VPN service such as ExpressVPN.
  • Download the setup and install the VPN app.
  • Enter the login credentials.
  • Connect to the US server. We recommend the New York server.
  • Open the Disney Plus application or visit the Disney Plus website.
  • Log in, search for the show title, and enjoy Disney Plus South Africa!
  • Note: You must purchase a Disney Plus South Africa Packages before proceeding with the steps described above. Otherwise, you won’t be able to access Disney+ content even with a VPN.

How to Pay for Disney Plus in South Africa?

Here are the simple steps you can follow to pay for the Disney Plus price in South Africa.

  • Visit the Disney Plus website.
  • Click on Sign Up Now.
  • Enter your Mobile Number.
  • Enter the required details.
  • Select the payment method. You can use your South Africa credit card or debit card to pay for a Disney+ subscription. Once done, enjoy streaming Disney Plus.

Note: You can use your Disney Plus subscription to watch the content of US Disney+ library. Just connect to the US server by using a VPN service.

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