At $6.99 a month, Disney+ will start a streaming price war

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    Disney just showed everyone how it plans to beat Netflix: Create an exclusive home for some of the world's most popular movies, shows and characters, and charge a shockingly low price for it.

    The company on Thursday unveiled its long-awaited streaming service, Disney+. It will cost just $6.99 per month — about half the price of a standard Netflix subscription.

    Disney+ has already sent waves through the media and entertainment world.

    "I'm sure this was a signal to Netflix and everybody else out there that's charging $4, $5, $6 more than this," said Trip Miller, a Disney shareholder and managing partner at Gullane Capital Partners. "They're here to take market share and eyeballs away from the competition."

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    Here are the movies and shows coming to Disney+

    Get ready to binge watch some of your favorite movies and shows on Disney+, where subscribers will find everything from "Frozen" to "The Simpsons."

    Disney (DIS)'s new streaming service will launch in North America on November 12, 2019. It will cost $6.99 a month, or $69.99 a year. That's half of what Netflix charges for its standard plan.

    By the end of the first year, Disney says the service will have more than 7,500 TV episodes and 500 movies.

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