Disney Plus is an over-the-top (OTT) on-demand American video service operated by Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International, part of The Walt Disney Company. The service began operating in the United States on November 12, 2019. The content will focus on movies and series from Walt Disney Studios and Walt Disney Television. It also releases existing and new original films and TV series, including Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, National Geographic Partnerships and 20th Century Fox content.
The service will compete with other video subscription system services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video and will complement Hulu with ESPN + as part of Disney’s over-the-top strategy.