Disney+ will add advertisements to its streaming service in December. The service's base price will remain $7.99 per month. The new ads will only be available on the Disney+ streaming service's "basic" tier. The Disney+ service is expected to launch in 2019.

Disney+ subscribers will see a 37.5 percent price hike at the lowest tier. The existing $79.99 per year option ($6.66/mo) will be discontinued. Disney+ will follow the likes of Netflix and HBO Max, which announced post-launch pricing shake-ups.

Disney has yet to reveal exactly how its advertisement model will work. If you want to pre-pay to save, you'll have to do so at the no-advertisements tier. The company's long-running Disney Channel famously skipped all paid outside sponsorships since its launch in 1983.

Disney has not indicated that the Disney+ ad-supported tier will include a similar limitation. It could lead to just about any PG-rated advertisement interrupting its children's programming. Disney did not clarify whether the platform's programming will be interrupted by ads at random intervals.

Hulu's ad-supported tier will increase on August 18 to $7.99 per month. The ad-free version will become $14.99 monthly in October. The company previously bundled Disney+ (no ads), Hulu, and ESPN+ for $13.99. Now, it will offer an all-ads bundle of those services for $12.99 or a minimal-adsundle (only on ESPN+ which has always had ads)
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