Disney+ Hotstar is an Indian Subscription Video Streaming Service which is currently owned by Star India along with The Walt Disney Company India. Hotstar apps consists of two paid Subscription Plans – Hotstar “VIP” and Hotstar “Premium”. Hotstar is known for the films, sports, News, and Television Content.
Hotstar is one of the leading entertainment platforms in both web as well as a smartphone application for distinctive OS platforms such as IOS and Android. Android users can install the Hotstar Mobile Application from Play Store for free.
It is reported that, In the last few years, the platform has become one of the leading apps and has been downloaded. According to recent statistics, there have been around 100 million downloads for smartphones. The cricket lovers across the country are in for a treat as they can watch the entire game live on Hotstar.
What is Disney+ Hotstar?
By the looks of it, Hotstar is a popular streaming platform that allows people to watch films, TV Series, news and sports. The app features two distinctive subscriptions namely, Hotstar Premium, Hotstar VIP at www.Hotstar.com or at Official Hotstar Mobile Application.
Hotstar is operated as both a free- ad operated, and ad-free subscription model. The ad-supported type is free of cost and it consists of basic content such as Indian films, Television Series, and Highlights of any Sports game. The VIP and Premium types consist of Newly released movies, International Movies, Series and users can also watch Cricket or any other Sports live.
Hotstar VIP is one of the subscription models where users can watch domestic programs and sports content. It is more famous for Cricket as a larger section of users choose Hotstar VIP for Indian Premier League.
The users can also access the series which airs on leading channels of India such as Star Plus, Colors,and many other famous channels. The benefit of this subscription is that they can watch the series in real-time or at the time the program airs on the Television screen. As of July 2020, Hotstar VIP costs Rs 399 for a year.
Disney+ Hotstar Premium:
Hotstar Premium is the other subscription model in Hostar which consists of International films, Television series from leading channels all over the world including HBO, Showtime and many others. The Premium subscription also covers the sports section. It mainly attracts Cricket lovers in India for ICC World Cup matches as well as IPL. Disney+ Hotstar Premium costs Rs 1499 for a year or Rs 299 per Month as of July 2020.
Hotstar app has got a huge of 8 Million Paid Subscribers, and 300 Million active users as of July 2020. This triumph has made Hotstar as the top Video Streaming App in India. In 2017, Hotstar acted as the International Digital holder for IPL along with Star Sports. Many people from foreign countries use Hotstar to bet on cricket.
Recently, Hotstar has also tied up with Marvel Cinematic Universe Franchise, and now you can watch all the films related to Marvel in Hotstar with a Premium Subscription. In 2020, Disney has announced that it will link with Hotstar and now it is renamed as Disney+Hotstar.
How to Download the Disney+ Hotstar App?
Users can download the Hotstar Application for free based on their Smartphone. If the user’s device is Android, they can download the official Application from Playstore, and if it is IOS Device then they can download from App Store.
It is easier to use Hotstar through the Web. The user can search for Hotstar in the search bar and they will be taken to the official site of Hotstar or just click here: https://www.hotstar.com/. The users can download Hotstar into their Smartphones through the website too.