Telstra announced yesterday that the Disney+ streaming service is finally available on Telstra TV devices. Considering the iOS and Android/Google TV platforms have had access since it launched in Australia way back on the 19 November 2019 – almost 2 years ago.
If you’re not sure what the Telstra TV streaming device is, you can read our review on the latest and current version, the Telstra TV 3 here.
When talking about the availability of Disney+ on Telstra TV devices, Nathan Gumley, Home and Entertainment Executive at Telstra has said:
“The addition of Disney+ and their wonderful content library will be welcome news for new and existing Telstra TV customers who have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the streaming home of some of the most recognisable, beloved, and highly anticipated titles in film and TV.
Available now across Telstra TV’s first, second and third generation devices, users can now stream their Disney+ subscription alongside the biggest names in entertainment and sport from our local and international streaming app partners.”
Kylie Watson-Wheeler, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, The Walt Disney Company Australia & New Zealand also made comment:
We are thrilled to announce the arrival of Disney+ on Telstra TV. This collaboration will provide ease of access to some of the world’s greatest content from The Walt Disney Company, offering exciting and engaging films, series and documentaries for everyone in the household to enjoy.
The Disney+ app will be available to all Telstra TV devices (telstra TV 1, Telstra TV2 and Telstra TV 3) and if you wish to download Disney+ to your Telstra TV box, all you will need to do is:
- In the Telstra TV menu, go to the Apps Store
- Choose Disney+ and select OK
- Select Add app and confirm; the app will appear on your Home Screen
If you haven’t got a Telstra TV device and are a Telstra customer (or not), you can order online. It’s available for outright purchase, or purchase over 24-months when you add it to an eligible Telstra mobile or home internet plan on your Telstra account.
Furthermore, if you are a Telstra Plus member and add the Telstra TV to your account as an add-on for just $9 a month over 24 months (min cost $216 + your plan charges), you’ll score 20,000 bonus Telstra Plus points. For more details, you can head over to the Telstra website to check out the deals available for the Telstra TV 3 here.