July 27, 2021
Economy

Disney raises price of ESPN+ by a dollar to $6.99 per month

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the third set against Italy’s Matteo Berrettini during their men’s singles final match on the thirteenth day of the 2021 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 11, 2021.

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Disney is raising the price of ESPN+ by a dollar a month to $6.99 after agreeing to a slew of new sports rights deals this year.

Annual ESPN+ subscribers will now pay $69.99 per year instead of $59.99 per year, beginning Aug. 13. Disney isn’t changing its $13.99-per-month bundle of ESPN+, Hulu and Disney+. Pay-per-view prices for Ultimate Fighting Championship matches that air exclusively on ESPN+ will also not change.

Earlier this month, ESPN announced a 12-year extension to continue televising Wimbledon, the annual London tennis tournament that ended Sunday. ESPN inked a seven-year deal

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