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Disney is once again raising the ad-free prices of both Disney Plus and Hulu this fall. Beginning on October 12th, Disney Plus will cost $13.99 per month, while Hulu’s no-ads tier will run $17.99. The ad-sponsored tiers of both services will (for now) each remain $7.99.
Perhaps to ease that blow, the company is introducing a new combo subscription that will bundle ad-free experiences for both Disney Plus and Hulu for $19.99 per month. That plan will be available on September 6th.
But these subscription hikes to the standalone services are substantial; Disney last raised the cost of Disney Plus to $10.99 / month a year ago. At that time, ad-free Hulu jumped up to $14.99. It now costs more than the ad-free tier of Warner Bros….