Disney+ vs Apple TV+ vs HBO Max vs NBC’s Peacock – We Look at Which Services Cord Cutters Plan to Buy





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Girl watching TVIn our most recent reader survey we asked 4,100 Cord Cutters News readers how they’re getting their content, what they’re watching, and what their plans are for streaming in the future.

We also asked about upcoming streaming services. According to the results, these are the new services Cord Cutters News readers are planning to subscribe to:

  • Disney+ 32.7%
  • Apple TV+ 12%
  • HBO Max 8.2%
  • NBC’s Peacock 4.1%

Here’s a quick breakdown of those services.


This service will launch November 12th for $6.99 per month or $69.99 per year. With viewers in The Netherlands getting a free preview of the service ahead of the official launch date, we’ve seen a list of all of the content that will be available at launch. (Keep in mind that this list could change before launch and content may vary by country.) For more information, check out this post with everything we know about Disney+.

Apple TV+

Apple TV+ will launch on November 1st for $4.99 per month. With a focus on exclusive, high quality content, Apple has invested heavily in developing original series, with more content scheduled to be added each month. Read more about this new service in our post from the Apple Event earlier this month.


We’re expecting to learn more about HBO Max when AT&T holds their investor presentation next month. For now, we know that the streaming service is set to launch in Spring 2020, with an expected cost of $14.99 per month. The streaming service will be the home of the Big Bang Theory, along with original content, including two new reality shows. Read more about HBO Max here.


NBC’s new streaming service will launch in April 2020, with pricing details still unknown. The content on Peacock will include popular titles from NBC-owned networks, including The Office, Parks and Recreation, Downton Abbey, The Real Housewives, and many more. NBC is also developing original series and films including drama, comedy, and unscripted content. Read more about Peacock here.

Which new streaming services are you considering subscribing to? Let us know in the comments!

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