When we talk about streaming services, Hotstar definitely comes to our mind. It has so much content of various niches. Be it movies, TV shows, originals, or sports event, you get everything in a single Hotstar subscription. Launched in 2018 in the USA, it has a huge subscriber base in the USA within 2 years. In this post, I will review Hotstar US, its subscription plans, features, live channels, digital library in detail.
Hotstar Subscription USA
It has only one premium subscription plan in the USA. You do not need to purchase an add-on for extra features or digital content. Single membership has covered it all.
When it was launched in the US in 2018, it has monthly as well as a yearly subscription. But in 2019, it revised membership and made all content available in a single subscription. Now you can sign up for Hotstar subscription USA by paying $49.99 per year. Ther is no monthly subscription as of now.
Hotstar does not offer any free trial to its subscribers. However, you can watch Hotstar originals first episodes without subscribing to its paid plan.
|Subscription||Cost||No of screen||Content||Free trial|
|Hotstar Premium||$49.99||2||Hotstar originals + movies + TVshows + Live Channels + Sports||No|
As you can see in the above table, all of its content can be accessed by premium plan subscribers. There is no need to pay extra for any feature.
It offers two screens streaming with this plan. You can live stream its content on two screens simultaneously. Unfortunately, there is no add-on to increase the number of screens like other streaming services FuboTV and Hulu.
How to activate Hotstar US subscription
- To activate Hotstar subscription USA, you will need to visit the official Hotstar US by clicking here.
- On the Homepage, click on the start subscription tab.
- It will redirect you on Sign up page to create an account.
- Enter your name, Email address, password and click on sign up tab.
- Your account will be created and you will be redirected to the payment page where you need to enter credit card or debit card details.
- In case, you have Hotstar promo code or deals, you can enter the promo code at this step. To enter the Hotstar promo, click on Have a promo code tab. Enter the Hotstar coupon and you will pay the discounted price for Hotstar subscription.
- After entering the promo code and credit card details, click on the start membership tab. Thereafter, you can access the complete digital library of Hotstar USA. For your convenience, we have also given a step by step video tutorial of this Hotstar sign-up process below.
This is all about Hotstar subscription. Let me share what you are going to get in Hotstar membership.
What you will get in this subscription
- Streaming on two screens – Hotstar US offers streaming on two screens simultaneously. It is best for those family having different favorite shows at the same time. Moreover, it will help you to reduce the subscription cost.
- Multiple Devices support – Hotstar supports most of the hardware devices used for content streaming. It supports android, ios mobiles, web browser and smart TVs. We will share each supported hardware details ahead in this article.
- Available in multiple languages – Hotstar US offers content in 8 Indian languages. This is one of the major reasons for its popularity. It has content for people of all demographics. Hotstar has content in Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali, Kannad & English.
- Live TV Channels – Hotstar USA subscribers can watch Live TV channels of different niches. These channels cover live news, TV shows, Kids programs, sports matches and movies. In other words, it is a complete package of entertainment.
- Video on Demand – You can watch Hotstar specials ads-free. These originals are released by Hotstar US from time to time. Some of the most popular Hotstar specials are Aarya, Special ops, Hundred and Hostages.
- Cricket matches – Hotstar is the official streaming partner of all Cricket matches of India. The IPL matches, ICC world cup and important international cricket series are broadcasted on Hotstar exclusively. If you are a cricket fan and follow Cricket matches, you should definitely subscribe to Hotstar. During IPL 2019, Hotstar became the most viewed streaming service concurrently.