페이지 정보작성자 권호진 작성일20-04-09 16:58 조회903회
Disney+ counts more than 50M paid subscribers.
The Mouse's new SVoD service, Disney+, has surpassed 50 million paid subscribers, a gain of more than 21 million since its last announced total on February 3.
The jump in subs comes on the heels of Disney+ launches in several western European countries, including the UK, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain and Switzerland, and a recent launch in India in partnership with Disney corporate cousin Hotstar. The rise in Disney service subscriber base comes as millions of consumers across the globe stay at home to help slow the spread of COVID-19, a situation that is also wreaking havoc on Disney's parks and retail businesses. Of note, Disney+ is among a group of OTT services that have temporarily reduced bit rates in Europe to help reduce the stress on networks in the region during the pandemic.
Disney+ debuted in the US on November 12, 2019, ending that day with 10 million subs, a number that included customers that had signed up in the weeks before the service launch.
Netflix, meanwhile, continues to hold a significant lead over Disney+ in global market reach and subscribers, ending 2019 with 167.09 million streaming subs worldwide, including 61.04 million in the US.