The Disney+ streaming provider launched on November 12 2019 and now, just 16 months later, it has reached the impressive 100 million subscribers milestone. Looking support, the provider had half of has many subscribers in April final 12 months and grew to 95 million this February.
These are worldwide numbers – after its inaugurate in North The United States, the provider expanded to Europe, India, Latin The United States, Australia, Original Zealand and Singapore. This day, Disney+ is on hand in 59 international locations.
CEO Bob Chapek talked about that Disney will leverage its intensive IP and plans to inaugurate over 100 new titles every 12 months coming from Disney Animation, Disney Are living Action, Surprise, Star Wars and Nationwide Geographic.
Looking at competing streaming companies, Netflix has 200 million subscribers, HBO Max announced it has reached 37.7 million in January (show: HBO Max is on hand finest in the US, this can even just amplify internationally later this 12 months). There are no authentic numbers on Apple TV+ subscriptions correct now.
While the Disney+ has been bringing in in model income, certainly one of the most firm’s splendid money makers – theme parks – had been closed. Chapek hopes this can even just exchange shortly.
The Disneyland Resort om Anaheim, California is looking to reopen (with dinky attendance) in slack April. This can keep a while before all 10,000 furloughed staff are known as support and trained with new COVID19 safety procedures.
Disney also wants to inaugurate running its cruise ships again, however that can seemingly wait except the Descend.