In 2022, The Walt Disney Company’s total paid subscriber base was larger than Netlfix, with over 235 million paid members, compared with Netflix’s over 230 million members. However, Disney’s offering is fragmented among Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu, compared with Netflix, which has a single offering.
In 2022 Disney passed Netflix
For the first time since its launch, Dinsey’s total subscribers count passed Netflix’s count.
Indeed, by September 2022, Disney counted 235,7 million subscribers, whereas Netflix counted 223 million subscribers.
It’s important to highlight that Disney’s subscriber count is a combination of various offerings combining:
Within each of these core offerings, there are various channels. For instance, Disney+ also comprises Hotstar and Star+.
On its part, Netflix primary revenue stream is subscription. While it has now also launched an ad-supported tier.
Thus also Netflix is diversying its revenue streams, moving into advertising.
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