Disney+ Reaches 10M Subscribers on First Day of Service

Disney signed up 10 million customers for its Disney+ streaming services within the first day of its launch, the company said Wednesday.

Disney+ is currently only available in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands.

Here’s a breakdown of subscribers among other streaming services, according to CNBC.

  • Netflix (introduced streaming in 2007): 158 million subscribers, 60.6 million U.S. subscribers (as of October).
  • Hulu (began streaming in 2007): 28.5 million U.S. subscribers (as of November).
  • HBO (founded in 1972, began streaming outside pay-TV bundle in 2015): 34 million U.S. subscribers, 8 million HBO Now subscribers (as of October)
  • CBS All Access and Showtime (began streaming in 2014): 8 million subscribers (as of February)
  • ESPN+ (began streaming in 2018): 3.5 million subscribers (as of November)
  • DAZN (began streaming in 2016): More than 4 million global subscribers (as of May)
  • Crunchyroll (began streaming in 2006): More than 2 million global subscribers (as of November)

Disney forecasts Disney+ will have between 60 million and 90 million subscribers by 2024.

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