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Disney+ expected to overtake Netflix in 2025

By Cookie Monster - on 14 Oct 2021, 12:00am

Disney+ expected to overtake Netflix in 2025

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Disney+ is expected to surpass Netflix as the market leader in 2025. 

Digital TV Research's report estimates that Disney+ will add 140 million subscribers between 2021 and 2026. This will bring its total subscriber base to a whopping 284 million. In addition, 43% of the total subscriber base will be from the 13 Asian countries under the Hotstar brand in 2026.

Netflix is predicted to have 270.7 million subscribers by 2025 while Amazon Prime will have 243.3 million subscribers. Digital TV Research believes Disney+, Netflix and Amazon Prime will dominate nearly half the world's SVOD subscriptions by 2026.

China's Tencent is likely to grow its subscriber base to 98.7 million by the end of 2026 with HBO and Apple TV+ reaching 76.3 million and 35.6 million users respectively.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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