Disney+, Disney’s unique streaming service, which launched on November 12, 2019, revealed that the number of subscribers to the service had exceeded 10 million on the first day.
Apptopia, a mobile app-related research firm, reported that the Disney+ app has been downloaded more than 3.2 million times. Disney announced the number of users who registered for Disney+ on the first day of the service. According to Disney, Disney+ was registered by more than 10 million paid members despite the failure on the first day of service. According to overseas media, The Verge says Disney+ streamed video about 2 million times on the first day. According to Apptopia, Disney+ continued to dominate the list on the App Store all day long on the first day of service. In addition, it has been revealed that the adhering of Disney+ with other streaming services such as ESPN+ and Hulu has affected the increase in the number of paid subscribers. According to one source, there was a marked increase in the number of subscribers to Services such as Hulu and ESPN+ at the same time as Disney’s service start.
As for Disney+, analysts have published a forecast that “Disney+ will acquire 10 to 18 million subscribers in the first year of the service,” and other research firms In the U.S., there are already more than 1 million Disney+ users before the launch of the service.”
In a report, by Rod Long Apptopia said, “It’s difficult to compare netflix first-day downloads with Disney+ downloads. Streaming wasn’t like today (when the Netflix app was released), and mobile itself wasn’t like it now. The current situation is that the spread of mobile devices and the user’s preference are favoring Disney.” Disney said it does not plan to disclose Disney+ subscriber information in the quarterly earnings announcement of the Walt Disney Company. Next, Disney+ subscriber information will be revealed in early 2020.