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Disney Plus now has over 100 million subscribers

The company's executives revealed the new figure during their annual shareholders meeting

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  • The company has come a long way in a short time compared to its biggest competitor, Netflix, which topped 200 million memberships worldwide in 2020;
  • In December, Disney said it expected to attract as many as 350 million global subscribers until 2024.

Disney Plus has surpassed 100 million subscribers. The new figure was disclosed by the company’s executives during their annual shareholders’ meeting. In February, when The Walt Disney Company reported its latest quarterly results, there were 94 million subscribers to the service.

The company’s streaming service has come a long way in a short time compared to its biggest competitor, Netflix, which topped 200 million memberships worldwide in 2020.

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WandaVision, and Raya, the Last Dragon are likely to have helped the company reach this milestone. The service’s next big launch, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, is coming to the screens next week.

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Disney Plus was launched in Latin America – the second-fastest-growing streaming market worldwide – on November 17th, and it is rapidly gaining ground in the region.

In December, Disney raised initial projections and said it expected to attract as many as 350 million global subscribers across all of its streaming services, which include Hulu and ESPN+, by the end of fiscal 2024.

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