In a new report from the Securities and Exchange Commission, Disney shared information about their Direct to Consumer Services, including Hulu, ESPN+, and Disney+.
According to the report, based on internal management reports, the estimated number of paid Hulu subscribers as of September 2019 was approximately 29 million. This number includes all paid subscriptions for Hulu, including Hulu with limited ads, Hulu with no ads, and Hulu with Live TV.
This update comes just after we learned that Hulu is reportedly now the top live TV streaming service, with 2.7 million subscribers.
Along with Hulu, Disney shared ESPN+ numbers. Based on internal management reports, the estimated number of paid ESPN+ subscribers as of September 2019 was approximately three million.
With Disney+ only launch last week, those numbers aren’t yet available. However, Disney did report that they gained over 10 million new subscribers within the first 24 hours of launching.
We’ll keep an eye on these subscriber numbers to see if the Disney bundle, Hulu’s upcoming price increase, and other factors influence the subscriber count of these three services.
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