Disney announced today in its earnings report for the fourth quarter of 2021 that Disney+ now has more than 118 million paying users worldwide. The streaming service added 2.1 million subscribers in the last quarter and 44.4 million subscribers in the past 12 months.
In November 2020, Disney+ had 73.7 million subscribers. Since its launch in November 2019, Disney has expressed its hope that Disney+ can reach 60 to 90 million subscribers by 2024, and the result will be reached before the end of 2020.
Disney's latest estimate is that Disney+ will have 230 to 260 million subscribers worldwide by 2024. If Disney achieves this goal, Disney+ will have more subscribers than the current Netflix.
IT Home understands that as of October 2021, Netflix has 213.5 million subscribers worldwide. Netflix and Disney+ are two popular streaming media services. Other streaming media such as Hulu have 43.8 million subscribers. Apple has never shared the number of Apple TV+ subscribers.