Disney + registered 50 million paid subscribers worldwide, according to information from the company itself. The number was hit five months after the launch of the video streaming service in the United States.
In the past two weeks, the platform has been launched in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Switzerland.
Also in March, the streaming service was available in India, in partnership with the already existing one in the country, Hotstar. According to information from Variety magazine, the Indian market accounts for 8 million of the total paid subscribers of Disney +, one month after the launch on the site.
By the end of 2020, the company plans to continue expanding into Western Europe and also reach Latin America and Japan.
"We are really proud that Disney + is snoring with millions around the world and we believe this bodes well for our continued expansion into other territories," said Kevin Mayer, president of the company's international content distribution department, in a statement. released today.
He added: "Great narratives inspire and uplift, and we are in a privileged position to be able to offer a wide range of great entertainments rooted in joy and optimism at Disney +".