Wall Street digs into the big question for Disney’s streaming service: Will it perform more like Netflix or HBO?
|01/30/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- UBS estimates that Disney’s upcoming streaming service, Disney+, will reach 5 million subscribers in its first year after launch, and 50 million in its first 5 years.
- But investors are split on whether those numbers are achievable, UBS said in a report on Tuesday.
- Skeptical investors think the service will perform more like HBO than Netflix.
- Investors also believe that Hulu will eventually be combined with Disney+.
Disney is entering the streaming war this year with Disney+, its direct-to-consumer platform that will go head-to-head with Netflix. Early Wall Street estimates have been positive for the service, but investors are split on how many subscribers read more >>>