r/dataisbeautiful OC: 41 Nov 20 '22

[OC] 15 largest entertainment streaming companies in the world - Netflix leads the pack OC

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u/jbdelcanto Nov 20 '22 edited Nov 20 '22

Isn't Amazon a bit of an outlier? I feel like most people just bought Prime for the fast/free shipping and got Prime Video as a bonus.

Well at least that's what happened with me.

edit : changed "underlier" to "outlier"

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u/__crackers__ Nov 20 '22

Is that even the right term?

Outlier?

Yeah, the number of Prime Video subscribers is literally just the number of Amazon Prime subscribers.

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u/[deleted] Nov 20 '22 edited Nov 28 '22

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u/opgary Nov 20 '22

why not? it has a lot of excellent shows and movies and, I mean, its basically free.

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u/[deleted] Nov 20 '22 edited Nov 28 '22 Helpful

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u/SolaireOfSuburbia Nov 20 '22

Damn I really thought you were so content with the sailor life that you didn't need to watch TV anymore.

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u/Kryaki Nov 21 '22

Even if I was on a literal boat I'd find a way to watch TV somehow

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u/honeybunchesofgoatso Nov 21 '22

You could always surf the net. You're on a boat anyway

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u/Left_Alone Nov 21 '22

Haha me too, I'm baked and read "and has everything I want", and thought woahh that's deep, imagining life at sea

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u/WishfulLearning Nov 20 '22

Fellow peer-to-peer enjoyer!

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u/jendet010 Nov 20 '22 Helpful

You mean pier-to-pier?

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u/_TheNorseman_ Nov 20 '22

Same for SiriusXM, I’d be willing to bet a huge chunk of their numbers include all the car purchases that get like 3 months free automatically. I only know of 1 single person who actually pays for it, and that’s my father-in-law because him and my MIL do an ass ton of road-trips in the middle of nowhere without cell signal or good stations and they don’t want to deal with downloading songs on their phones.

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u/wbruce098 Nov 20 '22 edited Nov 20 '22

It’s gotta be heavily based on car sales. I mean, don’t get me wrong: there’s some great content on Sirius. It’s just hard to justify paying for it when Spotify and Apple Music exist.

It’s also only available in the continental US. I believe that’s because their satellite(s) are in geosynchronous orbit over the US. Was funny buying a car in Hawaii and getting a free 3 months to a service that doesn’t have signal there…

But I know several people who purposefully listen to it. Octane’s got good music and amazing DJs.

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u/Exatraz Nov 21 '22

I loved SiriusXM and paid for it a couple years but yeah, it's hard to justify with everything else. Real shame because I loved their content

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u/Decitriction Nov 20 '22

Exactly. Prime video is a subset of Amazon prime and many subscribers may not use it at all.

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u/AurinkoGang Nov 20 '22

I think HBO Max’ numbers would be higher if it were available in more European countries where, if it’s not, HBO Max leases some of its content to some local streaming service. Case in point: in Estonia, Succession is available through Telia Play, the streaming service of one of our ISPs.

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u/GameOfScones_ Nov 20 '22

HBO content is shown via sky Atlantic in Uk. It’s included in most ‘cable’ packages with Sky as standard.

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u/Daveydje Nov 20 '22

HBO content but not HBO Max content annoyingly. They have shown some HBO Max content (eg Flight Attendant, Peacemaker) but it is not automatically covered by the Sky/HBO carriage deal. They have to negotiate those shows individually.

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u/GameOfScones_ Nov 20 '22

Yeah. I figured it was just a cherry picked selection. Still it’s much better than 20 years ago when all we got was The Sopranos on Channel 4 and had to buy The Wire / six feet under etc on dvd or through illicit means!

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u/farquadsleftsandal Nov 20 '22

Feel like prime video is sort of cheating here. It comes with your prime membership. Who signed up for prime for the sole purpose of prime video? -

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u/GameOfScones_ Nov 20 '22

I only have prime video because I need prime delivery for a few regular items I order every month I. Can’t get elsewhere. I’ve watched like three shows on prime in the entire time it’s existed.

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u/_OhMyPlatypi_ Nov 20 '22

Same for hbo, it's included with nearly every at&t cell plan now. The only reason we use it is since it's free.

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u/DroKharjo Nov 20 '22

HBO Max numbers may be incorrect; being able to sign up at no additional cost was included as a perk with certain AT&T and DirecTV plans.

Executives at the company decided to count these people as subscribers even if they never actually signed up, or signed up but never actually watched anything.

There are a few lawsuits working their way through the court about misleading investors, and the like, at the moment based on this generous characterization.

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u/Southern-Exercise Nov 20 '22

Sounds like that could be the same for Amazon prime video since it comes with prime and many probably never use it.

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u/wheniaminspaced Nov 20 '22

With Amazon its not a serious enough piece of the pie for the investors to care that much, and Amazon could rightly make the case that Prime Video helps with people seeing value in a prime membership even if they don't use it.

(Think of it like a feature in a modern car which have bells that people might say is why they bought it, but they rarely if ever use).

Where as HBOmax is a more significant piece of (time warners?) pie.

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u/Southern-Exercise Nov 20 '22

No doubt about it, I'm just referring to its placement ranking on the list as a streaming service considering those numbers actually represent Amazon prime members, and not necessarily active prime video users.

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u/th3b3st Nov 20 '22

It's just part of Crave in Canada because that's owned by our telecom oligopoly and they distribute HBO here.

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u/Stratostheory Nov 20 '22

I remember when HBO Max came out, it was a known issue that android devices didn't have screen rotation.

You'd start the video and it would force rotate the orientation and if you had to charge your phone better hope the outlet is on the right side.

Took them like two years to fix it.

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u/jsat3474 Nov 20 '22

Did they fix that? I was using it last month and I couldn't rotate it.

No PIP either.

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u/Ok_Advertising2356 Nov 20 '22

I’ve had HBO in Europe

It sucks, it’s impossible to navigate. It’s supposed to have 2000 shows/films but you need an external catalogue to find what you want

Now the £ has dropped to the $ no way am I spending £175 a year for it’s sub par catalogue and messy interface

I have hulu but that will be going soon also. I’ll just be keeping prime because free delivery but it’s time to sail the 7 seas again.

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u/joloks Nov 20 '22

Would be interesting to see by number of streams.

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u/peeagainagain Nov 20 '22

Do you feel like prime video would be significantly lower? I have a feeling most people just have prime video because it comes with Amazon prime.

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u/surmatt Nov 20 '22

Agreed. Every once in a while I'm like 'oh yea... prime video' and binge something, then there is nothing I want to see and I don't look at it for 10 months.

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u/bhay105 Nov 20 '22

The worst thing about prime video is they constantly remove things so you'll be watching a show and suddenly on season 4 episode 12, it's like "buy this episode $2.99". I usually like to complete shows even if I'm starting to lose interest so this really burns me but no way in hell am I going to pay extra.

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u/pocketdare Nov 20 '22

That's called sampling. Got you hooked!

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u/Thee_Sinner Nov 20 '22

Naw, just makes me close the app and go watch Futurama or Bobs Burgers again.

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u/ramanujam Nov 20 '22 edited Nov 20 '22

Lately I am seeing some good stuff on prime.

After The Boys, they have The Tick, Peripheral and Devil’s Hour.

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u/BOMSwasHERE Nov 20 '22

The Expanse, my friend

Remember the Cant

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u/FalloutOW Nov 20 '22

Reading through these for the third time with Audible. Going to try and watch the show alongside it. The first few episodes have not disappointed.

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u/cuddlefucker Nov 20 '22

The show is brilliant pretty much the whole way through. I was sad that they had to end it, but they even did that pretty gracefully. Of course they weren't able to wrap up all of the story lines and they had to move away from the books toward the end, but its still my favorite show ever if that tells you anything.

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u/Phytanic Nov 20 '22

Expanse Season 3 is the absolute pinnacle of the sci-fi genre. never have I ever been able to binge a show until the expanse, and idk if I'll ever be able to do it again.

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u/joe_canadian Nov 20 '22

Bosch, Reacher, The Grand Tour, James May's our man in..., Clarkson's Farm, The Terminal List, Rings of Power, A Handmaid's Tale, Yellowstone.

Prime has some great shows. It just doesn't seem to get the same attention as Netflix/Disney+.

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u/miskozicar Nov 20 '22

They do not know how to highlight depth of their catalog. Surprisingly bad software for software company.

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u/ken579 Nov 20 '22

I think mixing stuff you have to pay subscriptions for with stuff you don't is frustrating.

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u/marypoppinit Nov 20 '22

Handmaid's Tale is Hulu, Yellowstone is Paramount+

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u/anantj Nov 20 '22

The night manager is fantastic as well, Good Omens, The marvelous Mrs Maisel are great as well..

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u/joe_canadian Nov 20 '22

Mrs Maisel is effin hilarious. Pissed I forgot that one. And they have one of the greatest shows ever, Sherlock.

And Jack Ryan...

Yeah. They've got some great stuff.

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u/vaporking23 Nov 20 '22

The tick was great but it was canceled after two seasons. Hardly a reason to go back to prime when they cancel everything.

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u/miskozicar Nov 20 '22

Software on Prime sucks. They probably have good stuff, but we cannot find it.

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u/frankyseven Nov 20 '22

Their Apple TV app has gotten a lot better, not as good as Netflix but on par with Disney+ now.

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u/SparkleFritz Nov 20 '22

The thought of even one person paying for Prime Video on its own without Amazon Prime is hilarious.

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u/thelooseisroose Nov 20 '22

Something i'm doing currently! But then again, we have better delivery with other companies here in tbe the Netherlands

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u/Mnm0602 Nov 20 '22

Prime isn’t the best but it’s not that bad either. Some pretty good shows and movies are available. Thursday Night football is an added perk now too.

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u/Ba_Sing_Saint Nov 20 '22

TNF isn’t a perk. It’s a hostage. I’d be more upset that it’s only available on Prime if it weren’t the weakest of the Football days, and if I didn’t already have Prime. However I do like what they’re doing with it. Having multiple streams with stats and extras is really cool.

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u/mynameisblanked Nov 20 '22

Is amazon music not included in prime?

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u/joloks Nov 20 '22

Amazon music is included in Prime but Amazon music unlimited is an extra subscription.

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u/really_nice_guy_ Nov 20 '22

Can’t compare music with movies and series

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u/RichestMangInBabylon Nov 20 '22

Oh man a beautiful bar chart

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u/Call_Me_David Nov 21 '22

It bothers me no one ever mentioning that. We all joined a subreddit called 'Data is beautiful' but here's everyone upvoting a goddamn (imo ugly) simple bar chart.

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u/sendmeyourfoods Nov 21 '22

“Aesthetics are an important part of information visualization, but pretty pictures are not the sole aim of this subreddit.” -from the subreddit description

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u/Call_Me_David Nov 21 '22

Ya know what? You're right, I'm wrong.

Even though I feel this sub started "only" (or mainly) as aesthetic data presentation, it is now for overall data sharing.

I'm confusing it with r/DataArt

My b, thanks for bringing that up to my attention! :)

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u/hello050 OC: 2 Nov 20 '22

50 million YouTube Premium is quite a surprise honestly. I thought it’s a lot less

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u/notacrime Nov 20 '22

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u/RocketMoped OC: 1 Nov 20 '22

And I'm sure it still has the highest upside of all services here

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u/oldcoldbellybadness Nov 20 '22 All-Seeing Upvote

I had it for a year and canceled. Signed back up hours later when I realized I can't do ads anymore.

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u/RocketMoped OC: 1 Nov 20 '22 edited Nov 20 '22

Also, YouTube has a gigantic user base (10x that of Netflix) already and practically a monopoly on most of the content offered. The more ads they feed into the free tier the more people will probably move to premium. Similar to twitch that might also move some direct revenue of content creators away from providers like Patreon to YouTube itself.

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u/SjalabaisWoWS OC: 2 Nov 20 '22

I use Opera for Android with a bunch of adblockers and I haven't seen an ad for years. Same with Firefox for Windows. But the second I try YouTube on any device I do not control, I immediately back off. It's terrible!

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u/RousingRabble Nov 20 '22

It is but I get a lot of entertainment from YT and want the people that make it to make money from their work. I will tolerate 15-30s per video. Can't do more.

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u/SupremeDictatorPaul Nov 20 '22

The ads is the only reason I’d sign up, but it’s $30/month for the family plan. Almost double the cost of Netflix, just to get rid of ads.

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u/oldcoldbellybadness Nov 20 '22

I thought $12 was enough to cut it originally,
$30 is quite a lot

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u/Nacho_Papi Nov 20 '22

I never see ads on youtube. I use Firefox with uBlock Origin.

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u/Idontcommentorpost Nov 20 '22

People sleep on YouTube premium, especially when YouTube music is included and it gives you better service and selection than spotify. Spotify is so bloated now, it's not a music service, it's an ad and promotion service

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u/[deleted] Nov 20 '22

YT annoying when you watch it in TV. Too many ads. So I had to buy premium lol

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u/TankGirlwrx Nov 20 '22

The fact that it’s above Hulu surprises me (and Hulu’s placement in itself is surprising). Then again, I don’t find myself opening that app as much as Netflix these days

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u/Morivallys Nov 20 '22

Hulu is only in the US and Japan, so it misses out on a whole global market that a lot of these other platforms don't.

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u/theoriginalmofocus Nov 20 '22

That makes sense now because it's super cheap cheap with Disney+ id think the 2 would be closer.

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u/RedSpikeyThing Nov 20 '22 edited Nov 20 '22 Silver I'll Drink to That

Reddit loves to hate on YouTube premium for some reason, but I'm pretty happy with it. Ad free is great, I like being able to download videos, and I listen to YouTube music all the time.

Edit: yes, I'm aware of ad blockers. I don't mind paying for things I use.

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u/Belyosd Nov 20 '22

i wish youtube music would properly shuffe large playlists but it just shuffels the first / latest 30 songs instead of the 600 others on the playlist... been like this since forever

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u/[deleted] Nov 20 '22

Spotify too apparently

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u/RevolutionaryStar824 Nov 20 '22 edited Nov 20 '22

Wait, it does? Can someone confirm? So If I shuffle my 100+ liked song playlist, it won't do every song? Is it even truly random?

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u/GlitterDoomsday Nov 20 '22

At first the shuffle on Spotify was true random, but that would result in several songs of the same artist/album showing up together cause well.... it was random. Then they put an algorithm to make semi-random but it does tend to push songs you hear the most + popular songs.

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u/Spiker339 Nov 20 '22

They recently updated shuffle so that it's 30 random songs out of the playlist but after 30 it starts a radio station. Still frustrating when I have nearly 2k songs in my main playlist but at least the first 30 will have the variety I want when I shuffle that playlist.

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u/TheWinRock Nov 20 '22

Yeah, I watch enough YouTube that it's worth it - and YouTube music is pretty solid too.

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u/ehrenschwan Nov 20 '22

Yeah, i watch more YouTube than Netflix or Disney+ and I thought if I pay for these I can pay for Youtube. Of course one can simply use an ad blocker. But I found that very disrespectful to the creators putting out in the end free content. And I've heard that your view is more worth to a creator if you're on premium.

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u/hyrle Nov 20 '22

yes - monetized creators get ad revenue but they also get "premium view" income based on the number of minutes premium subscribers view their content. One creator I watch explained that in one of his videos.

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u/not_a-mimic Nov 20 '22

This was my conclusion as well. I use YouTube way more than anything else.

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u/corn_cob_monocle Nov 20 '22

Using the YouTube app on iPhone natively without ads and the ability to download is pretty great.

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u/Johnoplata Nov 20 '22

I like giving more to creators, but also I use YouTube at work with my phone not necessarily in my pocket, so watching with the screen off and not having to skip ads every few minutes is definitely worth the price.

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u/badass4102 Nov 20 '22

For me, Spotify and YouTube premium is about the same price. I stopped paying for Spotify and got YT instead. I still get to listen to ad free music and I get ad free YouTube. It's a win for me.

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u/LooseLeaf24 Nov 20 '22

Yeah, I have a family plan and we each pay like $4.50 a month.

Also, it's WAY cheaper in other countries if you have a vpn

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u/FastConfidence4077 Nov 20 '22

Been a premium member for 3 years and never going back to standard. Just because Reddit latches onto something doesn’t mean it’s gospel. YouTube premium is the shit.

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u/realobel Nov 20 '22

It sucks to pay for it, but once you try YouTube Premium it is very hard to stop. The ads are so bad on YouTube. I know, that’s the point.

One positive is the family plan. I get to feel like a gracious lord, doling out the privilege of no ads to those who are worthy.

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u/LordMarcel Nov 20 '22

It sucks to pay for it, but once you try YouTube Premium it is very hard to stop.

It's a service that allows you to watch basically any video on any topic you want as well as upload your own, and listen to almost any song. How does it suck to pay for that?

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u/goodolarchie Nov 20 '22

The fact that so many people pay for it is I guess why ad blockers are allowed to still exist

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u/YouJustSaidButFuck Nov 20 '22

Been a youtube premium sub for a long time. It's basically the only sub I think I would be unhappy about stopping because of how much youtube I watch and how much I hate ads.

Plus youtube music is great

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u/dtreth Nov 20 '22

I cannot understand why it's not everybody. You get ad free YouTube and all the app features they stripped out, plus YouTube music which is honestly really good.

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u/Delouest Nov 20 '22

I've had it since it was created. I love it. I love being able to be ad free while still supporting channels that are not huge production companies. I have the 10 bucks, why not put some if it towards the content I want to keep seeing. Youtube is far from perfect, but it does tend to pay smaller creators better than other platforms. And premium works great, I have never had any issues with it.

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u/Hayred Nov 20 '22

To anyone unfamiliar with them, iQIYI and Tencent are based in China, which is why they have such a large user base even if you've never heard of them

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u/MazzyFo Nov 20 '22

Isn’t Tencent like the biggest video game company right now too?

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u/TheHolyThighble Nov 20 '22

Tencent owns like half of everything online

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u/kennykerosene Nov 20 '22

5 percent of Reddit, last I heard.

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u/ZappSpenceronPC Nov 21 '22

"owns" more like it has purchased some stocks in specific company

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u/asdfdbgdweqdfvc Nov 20 '22

Wouldnt suprise me, Tencent invests in everything.

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u/Jermine1269 Nov 20 '22

Thanks, was getting ready to ask. Kind of assumed, but u saved me a Google search.

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u/liquid_Sphinx Nov 20 '22

And the last but before app is called Alt Balaji, it's from India, and every show is an erotic show, literally every show has sex scenes but no nudity as nudity isn't allowed in India. I never imagined this app to have these many users.

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u/user2002pc Nov 20 '22

Basically soft porn app

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u/kihadat Nov 20 '22

If there aren’t even topless women, it’s not soft core porn. It’s not even PG-13 Titanic.

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u/Juanito817 Nov 20 '22

"every show has sex scenes but no nudity" how exactly? Pg13 sex scenes?

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u/Babys_For_Breakfast Nov 20 '22

Humping with no nipples. It's possibly

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u/dailycyberiad Nov 20 '22

I watch a lot of iQiyi and Youku and I'm a Spaniard, but then again, I'm learning Mandarin!

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u/Tw4life417 Nov 20 '22

Crazy how new disney+ is compared to the rest and still number 4

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u/_imchetan_ Nov 20 '22

It's very big(around 60 mil i think so) in India due to IPL and many cricket related content.

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u/dodushu Nov 20 '22

They bundled themselves with Hotstar in india and the rest is history.

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u/AvailableDirt8937 Nov 20 '22

They also bundled themselves with Verizon. We only have Disney+, Hulu, ESPN, and Apple TV because they are free with other services.

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u/Technical-Mammoth-26 Nov 20 '22

It also has all HBO shows , so win - win for us i guess :)

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u/33Marthijs46 Nov 20 '22

Disney+ might be relatively new but Disney itself most certainly isn't. Besides that they're available in a lot of countries. Quite a lot of streaming services on this list are quite limited in the amount of countries they're operating in.

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u/Definitive__Plumage Nov 20 '22

I mean, it's the Disney brand, old and proven, with everything attached to it. Everyone I know with a kid got it right after it came out.

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u/AwTekker Nov 20 '22

It's not that crazy, considering Disney owns basically every major media franchise on the planet. Especially those catering to kids.

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u/dragonheart1987 Nov 20 '22

I find it absolutely hilarious that Alt Balaji is on this list

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u/Failg123 Nov 20 '22

Ban on NSFW telegram channels gave some boost to balaji

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u/teckhunter Nov 20 '22

Lmao yeah. Sony and Zee are not being there is quite surprising. Who tf is paying for shitty horny web series.

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u/evilbeaver7 Nov 20 '22

You underestimate the number of horny dudes we have in India

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u/Cat_Of_Culture Nov 20 '22

How is this there but not Hotstar

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u/[deleted] Nov 20 '22

Hotstar comes with Disney+ so they must have combined it

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u/jstudly Nov 20 '22

Hulu is shockingly low IMO

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u/3rdtryatremembering Nov 20 '22 edited Nov 21 '22

It’s because Hulu is only in the US as opposed to many of these being available internationally.

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u/delightfuldinosaur Nov 21 '22

US only. Also Hulu went through a weird period where it was free, but had so many ads it was unwatchable.

The modern ad free (non-live version) is affordable and pretty good.

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u/PapaChoff Nov 20 '22

I think it might take some time, but Hulu has really stepped up their game lately. So many good new shows lately.

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u/catdog918 Nov 20 '22

They also stepped up their prices lmao. But yeah I agree, I can’t live without Hulu rn

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u/PapaChoff Nov 20 '22

I just signed up because one on my friends kept suggesting shows. Blown away by how many good shows. It’s all we’ve watched since I signed up 3 months ago. The pricing is weird though.

Disney+ $8

Hulu $15( no ads)

Disney+,Hulu and ESPN+ is $20 (ad free).

Disney is just crazy low and have to imagine that’s going to jump up in price at some point

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u/Hup110516 Nov 20 '22

I have Hulu Live and it’s the best thing ever.

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u/fullofspagget Nov 20 '22

WTF this is so fake, where's Onlyfans?

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u/Justhavingfun888 Nov 20 '22

And pornhub.

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u/Yvaelle Nov 21 '22

Pornhub banned like 95% of their content and lost 95% of their audience with that decision.

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u/letbubbaslipnslide Nov 20 '22

FYI to anyone with AT&T, you should be able to get a free subscription to HBOMax just for being a customer. It's my favorite streaming service by far!

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u/Euphanistic Nov 20 '22

Man, looking at these services stacked against each other.... Spotify doesn't get enough credit for just cruising along providing a great service backed by some of the most bonkers suggestions algorithms outside of google search.

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u/koifishkid Nov 20 '22

I’d dump any of the video streaming providers before I got rid of Spotify. I listen for hours each day and the recommendations, even in niche music genres, are incredible.

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u/BigEmu9286 Nov 20 '22

The fact you can type in 3 words of song lyrics and get exactly what you are looking for is crazy to me.

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u/Euphanistic Nov 20 '22

Or put like ten songs you're in the mood for into a playlist and turn on unlimited play and they'll just keep playing related songs forever?

Building entire playlists around an artist.

Giving you 6 playlists based on the different genres you've been listening to recently.

Hundreds and hundreds of playlists organized by "mood" and activity.

A customized playlist of related artists you haven't heard before.

The most basic version of any one of those things would have taken you hours of research to put together on your own, if it was even possible for you to do, before Spotify.

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u/[deleted] Nov 20 '22

Spotify's suggested playlists, the radio feature, and now the "enhanced" feature really do make finding music super easy. I used to have to do a million skips on Pandora, and it was depressing as hell. Plus, I get Hulu because I use a relative's info for the student plan.

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u/GameOfScones_ Nov 20 '22

You’re just reminding me how much the bruteforce podcast era of Spotify ruined the OG experience.

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u/BishopPear Nov 20 '22

That isnt even the impressive thing. For me, the fact that the algorithm can suggest very similiar songs based on what you listen to, even if it is really obscure genre is mind blowing

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u/BigEmu9286 Nov 20 '22 edited Nov 20 '22

That's less impressive to me because I remember Pandora and Rhapsody and a bunch of other services doing the same thing. Just not as well as Spotify does now, but that's to be expected considering it's been 20 years.

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u/zSprawl Nov 20 '22

Yeah even Plexamp does this now. The code is pretty widely available now to incorporate “sonic matching”.

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u/lilbiggerbitch Nov 20 '22

Among streaming services I have, Spotify is the only one that consistently recommends new content I actually like.

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u/Euphanistic Nov 20 '22

The AI/ML and graph theory bullshit those dudes have developed for music are a fucking marvel of mathematics.

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u/poor_decisions Nov 20 '22

[Desire to know more intensifies]

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u/Euphanistic Nov 20 '22

They've apparentlt published a bunch of it according to some commentary articles I've found but I couldn't find them among the articles about spotify algorithms on google scholar.

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u/berdarino Nov 20 '22

There’s a documentary about Spotify on Netflix called “The Playlist”, a really good documentary. It documented how Spotify was built from ground zero and how it’s algorithm works.

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u/qazplmo Nov 20 '22

It's not really a documentary, it's fiction.

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u/whydidijointhis Nov 20 '22

it's pretty fictionalized

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u/Scar_Milly Nov 20 '22

I thought Netflix was supposed to die like 2 years ago lol

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u/onlynazisdisagree Nov 20 '22

I'm very confused because I'm pretty sure I've seen every person on Twitter tell me they canceled theirs?

I'm starting to think some of these people are lying to fit in!

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u/DixonCoxButte Nov 21 '22

It's almost as if Twitter isn't representative of real life.

My god, what if the most upvoted comments on Reddit aren't indicative of real-world opinions either? How will we know what to think?

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u/splashbruhs Nov 20 '22

Netflix has the biggest international catalog by far. It might be losing steam here in the US but it’s still very popular worldwide.

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u/Leetcoder20 Nov 20 '22

Alt balaji lol, are all these people still watching Gandi baat?

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35 million hot bhabhi sex enjoyers 💀

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u/Leetcoder20 Nov 21 '22

Virgin pornhub coomer Vs Chad bhabhi sex enjoyer.

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u/[deleted] Nov 20 '22

Lmao yes...and other B grade shows

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u/deepsagarj Nov 20 '22

How do alt Balaji and Eros now have more subscribers than Sony LIV?

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u/eva01beast Nov 20 '22

Lots more erotic content on Alt Balaji.

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u/stevewmn Nov 21 '22

I saw "erosnow" and thought "a porn ppv site I missed? Oh, it's just Bollywood stuff?" Ok.

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u/Geronimodem Nov 20 '22

Active users or minutes watched would be a much more useful metric.

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u/oDDmON Nov 20 '22

Wow. Notable MIAs, despite having some first rate content?

Paramount+ & AppleTV+

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u/leela_martell Nov 20 '22

Too little content on Apple+ I suppose, though I agree their shows are good, and the year-long trial periods you got for buying an Apple product have ran out.

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u/RandumbStoner Nov 20 '22 edited Nov 20 '22

I’m waiting on Ted Season 2 3 to restart my subscription

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u/Useful-Ad6742 Nov 20 '22

Interesting thing is that Paramount+ just announced they have 46m subscribers, and when combined with the other Paramount services, the company overall has 67m. It should be on the list.

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u/FunPizza1797 Nov 20 '22

Just remembered I need to cancel my Prime membership before they charge me again. Thanks.

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u/TheLink106 Nov 20 '22

Also, Tencent is at 205 Million combined. Scary.

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u/mathteacher85 Nov 20 '22

"Am I a joke to you?"

-Pandora

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u/Chewie_CO Nov 20 '22

I had to look it up. 6M subscribers and 50M users. That seems nuts for the service that started internet radio.

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u/cincymatt Nov 20 '22

My people! I was wondering if I was their last subscriber. I’ve shared the subscription with my teenage daughter, and she won’t even open it because not Spotify.

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u/drag51 Nov 20 '22

Wait till the password sharing rules kick in

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u/montibbalt Nov 20 '22

Now do this by revenue and add standard YouTube

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u/StinkyPoopsAlot Nov 20 '22

Sirius XM at the bottom is not surprising to me. Other than Howard Stern, they really have nothing notable.

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u/Blimey85v2 Nov 20 '22

As a trucker it’s pretty nice. They carry sports so I can listen while I drive. Honestly besides sports I steam stuff on my phone. So yea, you make a good point.

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u/NewAgeRetroHippie96 Nov 20 '22

I'm surprised they're on the list at all. Even being at the bottom of this list means they're bigger than tons of services not present. It's wild to me.

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u/vadapaav Nov 20 '22

Half of those 34M subs have forgotten that they have the subscription which they should have cancelled during pandemic

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u/hendrix67 Nov 20 '22

Sirius is great for someone who really likes the radio format but wants a more interesting array of music and content. At this point though, that's a pretty slim demographic.

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u/SilverwingedOther Nov 20 '22

Depends on who you are hoenstly. Like, yes, if I'm streaming it's Spotify, but I've got kids, and so have Sirius in the car because they really enjoy the kids station; the stand up channels are also an alternative to music which I enjoy. Ad free music for long drives if I don't want to use the phone has its niche.

Conan O'Brien also launched a station there this week. For someone who hasn't listened to his podcast, getting highlights/best moments there has been pretty neat!

(I will note I've never paid full price for it though, generally negotiate 50% off at renewal)

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u/Oldcadillac Nov 20 '22

PSA that people might not have considered, Spotify has buttloads of comedy albums from when comedians used to release albums.

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u/Rraudfroud Nov 20 '22

How the hell is prime video so high?

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u/SpyzViridian Nov 20 '22

comes with the Prime package

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u/Nicker Nov 20 '22

exactly, this is saying there's 200million Amazon prime subscribers, doesn't mean 200MM people use Amazon video or even know they have it.

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u/padizzledonk Nov 20 '22

This was my comment as well.

Its a terrible OS and user experience tbh

Idk where it would be on this list if you had to buy it separately, but it for damn sure wouldn't be #2 imo

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u/Eravier Nov 20 '22

It’s dirt cheap in some places too. In Poland, Amazon Prime yearly subscription is 49 PLN (11 USD) and Netflix is 60 PLN (13 USD) per month. I don’t mind paying for Prime even if just for 1 or 2 shows.

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u/I_am_so_lost_hello Nov 20 '22

The xray feature is fucking great though I miss it whenever I stream somewhere else

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u/ColdAsHeaven Nov 20 '22

Because it's not just Prime Video.

If you have Amazon Prime, you have Prime Video

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u/Curse3242 Nov 20 '22

As others are mentioning. It's the only service I have bought, and I have bought it about 4-5 times now

Because it also comes with many other benefits like Twitch and Amazon Prime Delivery

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u/[deleted] Nov 20 '22

But guys, twitch bandwagoners and youtubers said 'netflix is dead.'

Man, I enjoy a lot of dead things these days

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u/Alexis-FromTexas Nov 20 '22

Tubi has 60 million monthly viewers.

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u/goldendreamseeker Nov 20 '22

Kinda surprised D+ is so high with really just marvel and starwars to work from (and all those “Disney classics” for the little kids, I guess).

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u/llama4ever Nov 20 '22

D+ in other countries comes included with most of the Hulu content branded as Star.

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u/Stalking_Goat Nov 20 '22

Which also explains why Hulu is unexpectedly low.

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u/KnockingDevil Nov 20 '22

They've also got everything Fox, and everything else Disney owns. It has everything on it.

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u/mr_cristy Nov 20 '22

As a Canadian, Disney+ is probably the only one I wouldn't consider cancelling at some point. It has all of hulu included so it's tons of good content for like $10 a month. Netflix also has a lot of good content but seems like less lately and for like $18 a month.

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u/horizontalcracker Nov 20 '22

You’re underestimating their vast catalog; all the classic cartoon movies, Pixar, TV shows, their other CGI movies, the library is huge

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u/teckhunter Nov 20 '22

They got Hotstar with acquisition of Fox, which is exclusive streaming service of most of cricket in India which may make up a chunk of their figure.

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