Netflix subscribers up 25%, streaming revenue by 23%

An overview of Netflix streaming revenue and paid subscribers between Q1 2015 and Q1 2019.

Netflix has continued strong growth in both streaming subscribers and revenue, according to the latest company reports. Paid subscriptions increased 25.2% year-on-year in Q1 2019, taking total levels just shy of 150 million. Global streaming revenue also saw double-digit growth, up 23.3% to $4.4bn.

Total streaming revenue equalled $15.4bn in 2018, up 37.2% from the year before. When compared to data from Digital TV Research, Netflix accounted for 44.0% of the total SVOD market last year.

However, whether this dominance continues is uncertain, particularly with recent announcements of competing platforms from Disney and Apple....

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