Latin America to add 63 million SVOD subscriptions

Monday, March 8th, 2021
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Latin America will have 116 million SVOD subscriptions by 2026; up from the 53 million recorded at end-2020.

Brazil will contribute 44 million to the 2026 total, followed by Mexico with 29 million.

Latin America - SVOD subscription forecasts by platform - Netflix, Disney+, HBO, Amazon, Apple TV+, Claro Video, Others
Source: Digital TV Research

Simon Murray, Principal Analyst at Digital TV Research, said: “There will be a wave of major SVOD platform launches in Latin America during 2021. Paramount+ will start in March, followed by HBO Max and Star+ in June. Discovery+ is also expected expand in the region.”

Five US-based platforms [Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV+ and HBO] will account for 90% of the region’s paying SVOD subscriptions by end-2026.

Links: Digital TV Research