Latin America SVOD subscriptions to exceed 130 million by 2026Monday, September 6th, 2021
Latin America to have 131 million SVOD subscriptions
Despite several poor economies, Latin America will have 131 million SVOD subscriptions by 2026; up from 76 million at end-2021. Brazil will remain the market leader, with 49 million subscriptions by 2026. Mexico will bring in another 32 million.
Simon Murray, Principal Analyst at Digital TV Research, said: “Five US-based platforms [Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV+ and HBO] will account for 91% of the region’s paying SVOD subscriptions by end-2026.”
Long-established Netflix will continue to lead the market, but its market share will fall. Disney+ will have 33 million subscribers by 2026, with HBO Max boasting another 10 million.
There was a wave of international SVOD platform launches during 2021. Paramount+ started in March, followed by HBO Max in June and Disney’s Star+ in August. Discovery+ will also expand in the region.
Links: Digital TV Research