With a large part of the population of countries in quarantine, cinemas closed and entertainment options becoming more restricted, the popularity of streaming services has increased, and much.
According to data from JustWatch, a platform that shows where which film is available in which streaming service, we see that the main streaming services have more than increased since March, where a good part of the impositions were imposed.
In the US, the government declared a State of Emergency and streaming services saw the curve start to grow.
Before, at the beginning of the month, countries like Spain and Italy started the so-called lockdown where the population was forbidden to leave the streets.
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In the USA, since March, joining the Netflix it was more than 330% with the best performance among the services available in the country being triggered.
The newly launched Disney + saw an increase of 290%, followed by Amazon Prime Video with 266% and the Hulu with 259%. And in May, the value of the subscription with 2 HD screens in the USA will increase to US $ 12.99. (about 70 reais today), the most basic plan will be US $ 8.99 (about 49 reais). In Brazil, the Basic plan costs R $ 21.90 per month.
You can see how the curve varied in different countries in the chart below:
And in the USA we will still have the launch of HBO Max now in May and the launch of the Peacock, the streaming service of NBCUniversal.
The streaming war continues and is strong.