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Disney Plus could lose 20 mn subscribers after ceding IPL streaming rights

About 50 million, more than one-third, of the worldwide subscribers come from Disney+ Hotstar, a product offered in India and other South Asian nations, and cricket has a been a big driver of that

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Walt Disney | Indian Premier League | OTT platforms

Christopher Palmeri & Lucas Shaw | Bloomberg 



A man looks at his phone as he passes by a screen advertising Walt Disney's streaming service Disney  in New York City. Photo: Reuters
Disney lost the cricket bidding war to a group that includes Paramount Global and India’s Reliance Industries

Co. could lose as many as 20 million of its Disney+ subscribers after being outbid for the streaming rights to cricket matches this week.

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First Published: Wed, June 15 2022. 16:23 IST

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