Netflix grasped an inspiring milestone – it without hesitation has over 1 billion downloads of its Android app on Google Play.
This number comprises the cases when the application comes pre-installed but that doesn’t take away of the mind-blowingly elevated number of installs.
Speedy contrast with other streaming platforms shows Amazon Prime is in the 100-500 million tier, Hulu is stuck between 50 and 100 million downloads, and HBO GO is a mere shadow with its 5+ million installs.
A new rising star that might contest Netflix is Disney+ which is in the 10 million tier, but it is available at a trickle of markets and relatively new – it will mark its first birthday in November.
Netflix shown in the newsreel through the past few months as one of the first platforms that let down its streaming quality to ease network strain during the COVID-19 lockdowns.
The bandwidth limits lightened two months later, but other companies are still defaulting at SD quality.