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Disney+ has lockdown bonanza in Europe – infographic

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In the month since its European debut, mobile video traffic from new streaming service Disney+ has reached 7 Exabytes per month. Disney confirmed that it had secured 54 million subscribers within days – providing relief to parents with children off from school – and creating headaches for mobile operators who have to juggle the exponential demand for data during nationwide lockdowns.

Here’s the story from a network traffic perspective based on Enea Openwave worldwide deployments and a survey we commissioned from Censuswide: