About 800 thousand Portuguese subscribed to streaming services between the months of February and April, pushing the number of subscribers to this type of platforms in Portugal to the threshold of two million.
According to Marktest’s Barómetro de Telecomunicações (Telecommunications Barometer), the Portuguese market was no exception to the growth in demand registered in other markets, driven by the confinement period, which led Netflix, the platform with the highest volume of subscribers in Portugal, to register in the first quarter of this year. numbers above analysts’ expectations.
“Adherence to streaming services increased the number of customers in the two main players in the Portuguese market,” points out Marktest, referring to Netflix and HBO (see graph). In total, in two months, there are over 800 thousand Portuguese people paying for the subscription of at least one streaming platform.