Disney streaming service can top Netflix in the long run: JPMorgan

| March 8, 2019

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Disney has already cemented its place as the happiest place on Earth. By yearend, it might be the happiest place in the streaming world with Disney+, according to a new note from JPMorgan. Despite facing intense competition from Netflix, analyst Alexia Quadrani contends that Disney’s brand recognition could drive Disney+ subscriber growth beyond what its streaming rival boasts today.

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