As part of its Q4 2020 results report presentation, which took place this last Tuesday, January 19th, Netflix reported a total of 37.5 million subscribers in Latin America. The figure shows that the platform has added 1.2 million subscribers in the region between September 30th and December 31st, 2020, a period in which it had reported 36.3 million clients. Likewise, in relation to Q4 2019, the SVOD OTT added 6.120 million subscribers, since, at that time, it featured a total of 31.4 million subscribers in the region.
The region with the highest number of Netflix subscribers at the end of Q4 2020 is the one made up of the US and Canada (UCAN). There, the platform reported to have a total of 73.9 million subscribers at the end of 2020, and during Q4 it added 855 thousand, since as of September 2020 it had reported 73.081 million. Second place is for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, which ended 2020 with 66.7 million subscribers and added 4.46 million during Q4. Latin America has ranked third in terms of the amount of subscribers by region, while the last place is for the Asia-Pacific region (APAC), which has ended the year with 25.49 million subscribers to the platform and, during the last three months, added 1.99 million there.
As officially reported by Netflix, during the last quarter of 2020, the SVOD OTT added 8.5 million subscribers globally, to end the year with a total of 203 million subscribers in the world. Likewise, in relation to Q4 2019, the platform added 37 million subscribers internationally. In addition, the company forecasts to end Q1 2021 with a total of 209 million worldwide.
Among the most outstanding contents of 2020 available on the platform, Netflix highlighted series such as ‘The Crown’, as well as some films, including ‘The Midnight Sky’; ‘Over the moon’; ‘We can be heroes’ and the Brazilian ‘Just Another Christmas’, watched in around 28 million households globally. Regarding local series, Netflix reported that the Latin one ‘Selena: The Series’ was watched in 25 million households. Also, by 2021, Netflix reported that it currently has more than 500 titles in a production stage, and has recently announced its plan to release original movies every week.