WarnerMedia’s John Stankey on Disney+ Hot Start: ‘How Many of Those 10 Million Customers Are There In 6 Months?’

“[Disney] did a good job, good for them. They’re off to a good start,” Stankey says about Disney+ launch

WarnerMedia chief John Stankey complimented Disney’s streaming debut on Monday — but said it’s just as important for streaming services to keep viewers from canceling their subscriptions as it is for companies to get off to a hot start.

“The bigger trick here for most of these streaming services is how many of those 10 million customers are there in 6 months?” Stankey said, while talking with Vox’s Peter Kafka at the Code Media conference in Hollywood.

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Sean Burch

Sean Burch

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