Roku Takes Credit for Being ‘Important’ Part of Disney Plus’s Booming Q4 Signups

Published on Feb 14, 2020

Roku, in announcing strong 2019 holiday-quarter results, gave a bit of a flex in claiming it was a key part of Disney Plus reeling in 26.5 million customers in Q4.

CEO Anthony Wood, on the company’s earnings call Thursday, gave props to Disney for blowing past Wall Street expectations with the new streaming service in its debut and said Roku helped them get there.

“Hats off to Disney,” he said. “That was incredible.” He added that in addition to great content, what Disney did with the launch of Disney Plus was “lean into the tools that we have available on our platform” to promote subscriptions.

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Author: Todd Spangler