Paying Kayo Subcriptions as reported in News Corp Quarterly results and the 2019 Annual Report. pic.twitter.com/QOavyHbA2S
— sportsindustry (@footyindustryAU) February 7, 2020
As of December 31, 2019, Foxtel’s total closing subscribers were 2.952m, an increase of 3% compared to 2018, primarily due to subscriber growth at Kayo, partially offset by lower broadcast subscribers.
As of December 31, 2019, there were 372,000 Kayo subscribers, of which 350,000 were paying subscribers, compared to 72,000 subscribers (42,000 paying) in the prior year. As of February 5th, there were more than 370,000 paying Kayo subscribers.
As of December 31, 2019, there were 343,000 Foxtel Now subscribers, of which 334,000 were paying subscribers, compared to 358,000 subscribers (354,000 paying) in the prior year. (Note: Foxtel Now is a streaming service that can include sport as well as entertainment)
— Clive Dickens (@clivedickens) February 5, 2020
‘Active Subscribing Accounts rose to 825,000 up from 700,000 in August last year.
Optus Sport successfully launched Season 4 of the 2019/20 English Premier League with audience engagement increasing 42% compared to the same quarter last year.