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Why Is It So Hard To Make Money In Streaming?

Because it’s a completely different business model

Tony Yiu
Alpha Beta Blog
Published in
5 min readFeb 18, 2024

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Streaming entertainment is a notoriously hard market to make money in. Despite having 260 million paying subscribers, Netflix only made $5.4 billion in profits last year. That works out to be around 21 dollars of profit per subscriber per year. And the current level of profits is heavily due to a string…

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Tony Yiu
Alpha Beta Blog

Data scientist. Founder Alpha Beta Blog. Doing my best to explain the complex in plain English. Support my writing: https://tonester524.medium.com/membership