Netflix released its quarterly letter to shareholders [PDF] saying that it’s excited to have competitors like Apple and Disney.
The company announced that its Q1 2019 earnings are US$4.5 billion in revenue, which is up 22.2% year-over-year. The letter mentions Apple and Disney, but Netflix says it welcomes the competition:
Recently, Apple and Disney each unveiled their direct-to-consumer subscription video services. Both companies are world class consumer brands and we’re excited to compete; the clear beneficiaries will be content creators and consumers who will reap the rewards of many companies vying to provide a great video experience for audiences.
Because of how different Apple TV+ and Disney+ will be in terms of content, Netflix isn’t worried that those competing services will impede it, saying that its streaming service only represents about 10% of total TV usage, so it still has a lot of room to grow.