16 Sep NBCUniversal’s Peacock Streaming Service has 15 Million Sign-ups, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts Says [CNBC]
Peacock’s 15 million sign-ups represent a 50% increase in six weeks.
By Alex Sherman
September 15, 2020 | NBCUniversal’s streaming service Peacock has 15 million sign-ups, a 50% increase in six weeks, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said Tuesday at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference.
Peacock is Comcast’s plan to monetize broadband-only subscribers through video. Peacock Premium costs $4.99 for non-Comcast and Cox subscribers and $9.99 per month without ads. It has hundreds of movies and TV shows, including past episodes of NBC staples such as “Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock.” Former NBCUniversal Chairman Steve Burke said last year he expects Peacock can make about $5 per month for every free Peacock subscriber in advertising revenue.
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