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Hulu first launched as an SVoD service in 2007 and went on to launch a live streaming service in May 2017 to accompany its VoD library. Hulu is jointly owned by WarnerMedia (10%), Comcast’s NBCU (30%), Disney-ABC (30%), and Fox Entertainment Group (30%). Disney is soon to become a 60% shareholder pending the completion of its $52.4 billion purchase of 21st Century Fox. Operations and figures: Hulu posted impressive 2018 figures with a 48% increase in subscribers, its best year ever, to reach the 25 million subscriber milestone. The advertising arm was also a resounding success, growing its user base by 50% year on year to boost revenue for the year by 45%. Disney revealed in early 2019 that Hulu…

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