netflix surpasses 1 billion downloads on google play

Netflix has reached an impressive milestone – it now has over 1 billion downloads of its Android app on Google Play. This number includes the cases when the application comes pre-installed but that doesn’t take away of the mind-blowingly high number of installs.

Quick comparison with other streaming platforms reveals Amazon Prime is in the 100-500 million tier, Hulu is between 50 and 100 million downloads, and HBO GO is a mere shadow with its 5+ million installs.

Another rising star that might challenge Netflix is Disney+ which is in the 10 million tier, but it is available at a…