In the past 12 months, DAZN has registered phenomenal growth making it world’s top grossing sports app. A study by data analyst, Sensor Tower reveals more details on this.

Gross user spending across month shows that the OTT service’s digital app brought in close to 11.5 million dollars in revenue-more than nine times its income for May 2018.

US subscribers contributed a huge chunk of DAZN’s revenue through its mobile app, 35%. Japanese subscribers contributed 6.5% cent of its revenue. The viewership of DAZN in Japan peaked a new height when the Men’s National football team encountered Chile at Copa America.

DAZN forayed into US, Italy, Spain and Brazil in 2018. That development propelled the flow of revenue in American market.

The streaming service’s income saw it top all sports app in the Sensor’s Tower study, which include revenues from Android stores in region including China.

ESPN’s sports app is just behind DAZN regarding collected revenue. They garnered close to 4.7 million dollar in user spending which represents 5.6 times its revenues in May last year.

America is a major contributor to ESPN’s revenue also. Almost three quarters of its revenue came from the US, followed by Canada which represents 1.6 per cent of the gross user spending on the ESPN app.

Meanwhile, Major League Baseball’s at the bat and the National Basketball Association app also trailed behind DAZN’s, while onX Hunt, an offline GPS-driven app used for hunting, made up the top five for the month.

Jayita Sardar
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Aspiring journalist working for sportzbusiness.com and exploring the juncture of sports, business and technology. Interested in sports economy and logistics of sports policy-making.

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