via press release:
UNIVISION INTERACTIVE MEDIA’S TRAFFIC LEVELS SKYROCKET TO HIGHEST EVER WITH COVERAGE OF 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP™
NEW YORK, NY – June 23, 2010 – Univision Interactive Media delivered its highest traffic levels ever across online and mobile generating almost 19 million page views and 2.6 million visits on day 12 of the tournament alone. To date, the tournament has delivered over 180 million page views and 23.3 million visits across platforms. UnivisionFutbol.com’s World Cup coverage continues to ignite passion and is providing more audience engagement than any other event.
Live streaming of all day 12 matches propelled the site to the #1 streaming day ever with over 700,000 hours of live streamingthroughout the day and the longest streaming time per media player, with viewers watching an average of 1 hour, 45 minutes of video. Live streaming, extensive match coverage and commentary have nearly 5 million hours of video to date and daily unique streams continue to average over a quarter million.Day 12 was also the top day for Univision Fútbol’s mobile app shattering records with nearly 1.7 million page views and more than310,000 visits. These results were fueled by the app on iPhone, which also had its #1 day. Across all platforms, the Univision Fútbol App has generated nearly 15 million page views and more than 2.6 million visits since the start of the tournament.
Univision Interactive Media continues to set record traffic every day since the start of the World Cup across the board – site wide onUnivision.com, on UnivisionFutbol.com, during live video streaming, and across mobile offerings.Univision Communications has transformed itself into the U.S. World Cup destination across all its platforms – television, online, mobile and VOD – allowing U.S. audiences to have the best experience and unprecedented access to the biggest sporting event in the world no matter what device they connect from. All matches are being streamed live and for free on UnivisionFutbol.com in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The UnivisionFutbol.com online and mobile sites are engaging users daily with real-time results, news and all the latest coverage. The popular Univision Fútbol App is also providing instant game updates across all platforms and remains a top-ranked app in the Apple App Store.
UIM Traffic: Univision.com U.S./Puerto Rico Traffic Analytics (MRC Accredited); Quattro Wireless, July Systems, MIA (6/11-6/20) Live Streaming Traffic: Conviva, 6/22 for yesterday and 6/11-6/22 for tournament-to-date App Traffic: July Systems, 6/22 for yesterday and 6/11-6/22 for tournament-to-date
About Univision Communication’s Exclusive Spanish-Language Coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™Univision Networks Broadcasting all 64 games of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ live and in high definition (HD), Univision offers the most comprehensive World Cup experience bar-none through all its platforms – Univision, TeleFutura, and Galavisión Networks; Univision.com, Univision Móvil and Univision On Demand – with nearly 900 hours of coverage. The network’s World Cup announcer team which include Pablo Ramírez, Jesús Bracamontes, Jorge Pérez-Navarro, Jorge Ottati, José Luis Chilavert and Diego Balado, as well as the host of all pre-, halftime and post-game coverage, “República Deportiva’s” (Sports Republic) Fernando Fiore, comprise the most noteworthy, seasoned sportscasters and former soccer players, and will provide the greatest expertise covering the World Cup in television today.
Univision.com is an Official Internet Broadcaster of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ and is offering live streaming of all games onwww.UnivisionFutbol.com. Fans have access to real time game stats and minute-by-minute commentary. Live coverage of the tournament also includes interviews with players and coaches, exclusive behind-the-scenes video of soccer stars, and Univision talent reporting directly from the streets of South Africa. World Cup coverage also includes the latest tournament news, an in-depth look into the history of the matches including profiles of over 70 of the best players in FIFA World Cup™ history.
Univision MóvilUnivision Móvil is a Mobile Content Provider of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ and is providing the latest news, game calendars and more on the UnivisionFutbol.com mobile website. Live mobile streaming of the matches is accessible to Verizon Wireless V CAST subscribers where available. Univision Fútbol App Univision Interactive Media launched its new Univision Fútbol App which offers the latest news, video and photos directly from South Africa along with detailed stats and game results. Downloaded information across all platforms can be found here.
Univision On DemandUnivision On Demand is making the games available 24 hours after they air, free of charge to subscribers On Demand on various cable distributors (some distributors are offering the games in HD as well). A complete schedule of Univision’s World Cup coverage is available for download at www.UnivisionFutbol.com.
About Univision Interactive Media, Inc.Univision Interactive Media, Inc. is the digital division of Univision Communications Inc., the premier Spanish-language media company in the United States. Univision Interactive Media, Inc. includes Univision.com (www.univision.com), the premier Spanish-language Internet destination in the U.S., and Univision Móvil, the industry’s most comprehensive Spanish-language suite of mobile offerings. Univision Communications Inc. also owns and operates Univision Network, the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 95% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, which was launched in 2002 and now reaches 85% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Studios, which produces and co-produces telenovelas, reality shows, dramatic series and other programming formats for all of the Company’s platforms; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 63 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group which owns and/or operates 68 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and 5 stations in Puerto Rico. Univision Communications also has a 50% interest in TuTv, a joint venture formed to broadcast Televisa’s pay television channels in the U.S. Univision Communications has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.univision.net.