ESPN uses Flash Platform to enable largest ever US sports webcast

On Friday, ESPN.com posted a blog that reported on their viewership metrics for
the games.  They noted the U.S. vs. Algeria game streamed was the “largest
U.S. audience ever for a sports event on the web” with 1.1 million unique
viewers.  The article also reports that through 14 days of World Cup
coverage, five million viewers have watched the World Cup on ESPN3.com and
consumed more than 9.2 million total hours.

ESPNMediazone.com
June 24, 2010

U.S.
– Algeria: ESPN’s Highest-Rated and Most-Watched Soccer Telecast

http://www.espnmediazone3.com/us/2010/06/u-s-algeria-espn%E2%80%99s-highest-rated-and-most-watched-soccer-telecast/

One Response to ESPN uses Flash Platform to enable largest ever US sports webcast

  1. Steve Kudirka says:

    We also developed ESPN Soccer Gamecast in Flash:
    http://soccernet.espn.go.com/gamecast?id=264048

    According to the blog:
    “Additionally, GameCast for the U.S. vs. Algeria match reached one million visitors who spent 10.1 million total minutes watching the match.”