VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, leading media and technology company BroadbandTV (BBTV) signaled continued growth by announcing that it added 332 million new monthly impressions to its network in July 2014, reaching 2.4 billion monthly views on YouTube. One in ten North Americans online watches at least one BBTV video per month, based on total numbers within comScore’s latest report*.
“We’re thrilled to be on this trajectory as our global content creator community resonates with a rapidly growing audience,” said Shahrzad Rafati, Founder and CEO, BroadbandTV. “Our focus remains steadfast on accelerated growth, providing best in class services and building the most innovative tools and technologies available for our diverse content publisher community.”
The company currently operates the third largest Multi-Channel Network (MCN) on YouTube globally. BBTV now achieves 2.4 billion impressions across its network and boasts over 20,000 partners, cementing the company as one of the largest and fastest growing players in the industry. BBTV’s proprietary VISO Catalyst technology has also surpassed 10,000 users and is growing rapidly with double-digit percentage monthly growth rates.
Headquartered in Vancouver, BBTV’s MCN business runs parallel with the company’s Professional Services line of business. The business works with a number of major brands, including the NBA, FremantleMedia and A&E to provide accurate and scalable content detection, optimization and monetization solutions, helping them become more successful online.
In June 2013, the leading European entertainment network RTL Group acquired a majority stake in BBTV. Both companies also formed an ongoing strategic partnership to accelerate the global growth strategy of BBTV. RTL Group’s initial investment of US $36 million is part of a planned series of investments in the company.
For more information on BBTV please visit: www.bbtv.com
* comScore Video Metrix Key Measures July 2014: http://www.comscore.com/Insights/Market-Rankings/comScore-Releases-July-2014-US-Online-Video-Rankings/.
* comScore Video Metrix Key Measures show that 190.3 million Americans watched online content videos in July 2014 with BroadbandTV generating 19,354,000 unique video viewers. A video is defined as any streamed segment of audiovisual content, including both progressive downloads and live streams. Video views are inclusive of both user-initiated and auto-played videos that are viewed for longer than three seconds.
BroadbandTV is an innovative media and technology company that drives success for online video creators by leveraging its proprietary technology and massive online reach. BroadbandTV operates one of the world’s largest entertainment networks on YouTube with over 20,000 network partners amassing two billion impressions per month. BroadbandTV has developed some of the most advanced and innovative technologies in the online video space: VISO NOVI, for detecting and managing fan uploaded content and VISO Catalyst for enhancing viewership and engagement for premium videos. The company lives by its core values of Creativity, Collaboration, Care and Drive to foster entrepreneurship amongst independent content creators, and to advance the online video industry. www.bbtv.com