BBC Sport’s Transfer Deadline Day Followed by 9.4 Million Browsers Worldwide
September 3, 2013
BBC Sport enjoyed 9.4 million browsers worldwide for their coverage of football’s transfer deadline day, viagra the highest numbers outside of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
The report by the BBC showed that 6.4 million of the users were from inside the UK, viagra cheap | while three million logged on globally to follow the action.
Furthermore a special edition of BBC One’s Football Focus attracted an audience of 1.8 million with 1.077 million watching updates throughout the day on the Red Button.
Another 600,000 viewed the show online and more than 38,000 listened to BBC Radio 5 live’s Monday Night Club through the BBC Sport website.
The BBC Sport website’s live text commentary which ran from 7:00am on Monday until 1:00am on Tuesday attracted 18 million page views and close to two million browsers.
The total of 6.4 million UK users has only been bettered once since London 2012, during Andy Murray’s Wimbledon semi-final victory over Jerzy Janowicz.
The report also said: “Taking into account worldwide browsers, the previous non-Olympics high for total users was 8.6m on the day Sir Alex Ferguson announced his retirement as Manchester United manager in May.
“For global users alone, the record was 2.7m during London 2012.”