Republic TV’s HD OTT recorded 122mn watch minutes on Counting Day

Watchtime on digital streaming has crossed the TV viewership on counting days of Gujarat and Karnataka elections combined

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: May 29, 2019 2:14 PM
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Republic TV witnessed 122 million watch minutes on its digital live stream during its election reportage on May 23.  

The watchtime on digital streaming has crossed the TV viewership on the counting days of Gujarat and Karnataka elections combined. 

By way of reference, during the Karnataka Election Counting Day, the overall English news genre (which is a set 6 TV channels) together achieved 65 million watch minutes. Similarly, during Gujarat State Election Counting Day the total watch time of English news genre was 45 million minutes across BARC measured TV homes. These figures clearly indicate that the traction on Republic TVs HD OTT is growing exponentially alongside its huge success on traditional TV Broadcast segment.

Republic TV started the election reporting at 6am and remained ahead in presenting the vote count updates. The extensive network of on-ground reporters at every counting station tracked the trends and sentiments and reported the same in real time.  

On the counting day, Republic TV’s HD OTT became a preferred destination for viewers to get accurate election updates in real time, any time – anywhere, which resulted in receiving 967.21 million requests on CDN with an average of 15.91 Gbps of data consumed across the globe, as reported by Limelight Networks.
 

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