FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, June 18th, 2018
TELEMUNDO DEPORTES DIGITAL POSTS THREE CONSECUTIVE RECORD-SETTING DAYS WITH ITS 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP RUSSIA™ PRESENTATION
Mexico’s Historic 1-0 World Cup Victory over Germany on Sunday Ranks As Most Live Streamed Event in Telemundo History, Breaking Prior Record Set on Friday for Spain-Portugal Thriller
Telemundo Deportes Delivers Largest Livestreaming Day in Network History on Sunday, after Setting Record Just One Day Earlier
Telemundo Deportes Has Delivered 266 Million Livestream Minutes for Opening Four Days of World Cup
MOSCOW – June 18, 2018 – Telemundo Deportes’ digital presentation of its first-ever 2018 FIFA World Cup™ across TelemundoDeportes.com, and the Telemundo En Vivo and NBC Sports apps, has delivered blockbuster consumption numbers, setting records in each of the past three days (Fri., June 15-Sun., June 17), according to digital data from Adobe Analytics.
After only four days of competition, Telemundo Deportes’ World Cup coverage continues to hit milestones and is well on its way to becoming the most livestreamed Spanish-language event in U.S. history.
Digital highlights from Telemundo Deportes’ World Cup presentation:
- Yesterday’s historic Mexico 1-0 victory over Germany was the most livestreamed event in Telemundo history and is pacing to be the largest livestreaming event in Spanish-language history with 1.1 million livestream uniques. The win was Mexico’s first-ever against Germany in World Cup play. The Mexico-Germany match shattered the prior record set on Friday for the thrilling Spain-Portugal match (963,000 livestream uniques) which ranked as the most-streamed game in the U.S. in any language in the first two days of competition.
- Sunday’s full three-match coverage delivered Telemundo’s best-ever day on digital platforms, with 2.3 million uniques, generating 6.7 million livestreams and 76 million total minutes viewed.
- On Saturday, Telemundo set its prior record for consumption on digital platforms, with 1.8 million uniques, generating 5.9 million livestreams and 66 million total minutes viewed.
- For the full four days of match coverage, Telemundo has delivered 4.4 million uniques, generating 21.4 million livestreams and 266 million total minutes viewed. The average viewer is spending 32 minutes per match watching Telemundo livestreams.
Live streaming on TelemundoDeportes.com and the Telemundo En Vivo and NBC Sports apps is powered by NBC Sports Group’s Playmaker Media.
Complete info from Telemundo’s full coverage of the World Cup will be issued later today.
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About NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises:
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo, and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 27 local stations, 51 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world; and Universo, the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment cable network, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.