BroadbandTV reaches 575 million unique monthly viewers

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BroadbandTV, a Vancouver-based media-tech company that creates, distributes, manages, and monetizes video content, has reported several new company milestones, including that it has reached 575 million unique viewers each month.

“Our ‘people bottom line’ is as important as our financial one.”-Shahrzad Rafati

 

The company claimed that it is now second to Google in unique viewership and called itself the largest media company in terms of total monthly watch-time. In addition to receiving 38 billion video views every month, its total annual video viewership has increased at a compound annual growth rate of 102 percent between the fiscal years 2014 to 2018, with a total of 405 billion video views in 2018.

“With unprecedented growth and an unwavering commitment to profitability, we continue to lead our peer group in all key measures, including unique viewers and watch-time,” said Shahrzad Rafati, founder and CEO of BroadbandTV. “We’re building one of the most successful media technology companies in the world from the West Coast of Canada, and despite all that we have achieved, this is really just the beginning.”

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