According to the data provided by iResearch this July, here comes the list of China’s top 20 internet companies by total reached users in the first half of 2012. The research was based on long-term monitoring for 400,000 network behavior samples.
Youku: China's Leading Online Video Network
7.7% of clicks on Sina Weibo shortened links went to Taobao last month, followed by Tudou, YouKu and Baidu.
Youku and Tudou, the two largest online video companies in China, announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for Tudou to combine with Youku in a 100% stock-for-stock transaction. “When the strategic combination is complete, Tudou will retain its distinct brand identity and platform in Youku Tudou Inc., strengthening and complementing Youku’s video business. […]
Group M, Youku and research company Sinomonitor jointly released a research report “Online Video Audience & Media Value” last December; the report showed that instant messager, Weibo and social networks are the top three channels China internet users share online videos.
According to iResearch, the top 10 online video websites in the second quarter by total daily reach: Youku.com Tudou.com Xunlei.com Qiyi.com (Baidu) Ku6.com 56.com cntv.cn pps.tv pptv.com joy.cn
There are rumors that Baidu is to acquire Tudou.com. According to a Securities Times reporter‘s source who’s close to Baidu senior management, Baidu has approached Tudou.com with two acquisition proposals. One option is direct acquisition of Tudou.com by Baidu and Tudou will remain independent operation and focus on UGC and original production. The other option […]
A recent comScore study reveals that portals commanded the largest share of online minutes, accounting for 24.4% of total time in Greater China (including Taiwan and Hong Kong), followed by the Entertainment (9%), Search/Navigation (6.2%), Social Networking (5.5%) and Retail (5%)site categories. These five categories combined accounted for half of all time spent online in […]
In Q1 2011, three online video portals, Youku Tudou and Qiyi, combined represent over 70% market share by effective browsing time. 86.4% of China internet users watch video online, which is close to 340 million. Total effective browsing time in total in Q1 is 3,64 billion hours, up 22.1% from the previous quarter.
Watching CCTV’s Gala Show on Chinese New Year Eve is a tradition. Since I was a kid, the whole family gathered together in front of the television on CNY Eve waiting for CCTV Gala Show while making dumplings. Is it changing? According to the latest Chinese New Year (CNY) Gala Show cross-platform study from Nielsen, […]
According to iResearch’s latest data, China’s Q3 online video market in 2010 reached 1.39 billion yuan (about US$208 million), up 32.4% compared to the previous quarter. The online video market in China is estimated to reach 16.99 billion in 2013.
In a Youku poll to see what made the biggest impression on viewers of World Cup 2010, the vuvuzela takes the first place, with 22.5% of respondents (2,355 votes) voting for “The ear-splitting vuvuzelas” as the most striking feature of the matches so far.
comScore last week released its March 2010 rankings of the top video properties in Hong Kong based on data from its comScore Video Metrix service. The report found that 88.5% of Hong Kong’s Internet population viewed video online in March, with visitors averaging more than 10 hours of video viewing per person during the month.