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CNBC Posts Best Month Ever in Unique Visitors
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. – September 28, 2016 – CNBC maintained the number one position for digital video in August for the second consecutive month with 12.8 million unique content video viewers in the Business/Finance News category, up 73% year-over-year*.
CNBC also held the first position in the Business/Finance News category for July. According to data from comScore, the month was CNBC's third highest ever with 13.6 million unique content video viewers and growth was up 79% year-over-year*.
Off the heels of the great momentum in video, CNBC also posted its best month ever in August 2016 with 31.4 million unique visitors across the Total Digital Population, up 36% year-over-year**.
"The robust growth we are seeing across our digital footprint each month is exciting," said Jay Yarow, Senior Vice President and Executive Editor, CNBC Digital. "The CNBC Digital portfolio offers everyone from the savvy investor to the aspirational entrepreneur content necessary for their everyday lives and we look forward to continuing along the path of being the number one destination for all things money across every platform."
*Source: August 2016 comScore U.S. Video Metrix.
**Source: August 2016 comScore U.S. Media Metrix Multiplatform.
With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 386 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 15 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC's highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.
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