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Bell Media Established As Canadian Online Video Powerhouse as April comScore Numbers Released

- Bell Media ranks #2 in Canada for videos viewed, behind only Google -

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TORONTO, May 31, 2011 /CNW/ - With the release of industry-standard comScore numbers, Bell Media is firmly established as a Canadian online video giant. Bell Media is the only Canadian company in the top five highest-ranked companies by videos viewed, and outranks every other Canadian media company according to comScore's April 2011 Ranking. Second only to Google, Bell Media ranks #2 in Canada for videos viewed, and #3 time spent watching video online.

"Ranking up amongst the biggest online entities is a testament to the strength of Bell Media to compete not only as the #1 broadcaster in Canada, but as a powerful contender in the digital video marketplace," said Gary Anderson, Head of Bell Media Digital. "This is very good news for our advertisers, and sets the watermark for media companies in Canada."

Top Video Properties by videos viewed, April 2011

  1. Google Sites
  2. Bell Media
  3. Microsoft Sites
  5. VEVO



Last month, video views to Bell Media sites totaled almost 120 million, with more than 8.8 million hours of video consumed.

About Bell Media Digital
Bell Media Digital delivers the most popular news, sports, entertainment and lifestyle media in Canada through dynamic systems including Canada's leading online video network, award-winning websites, user-generated content sites, mobile-optimized sites and apps. Bell Media Digital is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. 

*Source: comScore Video Metrix, April 2011, Bell Media and CTVglobemedia combined.



SOURCE News - Media

For further information:

Carolyn Fell, Bell Media Digital, carolyn.fell@bellmedia.ca


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